“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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Boo College: Paranormal Society of Bradenton Florida Investigates College Hall and Caples

  On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the lights were put out and the locks were bolted in College Hall, but the building was not vacant. As the sun disappeared from the horizon, the “Pink Mansion” became dotted with cameras, traversed with...
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Ringling Underground

Dozens of New College students attended Ringling Underground’s kick-off event this past Thursday, Sept. 3, helping to make it the most attended Underground since the monthly events began in the spring of 2012. During the program’s first couple of years...
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NCF, Ringling, and USF trading spaces

  As of this year, a new and exciting opportunity has arisen for New College students. It is now possible to take classes at either the University of South Florida Sarasota, or Ringling College of Art and Design. The courses...
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Ringling College to build new $18 million library

  Starting this June, construction for the new $18 million library at Ringling College of Art and Design will be under way, with an expected date of completion in Fall 2016. With $2 million set down from the Ringling reserves,...
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