Animation Alum attends Nickelodeon Artists Program

Multiple stages in the development of an animation by Meibol Moran ’23, Computer Animation

Meibol Moran ’23, Computer Animation, was one of only six new participants selected for Nickelodeon’s Artist Program, an annual, six-month development program at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, California. Participants are assigned to one of three tracks—Storyboard, Visual Development, or CG Generalist—and work directly on productions alongside creative mentors and lead artists.  The Nickelodeon […]

Illustration alum gives artist talk for Sarasota arts community

Police car with lights on in traffic.

Illustration alum Jamiel Law ’19 will give an artist talk at the Arts Advocates Gallery in Sarasota on Feb. 23 from 4-6 pm. Law’s talk, “Don’t Breath,” takes its title from an illustration Law created. The work and talk consider the psychological notion of police presence in the African American community in the United States. […]

Ringling College 2024 Alumni Honor Wall Revealed


Twelve alumni were honored in a ceremony on campus in the Keating Center on Jan. 26. The hybrid ceremony celebrated the reveal of the Alumni Honor Wall, a wall of large portraits featuring exceptional Ringling alumni. Each year since 2018, a selection committee chooses 12 alumni to celebrate for their post-graduation achievements—awards and accolades, as […]

Computer Animation alum nominated for College Television Award

Still from animation Strings Attached.

Ria Shinde ’23, Computer Animation, has been nominated for a College Television Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (aka the Television Academy). The nomination, in the category of “Animated Series,” recognizes Strings Attached, a piece that Shinde wrote, produced, and directed while she was still a student at Ringling College of Art […]

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 […]

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 […]

Award-winning Photography alum making a name for himself in the industry

Headshot of a young Black man, Jesse Clark, wearing a headscarf.

Recent Ringling College of Art and Design grad Jesse Clark ’23, Photography and Imaging, is already experiencing tremendous success as he steps into the professional world. It should come as no surprise, as Clark was the 2023 Trustee Scholar for Photography and Imaging and the 2023 Best of Ringling President’s Award recipient. His work has […]

Tackling AI: Ringling’s Task Force explores its uses and ethics

Ringling faculty Rick Dakan aboard a Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser at Disney World.

As interests and concerns about Artificial Intelligence flared world-wide this year, Ringling College of Art and Design rose to the challenge—creating an AI Task Force to research the scope of possibilities and potential challenges of using, working with, and learning from the artificial intelligence machines and software with a particular focus on artists, designers, and […]

Art Walk and upcoming Galleries programming

Harry Callahan’s 8 by 10 inch Silver Gelatin Print, Eleanor, Chicago, 1949.

Tonight, Friday, October 13, marks the opening of a number of exhibitions across campus. A gathering of food trucks plus live music will take place for the first Ringling College Galleries’ Art Walk event of the 2023-2024 academic year. The galleries will be open from 5-8 pm, with food from Killiks Kitchen, serving Hawaiian food, […]