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. […]

National Portfolio Day hosted at Ringling College

Details of Madi Wong’s illustration for the National Portfolio Day poster.

Ringling College of Art and Design will host 37 colleges and universities on campus for National Portfolio Day on Sunday, Jan. 21. National Portfolio Day events are scheduled throughout the fall semester and into January, and take place throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. The event gives prospective students a chance to get feedback from […]

Student artwork selected for company’s holiday card

Stella Kim and Michael Wilson pose with the award-winning card art work.

Sarasota law firm Williams Parker announced Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration student Stella Kim ’27 as the winner of their 2023 Holiday Card Design Contest. The partnership with Ringling College is in its sixth year of collaboration in seeking creative designs from students for their annual holiday card. As part of the recognition, […]

Ringling College faculty support local literary festival

Off the Page: Literary Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design’s Creative Writing program partners with The Hermitage to support Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources in launching Off the Page: A Literary Celebration.  The events commence on November 1, with a novel writing workshop at Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library. The NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) workshop, led […]

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, […]

INDEX and Smithsonian American Art Museum launch 3rd-annual “Drawn to Art” series

Composite illustration of the 10 women artists included in the 2023 edition of Drawn to Art.

For the third consecutive year, Smithsonian American Art Museum has published a series of digital comics drawn by Ringling College of Art and Design students called, Drawn to Art: Ten Tales of Inspiring Women Artists. The comics celebrate women artists represented in the museum’s permanent collection. The ongoing series is part of a partnership between […]

Illustration student attends Mattel’s Barbie premiere

Five women stand in front of Barbie branded background all wearing pink outfits

As part of the College’s dedication to help students land great jobs, the Center for Career Services is there to support students in finding great internships. Our ambitious students land internships at the likes of Bath and Body Works, Disney, Dreamworks, Electronic Arts, General Motors, Laika, Psyop, Riot Games, Smithsonian, and Warner Bros. Discovery, among […]

Illustration senior completes internship with international retailer, Bath and Body Works

A woman poses in front of a building with blue tile placed in a plaid pattern.

As summer break comes to an end, ambitious Ringling students interning for the summer are finishing up their projects and heading home. This year, our students interned at Electronic Arts, Disney, Dreamworks, General Motors, Laika, Mattel, Psyop, Riot Games, Smithsonian, and Warner Bros. Discovery, among others. Rising senior Elayna Sisson spent her summer working with […]