Illustration is back on top – ranks #1 in Florida and the South 

Mr. Badger’s Afternoon Coffee Break (2021). This digital illustration is by Ringling College Illustration student Ale Ortega Romero ’23, and was selected as the Most Outstanding Junior Award for Best of Ringling 2022. The 2022 Illustration School rankings have been released by Animation Career Review – and guess who’s at the very top, yet again!  […]

Visual Studies Grad Lands #1 Spot on NY Times Best Sellers List 

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Stacey’s Extraordinary Words skyrocketed to the top of The New York Times Best Sellers Children’s list in January 2022. The book, written by former Georgia State Representative and current GA Governor nominee Stacey Abrams, follows the story of a young girl (based on Abrams) who learns that win or lose, her words are powerful. And, […]

Ringling Illustration Student Headed to Hollywood

Sarasota, Florida resident, Mariah Salinas, will travel to Hollywood as a winner in the Illustrators of the Future Contest and will be published in the international bestselling anthology, L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37. Mariah is a sophomore at Ringling College of Art and Design majoring in Illustration. Anticipating that the pandemic […]

Drawn to Art: Ten Tales of Inspiring Women Artists Comic Series

Ringling College Illustration Students Complete INDEX Project for Smithsonian American Art Museum Ten Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration students created a series of biographical sketches for the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) based upon the lives of ten women artists whose work is featured in the Museum’s collection. With aligned missions to inspire […]

Illustration Students Win Record Number of Awards

Every year, Ringling College Illustration students participate in the annual Student Scholarship Competition, held by the prestigious Society of Illustrators, and every year, Ringling students win awards – but this year, students knock it out of the park winning a record total of 37 awards, more than any other art school in the U.S! This […]

Ringling Pays Tribute to Accomplished Alumni

Showcasing what can happen when creative potential leads to professional accomplishments, Ringling College of Art and Design’s Alumni Honor Wall gives guests to the campus an inspiring look at what Ringling alumni have accomplished in their professional careers. It also encourages current students to envision where their own careers might lead. For three years, this […]

Game Art, Motion Design, & Illustration Rank High at The Rookies!

Congratulations to our Game Art, Motion Design, and Illustration departments and students! This year The Rookies ranked all three programs among the top in the world in its annual 2018 Best Creative Media & Entertainment Schools in the World. Due to the extraordinary artwork submitted by our students, Ringling College received the following rankings: Best in the US […]

Meet Graduate on the Go, Lauren Dellapa!

Featured Graduate: Lauren Dellapa, Illustration Headed to Hasbro Lauren, an Illustration graduate, is headed to Hasbro, a multinational toy and board game company notable for producing such products as My Little Pony, Play-Doh, and the Monopoly board games. We spoke with Lauren on her past experiences at Ringling as well as her future endeavors at Hasbro.  […]