RCAD hosts PAPERJAM, an alternative book and zine fair

RCAD hosts PAPERJAM, an alternative book and zine fair

Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) will be hosting PAPER JAM, an alternative book fair, on Dec. 1 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alfred R. Goldstein Library. The fair will feature comics, zines, graphic novels, artists’...
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Ringling Museum of Art reinstalls three galleries

Ringling Museum of Art reinstalls three galleries

The second phase of the Ringling Museum of Art’s gallery reinstallation was completed in early November with the re-opening of the five galleries closed this summer for renovation. Three of the five galleries—galleries 16, 17 and 18—were completely reins...
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Haunted history permeates old campus buildings

Haunted history permeates old campus buildings

As the night of fright looms ever closer, people crave the adrenaline which accompanies the haunting sensations of Halloween. Ghost stories provide the perfect outlet for that feeling, as they allow for the listeners to immerse themselves in the suspense...
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Sheryl Oring’s ‘Agitype: Changing the World One Letter at a Time’ at RCAD

Sheryl Oring’s ‘Agitype: Changing the World One Letter at a Time’ at RCAD

The act of questioning is a central aspect of Sheryl Oring’s artistic process. Questions—and their answers—serve as the inspiration for a number of the works featured in Oring’s current exhibition at Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD). Entitled ...
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“Control of depiction”: Artist Hank Willis Thomas grapples with gender and race in advertisements

“Control of depiction”: Artist Hank Willis Thomas grapples with gender and race in advertisements

  At the entrance to the gallery, emblazoned in glowing white neon, is the phrase “It’s everywhere around you, you want to be, the life you were meant to live.” The piece, entitled Caesar’s Visa, is an appropriate lead-in for...
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Ringling expands into Newtown

Ringling expands into Newtown

It is nearly impossible to travel east down Dr. Martin Luther King Way without noticing three construction sites on the south side. These sites are manifestations of Ringling College of Art and Design’s expansion plan. As development presses forward, local.....
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The far East comes to Florida’s West coast: Ringling’s Asian Art Center

The far East comes to Florida’s West coast: Ringling’s Asian Art Center

Asian art is the fastest growing art market in the world, and yet there are few museums in the United States that feature pieces in the eastern artistic tradition let alone dedicate entire wings to the study of such works....
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NCSA conference with student representatives from Ringling and USF-SM

  The New College Student Alliance (NCSA) met with student representatives from Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USF-SM) on Monday, Nov. 9 to discuss future collaboration between the three sch...
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Joffrey’s replaces Starbucks at Ringling

At the beginning of this year, those who walked into the Ringling’s gift shop for their caffeine fix from the cafe upstairs were surprised. The coffee shop, formerly a Starbucks, is now a locally owned coffee and tea company called...
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Nude College: Students work as figure models at Ringling

For some, an average day of work consists of being naked in a room filled with ambitious student-artists. “I had no idea what to expect before I started my first day, and I really wish I could say that I...
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