Ringling College announces public launch of Catalyst for Creativity Campaign

Ringling College’s signature building

On Wednesday, November 29, 2023, Ringling College of Art and Design announced the public launch of their comprehensive fundraising campaign: Catalyst for Creativity. The College’s Office for Advancement has been in the silent phase of the campaign, raising over $127 million of a $175 million goal.  During a private cocktail reception, Ringling College’s top donors, […]

Ringling loves PINC: Student team designs event branding for arts and innovation festival

Four students from the Graphic Design and Motion Design majors collaborate on event branding project for a client.

Four Ringling College of Art and Design students created the branding design for the 2023 PINC Experience, a one-day creativity and innovation event that invites speakers from disparate backgrounds and careers. Yael Bloom ’23, Motion Design; Jessica Buck ’23, Motion Design; Alex Levielle ’23, Graphic Design; and Nickela Winfield ’23, Graphic Design, were invited to […]

Ringling students collaborate with Belgian artist on queer parade

Ringling College students rehearsing with Lieven De Boeck.

By Tom Winchester Tomorrow, Dec. 1, at 11 am at the Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design, Belgian performance artist Lieven De Boeck and a group of Ringling students will be performing, What’s Going On? The piece begins with De Boeck and the students reciting a manifesto of relational art before […]

Sarasota Art Museum’s newest exhibition highlighted in the Herald Tribune

Judy Pfaff exhibition at Sarasota Art Museum.

Jay Handelman of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune shared his review of Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design’s new exhibition, Judy Pfaff: Picking up the Pieces. For the exhibition, Pfaff simulates both the natural beauty and abundance in Florida and the chaos in the aftermath of a major storm event, like last year’s […]

Entertainment Design students make career connections at IAAPA Expo

Entertainment Design students and faculty enjoying themselves at IAAPA.

November 13-17, 2023, Ringling College of Art and Design students and faculty attended the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida. IAAPA, The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, represents over 6,000 amusement-industry members in more than 100 countries worldwide and operates several global attractions-industry trade shows. The annual Expo, the premier global event for the […]

Ringling College to host 3-day VR and Healthcare Hackathon

Demonstration of a virtual reality animation by a Ringling College VRD student.

Ringling College of Art and Design will host the first Virtual Reality Healthcare Hackathon Invitational next year, from Feb. 9 at 6 pm to Feb. 11 at 3 pm. The College will be joined by 25 universities, each represented by teams of three students from both undergraduate and graduate schools. Twenty-five developers and healthcare practitioners […]

Veteran’s Club student president writes for Sarasota Scene

Painting of a U.S. Marine for the Ringling College exhibition War Paint.

Ringling College of Art and Design Veteran’s Club student president Josh Thomas Bray ’24, Creative Writing, wrote an article for Sarasota Scene Magazine on the upcoming exhibition, War Paint: Profiles of Courage. In the article “Honoring Heroes: War Paint: Profiles of Courage Exhibition Returns to Ringling College,” Bray shared the importance of the exhibition, “In […]

Forensic artist will host Spring Workshop at Ringling College

Man wearing a black baseball cap and jeans works on a clay sculpture of a human head and face

Senior Forensic Imaging Specialist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Joe Mullins gave a presentation for Ringling College of Art and Design’s faculty and students, and forensic, medical, and advanced sculpture professionals in the Larry R. Thompson Academic Center on Saturday, Nov. 4. The presentation is a precursor to a workshop that […]

Computer Animation alum featured in Rookies article

A still from Barking Orders by Alex Tullo.

Ringling College of Art and Design alum Alexander Tullo ’21, Computer Animation, was featured in a Rookies article highlighting his career. Tullo was a Rookie Awards 2021 Finalist and Career Opportunity winner. In the interview, he talks about his amazing experiences at Ringling College and as an intern at On Animation in Montréal and how […]

Motion Design students take 1st place in
24-hr international animation contest

Still from the 24 HOURS contest winning animation by Ringling College Motion Design students.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s Motion Design students won first place in the 21st annual 24 Hour Animation Contest. The winning team, “FinalFinal.mp4,” was made up of Anastassia Kovach ’24, Hei Kuok ’24, Hannah Nguyen ’24, Sehee Kim ’24, and Alex Cho ’24, all Motion Design majors.  The contest challenges teams of five students […]