Reimagining the Figure – An Invaluable Resource for Ringling College

Figure models pose in elaborate costumes for Ringling College’s Figure Reference Library.

Historians can trace depictions of the human form all the way back to prehistoric times. From cave paintings to medieval workshops, the sketchbook pages of da Vinci, Delacroix, and Degas to London’s Royal Academy, the vast array of figure drawing throughout the centuries highlights the significance of the observational practice.  At Ringling College of Art […]

Faculty & Staff Spotlight: Karen Wetherby

I first met Karen Wetherby in 2010, when I “came in through the backdoor” to Ringling College unexpectedly, and she had the challenge of trying to figure out who I was, why I was here, and what to do with me! I quickly realized that for me, Karen was the go-to person who was familiar […]

Ringling College Congratulates Emily Bridges on ‘Best Narrative Feature’ Win at Toronto International Women Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design congratulates Director Emily Bridges on her ‘Best Narrative Feature’ win at the Toronto International Women Film Festival for ‘Acting: The First Six Lessons.’ The film, starring Emily and her father Beau Bridges, was shot and produced at Ringling College in 2019 with Semkhor Productions, Executive Producer David Shapiro and […]