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. […]

Ringling loves PINC: Student team designs event branding for arts and innovation festival

Four students from the Graphic Design and Motion Design majors collaborate on event branding project for a client.

Four Ringling College of Art and Design students created the branding design for the 2023 PINC Experience, a one-day creativity and innovation event that invites speakers from disparate backgrounds and careers. Yael Bloom ’23, Motion Design; Jessica Buck ’23, Motion Design; Alex Levielle ’23, Graphic Design; and Nickela Winfield ’23, Graphic Design, were invited to […]

Ringling students collaborate with Belgian artist on queer parade

Ringling College students rehearsing with Lieven De Boeck.

By Tom Winchester Tomorrow, Dec. 1, at 11 am at the Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design, Belgian performance artist Lieven De Boeck and a group of Ringling students will be performing, What’s Going On? The piece begins with De Boeck and the students reciting a manifesto of relational art before […]

Ringling College’s Film Department and INDEX program in the news

Behind the scenes of a documentary about environmental stewardship shot at the beach.

Ringling Film students, faculty, and alumni will produce three short films about conservation and environmental stewardship as part of the College’s INDEX program. They are collaborating with local organizations Longboat Key Turtle Watch, Save Our Seabirds, and Mote Marine Laboratory. Interim Director of Film Patrick Alexander is already in production with a group of alumni.  […]

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 […]

INDEX project highlights Sarasota’s African American legacy

Students, faculty, and staff gather around a historic marker at Lido Beach.

On September 13, Ringling College of Art and Design’s INDEX (Industry Experience) Center hosted a group of 37 for a historical bus tour of local landmarks from the history of African American settlements and struggles in Sarasota that ended in the College’s Newtown neighborhood. The guided tour was led by community scholar Walter Gilbert, President […]

Students recognized for award-winning brochure design for C.G. Jung Society

Illustration Phoenix bird and figures of humans walking in haze.

The C.G. Jung Society of Sarasota and Ringling College of Art and Design today announced the three winners of the INDEX (Industry Experience) competition to create the 2023-24 season design for the website and brochure of the society. The competition focused on creating a design to evoke interest in the Society and the work of […]