Fine Arts students publish interview of visiting faculty and artist Marina Shaltout

Scene from Joy Ride by Marina Shaltout

Creative Pinellas published an interview of Ringling College of Art and Design visiting full-time faculty in Fine Arts and Visual Studies Marina Shaltout, written by Ringling students Luna May ’27, Fine Arts, and Kathryn Rizzo ’27, Fine Arts. The interview was a part of an assignment for their Writing Studio class taught by Liberal Arts […]

Highlights from 2023

Students discussing work in the Graphic Design hallway.

Wow! What a year! As we wrap up an eventful 2023, here are a few highlights that stand out. Campaign launches Ringling College announced the public launch of the Catalyst for Creativity Campaign which aims to raise $175 million to support students and faculty, our growing facilities, and expanding our community programs. Ringling College builds […]

Printmaking faculty presents Arctic Circle residency work at climate conference

Eszter Szikz printing with ash and a silk screen onto the snow in the Arctic Circle.

Ringling College of Art and Design printmaking faculty Eszter Sziksz attended the Arctic Circle art and science residency in October, where she sailed aboard a ship for three weeks making site-specific work, screen printing messages with climate concerns onto the glacial ice and snow using ash.  Sziksz presented selections from this work at “The Universal […]

Fine Arts alum and current Junior named finalists for NYAA AXA Art Prize

Close up detail of an oil painting of two abstracted people smoking in a garage.

Two Ringling College of Art and Design Fine Arts students were named finalists for the 2023 AXA Art Prize U.S., held by the New York Academy of Art. First awarded in 2017 and now considered one of the premier student art competitions in the country, the AXA Art Prize is open to paintings, drawings, and […]

Ringling sound designers mix Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday concert special for CBS

Studio Labs sound designers finish mixing Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday special for CBS.

Since May of this year, Ringling College of Art and Design’s sound designers Nick Palladino and Troy Logan ’22, Film, have been working on the three-hour theatrical release of Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday concert, Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90 at the on-campus post-production complex, part of the Ringling College Studio Labs. The film was […]

Student artwork selected for company’s holiday card

Stella Kim and Michael Wilson pose with the award-winning card art work.

Sarasota law firm Williams Parker announced Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration student Stella Kim ’27 as the winner of their 2023 Holiday Card Design Contest. The partnership with Ringling College is in its sixth year of collaboration in seeking creative designs from students for their annual holiday card. As part of the recognition, […]

A Rookies interview with Jessica Buck: Motion Design

Motion Design student Jessica Buck working in a Motion Design classroom.

Recent Motion Design alum Jessica Buck ’23 was interviewed by The Rookies for an article about her experience at Ringling College of Art and Design. Buck shared insights into her college experience, praising the time spent in the Motion Design program and working with the College’s in-house Design Center. Her article was full of insider […]

President Thompson recognized in Florida Trend’s Florida 500

Headshot of Ringling College President Larry Thompson in a dark jacket and red tie, sitting and smiling with his legs casually crossed.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s President, Dr. Larry R. Thompson, has been named in Florida Trend’s Florida 500 for the third time during his tenure. Thompson was also recognized in 2018 and again in 2019. The Florida 500 edition recognizes Florida’s most exceptional and influential business leaders from across the state. Dr. Thompson is […]

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, […]