Fine Arts Head Joe Fig featured on guest panel at the Dalí Museum

A scene from the background of Salvador Dalí’s The Sheep.

On Thursday, September 21, 2023 Ringling College of Art and Design’s Fine Arts and Visual Studies Department Head Joe Fig will join Professor in the School of Art and Art History and Director of the Institute for Research in Art at the University of South Florida Margaret Miller and The Dalí Museum Curator of Education […]

Welcome back Art Walk full of humorous and artful highlights

Ringling College’s Galleries and Exhibitions held its first Art Walk of the new year on Friday, Jan. 20. Over 950 visitors crowded into galleries across the campus, enjoyed dinner on the lawn with a meal from the food trucks, participated in an interactive art performance, and watched a live band.  Lost Summer, an exhibition of […]

Award-winning art critic Jerry Saltz gives words of wisdom


Morganroth Auditorium in the Larry R. Thompson Academic Center was buzzing with excitement in anticipation of the talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Jerry Saltz on Friday, Jan. 13.  Saltz was invited by Ringling College of Art and Design Fine Arts and Visual Studies Department Head Joe Fig, to talk with students about his career […]

15 seniors awarded College’s highest honor for talent, contributions, and leadership


Fifteen of Ringling College’s most outstanding students are being recognized this week for their exceptional creative talent, community involvement, and leadership. This year’s winners will be recognized on Nov. 4 during the College’s annual Trustee Scholar Awards celebration. The event will begin with a reception, followed by a formal ceremony during which each Scholar will […]

Fine Arts Senior Melvin Gomez Featured on PBS

Photo courtesy of WEDU PBS  Ringling College of Art and Design senior Melvin Gomez was recently featured on WEDU Arts Plus, a weekly arts and culture segment on PBS devoted to highlighting artists and cultural organizations around Florida’s West Coast.  Originally from El Salvador, Melvin was selected as the 2021-22 Fine Arts Trustee Scholar, Ringling […]

Fine Arts Grad in Sculpture Magazine!

Congratulations to Meagan Hindel (Fine Arts, ’19), for winning an Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award presented by the International Sculpture Center. Her work, entitled A Perspective, was selected from 325 nominees coming from 139 schools around the world and featured in Sculpture Magazine. The Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards is an annual […]

Meet Graduate on the Go, Daniel Jeffers!

Featured Graduate: Daniel Jeffers, Fine ArtsHeaded to The Vermont Studio Center Art Residency program Daniel Jeffers, a 2017 Fine Arts graduate, is headed to The Vermont Studio Center which boasts the largest fine arts and writing residency program in the country. The program is highly selective: of the 1500 applicants it accepted 50 and of the […]

2018 Senior Thesis Exhibitions

Senior Thesis Exhibitions & Event Dates: April 27 – May 3, 2018  Ringling College seniors are pleased to present their final projects in the annual Senior Thesis Exhibitions. Some events are one-night-only events and some are on-going exhibitions that will take place in the Ringling College Campus Galleries. Please see below for the full schedule […]

2018 Grads on the Go!

It’s Commencement Week at Ringling College, and we are excited! As we count down the days, we will be profiling a handful of our graduates this week in our Graduates on the Go series. This series profiles three exceptional students who are graduating from Ringling College and heading to new and exciting career opportunities. With […]

Annual Best of Ringling Exhibitions 2018

2018 Best of Ringling Exhibitions | April 7 – 21, 2018 Opening Receptions: Friday, April 6 The annual Best of Ringling Juried Exhibitions showcase the top art and design projects created by Ringling College students in every major. Exhibition openings will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Campus Galleries (see map below). Refreshments will […]