Best of Ringling 2024 celebrates outstanding student work

Best of Ringling 2025 host Will Mauricette.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s annual juried exhibition, Best of Ringling opened Wednesday night, April 17, with an awards ceremony in Scott Plaza, preceded by the exhibition opening in the Diane Roskamp Exhibition Hall and the David and Lois Stulberg Gallery. The exhibition and reception are part of a 90-year tradition at the College, […]

College Galleries presents 11 exhibitions at Art Walk event

Glass sculpture from the collection of Richard and Barbara Basch.

Friday, Jan. 12, Ringling College Galleries and Exhibitions present their third Art Walk of the academic year, and the first of 2024, with 11 exhibitions. Among the exhibitions will be a new show from the Basch glass collection featuring vibrantly colored glassworks, artworks from Illustration faculty George Pratt’s two-month sabbatical in Morocco, and student work […]

Veteran’s Club student president writes for Sarasota Scene

Painting of a U.S. Marine for the Ringling College exhibition War Paint.

Ringling College of Art and Design Veteran’s Club student president Josh Thomas Bray ’24, Creative Writing, wrote an article for Sarasota Scene Magazine on the upcoming exhibition, War Paint: Profiles of Courage. In the article “Honoring Heroes: War Paint: Profiles of Courage Exhibition Returns to Ringling College,” Bray shared the importance of the exhibition, “In […]

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, […]

Photo Gallery: Class of 2023 Senior Thesis Show

Person with long blonde hair reading a display book.

On Friday, April 28, seniors from all 13 of Ringling College of Art and Design’s majors exhibited their thesis work for the world to see.  Film, Game Art, Motion Design, and Virtual Reality Development exhibits were presented during one-night-only events on campus. Computer Animation works were screened in the auditorium at the historic Manatee High […]

Best of Ringling 2023 Juried Exhibition

A gallery full of people to view the work at the annual juried exhibition.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s annual juried exhibition Best of Ringling opened Friday night, April 21, with an Awards Ceremony in Scott Plaza, preceded by the exhibition opening in the Roskamp Exhibition Hall and the David and Lois Stulberg Gallery. The event was a roaring success, with over 450 people in attendance, many staying […]

Exploring mangroves and the human existence

Artworks behind glass. Two are images of nature printed onto sun visors, two are drawings on glass.

Students, faculty, and staff visiting the second floor of the Alfred R. Goldstein Library this month will have encountered the colorful depictions of nature featured in the window displays of the Brizdle-Schoenberg Special Collections Center. Photographs of flora and fauna are transformed into sculptural objects, printed onto the familiar form of sun visors. The works […]

Circles and Spheres guided tour with collector, Barbara Basch

Four sculptures by Seattle-based glass artist Richard Royal from the exhibition Circles and Spheres at the Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery, currently on view until March 24, 2023.

Until March 24, 2023 Barbara Basch will give twice weekly tours of an exhibition of glass art from the Basches personal collection, Circles and Spheres. The exhibition is a curated selection that contains over 300 pieces. For the exhibition, Barbara Basch and her late husband, Dr. Richard Basch, selected the grouping with Director and Chief […]

Local favorite 10x10s return with new home at Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College


On Thursday night, Jan. 26, art lovers, enthusiasts, lifelong learners, and curious minds gathered at Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College to attend the long-anticipated return of the 10×10 lecture series. The event was sold-out, filling every seat in the Museum’s McGuire Hall.  A local favorite of the Sarasota community that took a two-year hiatus […]

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 […]