Ft. Lauderdale high school student dazzles with VR PreCollege Scholarship submission

A still from Talia Sverdik’s submission video.

A Fort Lauderdale-area high school student turned heads with her video submission for a scholarship to the PreCollege program at Ringling College of Art and Design. Talia Sverdik, currently attending Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, included the video as part of her application to the PreCollege Virtual Reality Immersion. “I am blown away by […]

Four local teens from Sarasota Art Museum internship advance toward art degrees

SAM TAC students pose with Hank Willis Thomas sculpture.

Four members of the Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design’s 2023-24 Teen Arts Council (SAM TAC) are set to take the next steps in their arts education. Marley Bean and Simon Orduno will attend Ringling College this fall, while Addy Hurt and Berkeley Maecker will participate in Ringling’s PreCollege program this […]

Teens polish their skills and portfolios during PreCollege

Two women in an art studio practicing the art of printmaking.

Update 7/31: See the PreCollege 2023 Recap   From mid-June to mid-July, 216 teens attended Ringling College of Art and Design’s summer PreCollege program. For those four weeks, young artists lived on campus, ate at Cunniffe Commons—the College’s state-of-the-art dining hall and event space—and totally immersed themselves in their art practices. Students all participated in […]

Ringling College’s top 5 highlights of 2022

2022 has been a banner year for Ringling College students, faculty, and staff. This year’s highlights included an increasingly diverse student body, award-winning and internationally ranked students and academic programs, and world-class exhibition programming. Take a look at some of our favorite accomplishments from 2022, or watch the video below. Ringling College continues upward trajectory […]

That’s a wrap! PreCollege 2022 celebrates first in-person program in three years

PreCollege students enjoying the closing ceremony on Ringling College’s Scott Plaza.

The 2022 PreCollege program came to a bittersweet end on Saturday, July 16. Culminating with closing exhibitions, a picnic, and an awards ceremony, the consensus among the students was hands down, four weeks well spent.  This year, the PreCollege program which took place from June 19-July 16, saw 235 high school students from 37 states […]