2018 ADDY Award Winners!

UPDATED for Round Three of the 2018 ADDY Awards! Last Friday, the final winners were announced for the 4th District American Advertising Awards in Chicago. Ringling took two golds and two silvers in the student categories. Congratulations for beating the final round! Keep soaring to greater heights! STUDENT AWARDS GOLD Leslie Adelaide (Graphic Design, ’19) – […]

Dr. Thompson Guest Column: SRQ Daily!

Keep Sarasota Schools on Top GUEST COLUMN BY DR. LARRY R. THOMPSONFEBRUARY 26, 2018REPOSTED FROM SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES Next month voters in Sarasota County will decide a very important issue: whether to renew the 1-mill referendum first approved in 2002 that provides extra funding for the elementary, middle, and high schools in our district. If […]

Spotted on Campus: Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson was on campus as part of the Ringling College Studio Labs. While here he screened his new movie, Lost in London, which is the first of its kind as it was shot in one take and broadcasted live to theaters in London. ART Network was able to snag a one on one interview with […]

PRESS: Ringling College Receives Record Donation

Ringling College Receives Record-Breaking $15 Million DonationBoard of Trustees member Dr. Joel Morganroth & Dr. Gail Morrison Morganroth donatelargest single gift in the College’s 86-year history  SARASOTA, FL (January 29, 2018) – This morning, Ringling College of Art and Design announced it has received its largest single gift and the first eight-figure gift since the institution was […]

Thompson: A Good Reason for Ringling Students to Give Up Winter Break​

GUEST COLUMN BY DR. LARRY R. THOMPSONJANUARY 11, 2018REPOSTED FROM SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE With the arrival of the new year and start of the spring semester at Ringling College of Art and Design this week, I feel compelled to share how constantly amazed and inspired I am by the drive, passion and creativity of our current students […]

Ringling Gives Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving! And in the spirit of gratitude, we held our second annual Ringling Gives Thanks Day this past Friday. This year, more than 620 students, 38 faculty and staff members, and 60 parents stopped by the event to write thank you notes, sketch out drawings and illustrations, create videos, and post photos to our […]

7 Questions with Brandon Oldenburg

Written and illustrated by Kristen Camisa (Illustration ’18) Award-winning illustrator, designer, sculptor and film director Brandon Oldenburg (Illustration ’95), was on campus for Ringling College’s 2017 Preview Day last Saturday! He gave a fascinating presentation to current and prospective students about his creative journey and entering the uncharted territory of Virtual Reality, a field that […]

PRESS: Ringling College Announces VR Major

Ringling College Becomes First Art + Design School to Offer Virtual Reality Development BFA The College will welcome its first class to the new undergraduate VR degree program in fall 2018 OCT 18, SARASOTA, FL – In fall 2018, Ringling College of Art and Design will be the first art college—and one of the first […]

Computer Animation Grads Win GOLD Student Academy Award!

Update: October 12, 2017 CONGRATULATIONS: Ringling graduates took home the Gold tonight! Ringling graduates Beth David and Esteban Bravo won the Gold in Animation at the 44th Student Academy Awards! The two have already received international acclaim for their award-winning and poignant four-minute animation, In A Heartbeat. The piece was created as a senior thesis […]

Dr. Thompson in Sarasota Herald-Tribune!

Thompson: The courage to create Guest Column by Larry R. Thompson Reposted from Sarasota Herald-Tribune It is often a shock for people to learn how critical creativity and innovation have become to the success of today’s and tomorrow’s organizations over the last decade. But what does this really mean? At its most basic, to come […]