Ringling College of Art + Design will be showcasing the best work in each major, in the annual Best of Ringling. The outstanding student work was selected by a jury of visiting artists and faculty members. The majors include: Advertising Design 
Business of Art and Design Computer Animation Film Fine Arts 
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By Jay Handelman / Herald-Tribune Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ground-breaking musical “Hamilton” has been one of the hardest-to-get tickets since before it opened on Broadway in 2015. Theater lovers in the Tampa Bay area will be able to take an almost sure shot at tickets when the touring production of the award-winning hit comes to the Straz … MORE>>
I watched the Oscars last night, but I really only pay attention to the Best Animated Feature Film category. ‘Zootopia’ took the Oscar! I never wonder IF some Ringling College of Art & Design alumni worked on the winners in this category, I  just wonder HOW MANY. ‘Zootopia’ had 23 Ringling College of Art & … MORE>>
SARASOTA — The next Art, Rhymes & Beer is all about love, well, and BBQ, live art, and sounds by performers Ocean Symphony and Katrina Lilly. ARB is going into its second season and has three events scheduled in 2017, including the Saturday, Feb. 25 “Love Party.” The event is for a good cause, and … MORE>>
I’ll take another splash of red. That could mean paint or wine at Painting with a Twist. The paint and sip studio where guests are allowed to BYOB and test out their artistic skills is bringing a third location to the Southwest Florida region. The new studio at 8736 State Road 70 E. in Ranch Lake Plaza, … MORE>>
There's a tiny new building on The Ringling's campus, part of the Asian Art Center: a traditional Japanese tea house, like what would have been used for a standard tea ceremony. MORE>>
Little Skull Photography has been rocking the photo scene – especially with pinup & boudoir photography – since 2012 and have been calling Sarasota home since 2015. But today they will be doing a very different type of photography and they are looking for anyone and everyone to get involved. From 2-6 p.m. Little Skull … MORE>>
Jenny Medved graduated from Ringling College in 2004. Now, she’s back with her “Indigenous People” watercolor paintings on display in the Patricia Thompson Gallery in the lobby of Keating Hall. “It’s nice to see it here, where I actually learned to be an artist,” said Medved, who was named one of 10 artists to watch by Watercolor … MORE>>
If you’re planning on checking out the Atomic Holiday Bazaar this weekend, here are a few pieces of info you may want to know before you get there.   The Basics This is the 11th year of the Atomic Holiday Bazaar. It started off with just 50 vendors and now has almost 200. This event … MORE>>
Yuki Osada calls her designs whimsical. Personally, I think that’s an understatement. The St. Petersburg artist is the brains and pen behind a body pillow in the shape of a pickle and the greeting card featuring a potato that wishes you a “spud-tacular day.” Not smiling yet? It’s because you’ve never seen a beaver making a … MORE>>