Big wins at the 2023 Golden ADDYs Gala

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On Feb. 25, Ringling College of Art and Design students, faculty, and staff brought home 75 awards at the Golden ADDYs 2023 American Advertising Awards in Sarasota, FL.  The ADDYs — or the American Advertising Awards — is the industry’s largest and most widely recognized competition, with nearly 35,000 submissions yearly. The awards are given […]

Graphic Design students recognized as GDUSA Students to Watch

Headshots of two female college students who were recognized by GDUSA’s feature Students to Watch.

Two students at Ringling College of Art and Design have been selected as 2023 Students to Watch by GDUSA. Samm Grimm and Nickela Winfield, both seniors in the Graphic Design program, are being recognized by the well-known industry publication.  The “Students to Watch” feature is widely recognized within the design industry and allows for well-deserved […]

Alumni recognized by industry leader for award-winning short film Period Drama

The maker of industry leader animation software Maya is recognizing two Ringling College alumni for their continued success with their award-winning short film Period Drama. Period Drama was created by Anushka Nair and Lauryn Anthony, both 2022 graduates of the Computer Animation program at Ringling College, as their senior thesis project, using Maya, 3D animation, […]

Winners announced for Creative Writing’s high school competitions

Three female college students work collaboratively, sharing a laptop and printed zines at a white table.

Twelve high school students from across the globe have been selected as winners of Ringling College’s high school writing competitions. Ringling College of Art and Design’s Creative Writing program announced the winners of two writing competitions, Storytellers of Tomorrow and Anyone’s Game. Both competitions are exclusively for high school students, highlighting the College’s commitment to […]

Ringling College named as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named Ringling College of Art and Design a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students. This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  In spring 2022, one Ringling […]

Alumni animated short Black Slide makes Oscars shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that an animated short, created by a Computer Animation alumni, is on the shortlist of short animated films being considered for a 2023 Oscar. The film, Black Side, was created by Computer Animation alumni Uri Lotan ’12. Based in Tel Aviv, Lotan and his short […]

Ringling College student film wins Best Student Project at SIGGRAPH Asia

Ringling College Computer Animation (CA) graduates Lauryn Anthony ’22 (L) and Anushka Nair ’22 (R) worked together on Period Drama, a 2-minute animated short for their CA senior thesis.

A film created by two Ringling College of Art and Design alumni has been selected as the 2022 SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival (CAF) “Best Student Project.” Anushka Nair ’22 and Lauryn Anthony ’22 created the film as Computer Animation students at Ringling College. Period Drama was selected from more than 405 submissions from 19 […]

New film documentary featuring community leaders of color opens Dec. 2

Warriors features interviews with 11 local community leader women of color.

Community members are invited to attend a screening of the new documentary film, Warriors of Sarasota: The Interconnections of Diasporic Roots, Identity, Sisterhood and Service Dec. 2 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The screening will be accompanied by a photo exhibition and panel discussion Dec. 2, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at the Mara Art Studio and Gallery located […]