Photo alum to travel to Trinidad and Tobago on Fulbright Scholarship

Photography by Jesse Clark.

Recent Ringling College of Art and Design grad Jesse Clark ’23, Photography and Imaging, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to conduct research in the field of photography in Trinidad and Tobago for the 2024-2025 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.  Clark will be researching […]

Award-winning Photography alum making a name for himself in the industry

Headshot of a young Black man, Jesse Clark, wearing a headscarf.

Recent Ringling College of Art and Design grad Jesse Clark ’23, Photography and Imaging, is already experiencing tremendous success as he steps into the professional world. It should come as no surprise, as Clark was the 2023 Trustee Scholar for Photography and Imaging and the 2023 Best of Ringling President’s Award recipient. His work has […]

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, […]

Five Ringling grads shortlisted for Global Design Graduate Show—voting open now!

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Arts Thread has opened voting on the fourth edition of their annual exhibition, Global Design Graduate Show 2023, which they organize in collaboration with Gucci. This year, five alumni from Ringling College of Art and Design were shortlisted for the competition: Jessica Buck ’23, Motion Design; Matchima Chutijirawong ’23, Fine Arts; Jesse Clark ’23, Photography […]

Photography and Imaging alumni in the news

An old red Toyota truck loaded with bags of unknown green substances stopped on the side of a road.

Ringling College of Art and Design’s Photography and Imaging alumni have been making some noise in the news lately.  Omarr Otero ’99 will join the Florida State Teachers Artist Residency Special Program at The Hermitage, a nationally renowned non-profit artist retreat, on July 4. This year marks the retreat’s 13th year of hosting Florida educators. […]

Looking back: a brief history of the Photography and Imaging Department

An outdoor photo shoot with three people occupying different jobs.

May is National Photography Month, and to celebrate, here is a look back into the history of Ringling College of Art and Design’s Photography and Imaging Department.  Photography courses were first introduced at the College in 1989, as part of a program called Photography Studies. MK Simqu started the program and soon hired the first […]

Ringling College’s Thomas Carabasi gives ‘Art at Noon’ Talk

A man standing in front of a color photograph in a museum giving a talk to a group of people.

On Tuesday, March 21, Thomas Carabasi, department head of Photography and Imaging at Ringling College of Art and Design, gave a tour of the posthumous exhibition of photographer Richard Benson, The World is Smarter Than You Are.  The talk was the first of the Art at Noon series at Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College […]

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 […]

15 seniors awarded College’s highest honor for talent, contributions, and leadership

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Fifteen of Ringling College’s most outstanding students are being recognized this week for their exceptional creative talent, community involvement, and leadership. This year’s winners will be recognized on Nov. 4 during the College’s annual Trustee Scholar Awards celebration. The event will begin with a reception, followed by a formal ceremony during which each Scholar will […]

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 […]