Will Mauricette says goodbye to Ringling Feud, but the show will go on

Ringling Feud: Photography vs. Film.

After two seasons and 16 episodes, Ringling Feud host and co-founder Will Mauricette ’24, Film, graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design on May 2, saying goodbye to the popular ART Network production. But fans and hopeful teams can rejoice: Plans are underway to continue the show into the 2024-25 academic year and beyond. […]

Ringling College announces inaugural Carl Foreman Award winner

Ringling Film senior wins inaugural Carl Foreman Award pictured with Eve Williams-Jones.

A film student and a father living with Alzheimer’s are at the center of Matthew Peterson’s Swan Song, winner of Ringling College of Art and Design’s inaugural Ringling College Film Carl Foreman Award. The award, to be given annually, recognizes a graduating senior majoring in Film or Creative Writing for outstanding achievement in screenwriting, directing, […]

Ringling faculty participate in inaugural comic convention

Illustration from comic made for SiestaCon.

On Saturday, May 11, Creative Writing faculty Rick Dakan, Illustration faculty Gary Barker, and Liberal Arts faculty Glenn Schudel, will host a table at SiestaCon, a brand-new comic book convention in Sarasota. The event will take place at Robarts Arena, where the Class of 2024 Commencement ceremony took place last week. The group will be […]

Ringling College plays host to multiple events for Sarasota Film Festival

Film faculty and students at Sarasota Film Festival screening.

April 5-14, the 26th annual Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) brought dozens of filmmakers to the area, with film screenings, panel discussions, and more happening at downtown Sarasota’s Regal Hollywood Theater and other locations in and around the Ringling College of Art and Design campus. Led in part by SFF managing director Paul Ratner, also a […]

Booker High Law Academy and Visual Arts students visit forensic sculpture exhibition

Booker High students explore the forensic sculptures inside the Special Collections reading room.

On Wednesday, April 10, a group of almost 70 students from neighboring Booker High School visited the Ringling College of Art and Design campus to view a collection of busts made over spring break at the Forensic Sculpture Workshop. The visiting students were part of Booker’s Law Academy program and Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) […]

Students gain industry insights and job connections at 2024 Game Developers Conference

A group of students stand in front of a colorful Ringling College booth at the Game Developers Conference

Ringling College of Art and Design students, faculty, and staff recently attended the 2024 Game Developers Conference (GDC), held in San Francisco March 18-22. The group represented the College at an informational booth in the event’s expo hall while also experiencing essential seminars and workshops. This year’s featured speakers at GDC included Nintendo Executive Officer […]

Students, faculty, and alumni make their mark for student scholarships

Students working on their bottles at the INDEX hosted workshop for the Make Your Mark project.

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni from Ringling College of Art and Design collaborated with Maker’s Mark Distillery to produce a series of uniquely designed bottles of bourbon called, Make Your Mark. The project is part of the College’s Industry Experience (INDEX) program, which creates opportunities for students to gain real work experience while still in college. […]

Avant-Garde: a colorful history of philanthropy and fun

For their 25th grand entrance, the Thompsons arrived as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, and the great and powerful Wizard of Oz. Dr. Thompson confirmed that future Avant-Garde galas will now look to Ringling students to set the tone and launch the evening event.

Now in its 28th year, Ringling College of Art and Design’s annual fundraising gala Avant-Garde invites guests—donors, faculty, staff, students, and members of Sarasota’s arts community—to conjure up all of their creativity and create unique, elaborate, topical, and infamous looks for the much-anticipated event. Each year offers a new theme, and the College’s Design Center […]