Creative Spirits

John Sims Creates Change Through Art

“I want to get folks inspired to move the culture somehow."

11/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Creative Spirits

Julie Kanapaux Fuses Fine Art and Digital Design

Kanapaux’s practice blends traditional painting techniques with high-tech digital manipulation.

11/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Creative Spirits

Joe Fig's 'Contemplation' Paintings Are Winning Rave Reviews

“Doing my work makes me better at teaching and administration, and feeds my mental health."

11/07/2020 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Ringling College Students Win Big at SOURCE Awards

The SOURCE Awards honor the industry’s next generation of lighting designers.

10/20/2020 By Staff

Education

Cross-College Alliance Announces Changes Brought on by Pandemic

The Alliance's five institutions will assume responsibilities previously overseen by manager Linda de Mello.

10/01/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 1-7

It's pumpkin festival time, plus a new Bistro at the Sarasota Art Museum opens, a contemporary dance season begins, and more.

10/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Work Experience

Ringling College Students Design Dog Toys For Local Pet Retail Store

The college's Collaboratory program gave students the chance to work with DOGPerfect stores and gain real-world job experience.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Education

Ringling College Receives 'Houdini' Certification

Houdini is a 3D animation software application used for film and TV, game development, motion graphics and virtual reality.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Collaborations

Ringling College Students Collaborate With SRQ Airport

The students' "TSA Travel Tips" animation highlights various best practices during the screening process.

08/26/2020 By Staff

Education

Colleges Are Reopening in Sarasota This Month

We ask administrators and students how they’re approaching learning during a pandemic.

08/13/2020 By Giulia Heyward

Killroy Was Here

Kevin Smith Screens Trailer for Sarasota-Shot Movie at Ringling College

"I’m in my environment when I’m around kids who want to make a movie," Smith said Monday. "I was once that kid."

02/25/2020 By Jessika Ward

Fast Track

Dr. Tracy Wagner Appointed to Higher Education Facilities Financing Authority

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Wagner, Ringling College's vice-president for finance and administration, to a five-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Awards

Ringling College Ranks Globally in The Rookies World School Rankings

The Rookies is an annual awards and mentor platform open to young creatives in film, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and architecture visualization.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Inspo on the go

What's in His Bag: Ringling College Instructor George Cwirko-Godycki

A peek at the artist essentials that illustrator and Instagram sensation Cwirko-Godycki carries with him every day.

09/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Awards

Ringling College President Named to '500 Most Influential Business Leaders in Florida' List

Dr. Larry Thompson became president of the college in 1999.

09/10/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College Receives $1 Million Endowment

The funds come from the Bernard Osher Foundation.

07/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

Ringling College Honored with 2019 Educational Fundraising Award

The school was chosen based upon a blind analysis of fundraising data from the past three years, and is the only art and design college to win this year.

06/17/2019 By Staff

Instant hit

A Sarasota Gas Station Boasts a Surprisingly Impressive Selection of Instant Ramen

The North Trail Mobil features a soup spread that will put your grocery store to shame.

06/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Awards

Ringling College Students Recognized in National Lighting Design Competition

Winners were honored on May 20 at LightFair International 2019 in Philadelphia.

05/30/2019 By Staff