AI & Copyright Law: Guest Speaker Announced

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Ringling College of Art and Design’s AI Task Force is pleased to announce that the next guest expert in its speaker series will be Washington, D.C. copyright lawyer and legal author Mark Traphagen. On Monday, February 19, 2024 at 7 pm, Traphagen will present “Is the Algorithm the Author? Generative Artificial Intelligence, Copyright, and the […]

Ringling College to host fifth-annual Anyone’s Game Conference

A purple, pink, and blue logo for Anyone’s Game tabletop game conference

Calling all designers, players, and lovers of games!  Ringling College of Art and Design will host Anyone’s Game from Friday, Feb. 23-Sunday, Feb. 25 on campus at the Roskamp Exhibition Hall. Anyone’s Game is a tabletop game conference that explores creativity, design, and openness in gaming. Up-and-coming tabletop game developers can test their game designs […]

Liberal Arts faculty contributes to book on legendary African fashion designer Pathé’O

Excerpt from Pathé’O.

Ringling College of Art and Design Liberal Arts faculty Dr. Genevieve Hill-Thomas contributed to a recently published tome on notable West African fashion designer Pathé’O, who is famed for raising the global profile of traditional textiles like Burkina Faso’s faso dan fani. Released in August 2023 in both English and French, Pathé’O includes an interview […]

Fine Arts students publish interview of visiting faculty and artist Marina Shaltout

Scene from Joy Ride by Marina Shaltout

Creative Pinellas published an interview of Ringling College of Art and Design visiting full-time faculty in Fine Arts and Visual Studies Marina Shaltout, written by Ringling students Luna May ’27, Fine Arts, and Kathryn Rizzo ’27, Fine Arts. The interview was a part of an assignment for their Writing Studio class taught by Liberal Arts […]

Forensic artist will host Spring Workshop at Ringling College

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Senior Forensic Imaging Specialist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Joe Mullins gave a presentation for Ringling College of Art and Design’s faculty and students, and forensic, medical, and advanced sculpture professionals in the Larry R. Thompson Academic Center on Saturday, Nov. 4. The presentation is a precursor to a workshop that […]

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 […]

2022-23 Faculty accomplishments 

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In April, First Year Studio Program Faculty member Katie Cundiff was this year’s recipient of the Silver Medal in the Associate and Signature Division of the 32nd National Juried Exhibition held at Reinert Fine Art, from Oil Painters of America for her oil painting, Timber Island Boatyard. Last year, she also received the Award of […]

Ringling College named as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named Ringling College of Art and Design a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students. This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  In spring 2022, one Ringling […]