Photo courtesy of WEDU PBS
Ringling College of Art and Design senior Melvin Gomez was recently featured on WEDU Arts Plus, a weekly arts and culture segment on PBS devoted to highlighting artists and cultural organizations around Florida’s West Coast.
Originally from El Salvador, Melvin was selected as the 2021-22 Fine Arts Trustee Scholar, Ringling College’s highest scholarship honor, and came to Ringling as a United World College Davis Scholar from UWC Norway.
Watch the full segment here to learn more about his incredible story and the power of fine art. Congratulations Melvin, and to Ringling’s Fine Arts department!