Chapters and Chow

New Book, Coffee, Sandwich Spot Opens Near Ringling College

A new North Trail business with a smart selection of used books and tasty snacks.

03/08/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Preview

Go Behind the Scenes at the Creators & Collectors Tour

The Fine Arts Society tour offers access to the studios and work of a number of area artists.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

Entertainment

Ringling Grads Contribute to Animated Oscar Winner

Twenty-three Ringling College of Art and Design graduates worked on Zootopia, the film that won Best Animated Feature Film at Sunday's Oscars awards ceremony.

02/28/2017 By staff

The SEEN

Local Innovators in Virtual Reality Technology

Ringling College and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation present "Seeing the Future in Virtual Reality."

02/20/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Motion Design Department Hosts Industry Leaders

All this week, Ringling College of Art and Design's motion design department is suspending its core classes to open up workshops to prepare students to enter the competitive industry after graduation.

01/30/2017 By staff

A Peek Inside

New Ringling College of Art and Design Library Celebrates Opening

The 46,000-square-foot building houses everything from books to films and video games.

01/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Education

Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff

One Day

One Day on the Set of Justin Long's New Comedy

We spend the day with Ringling College of Art and Design grad Nick Morgulis, who's working with actor Justin Long on his new comedy.

12/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Robert Castro

The SEEN

PINC Sarasota 2016

Speakers from around the world tell their inspiring stories of accomplishment at a daylong conference.

12/20/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

The SEEN

Design Disruptors

The local creative community attended the premier of "Design Disruptors" documentary at Louies Modern.

10/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

Star Power

Jon Voight Partners with More Too Life to Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking

The award-winning actor was at Ringling College to talk about his long career, advice for young filmmakers and why he's working with Ringling, Semkhor Productions and the nonprofit More Too Life to bring awareness to human trafficking.

10/06/2016 By Megan McDonald

Rising Stars

Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Student Academy Award

Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu's The Wishgranter took home silver in the Student Academy Awards animation category.

09/23/2016 By Megan McDonald

Honors

Ringling College Animators Win Student Academy Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this week held its 43rd Student Academy Award Ceremony, honoring Ringling College of Art and Design computer animation students Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu.

09/23/2016 Research by staff

Preview

Longboat Key Center for the Arts Season Brings Back Contemporary Studio Glass Weekend

The schedule also includes shows featuring paintings, drawings and more by area artists.

09/06/2016 By Kay Kipling

Meet the Maker

Meet Local Jewelry Designer Barb McSweeney

Ringling College of Art and Design alum Barb McSweeney ditched the 9-5 to follow her creative heart...and it paid off.

08/24/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Awards & Accolades

Ringling College Ranked No. 16 on Hollywood Reporter Annual List of Top Film Schools

Ringling's film program, the youngest on the list, is ranked No. 16 this year, up one spot from last year.

08/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Education

Ringling Film Program Moves Up in Nationwide Ranking

The Hollywood Reporter recently ranked Ringling College of Art and Design as the nation's 16th best film school

08/22/2016 Research by staff

Awards

Nominations for Creative Design Award Now Open

Nominations for the second Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award are now open.

07/28/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Ringling College Hires New Philanthropy VP

Ringling College of Art and Design recently hired Terry Marks as the college's assistant vice president of strategic philanthropy for the Office of Advancement.

07/22/2016 Research by staff