Ringling College of Art and Design Now Enrolling Continuing Education Art Courses and Workshops

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Art workshops for adults and teens through the Ringling College of Art and Design's Department of Continuing Studies and Special Programs run from January 19 through April 6 and range from one-day workshops to 10-session courses. Spring Art Week runs from March 2 through March 10 and features intensive studio workshops with eleven notable and emerging artists including internationally acclaimed watercolor artist Charles Reid, master figure draftsman Glenn Vilppu and award-winning layered media artist Lisa Pressman.

Work of Charles Reid, internationally acclaimed watercolor artist

Registration is now open for an expanded array of afternoon, evening and weekend art workshops for adults and teens through Continuing Studies and Special Programs at Ringling College of Art and Design. Classes run January 19 through April 6, and range from one-day workshops to 10-session courses. Enrollment is ongoing through April 5, but space is limited, and registration prior to January 12 ensures early registration savings.

Over 40 courses explore a variety of media, and offer something for the advanced studio artist looking for skill refinement, the novice seeking an introduction to the techniques of a specific discipline, and the professional wishing to acquire skills needed to thrive in the workplace. The program also offers practicing artists an opportunity to hone their skills under the guidance of RCAD faculty in state-of-the-art, professionally equipped facilities. Media includes painting, drawing, sculpture, fabric arts, photography, the digital arts, and more.

RCAD’s extensive course offerings meet the needs of a growing number of local professionals employed in creative fields, including designers, marketing professionals, art educators, interior designers, photographers, and healthcare professionals. Workshops for entrepreneurs and other business professionals include a full range of digital technology courses. Teachers may earn CEUs, and adults and teens are able to earn certificates in focused courses of study.

Spring Art Week, featuring intensive studio workshops with eleven notable visiting and emerging artists, runs March 2 through March 10. Faculty includes Charles Reid, internationally acclaimed watercolor artist, Glenn Vilppu, master figure draftsman in the Renaissance tradition, and award-winning layered media artist Lisa Pressman.

Adult workshops begin at $50, and multiple-week courses range from $115 to $775. High school students may enroll in adult classes.

For a complete course listing and to register, visit http://www.ringling.edu/CSSP or call Diane Zorn at 941-955-8866.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Diane Zorn
Assistant Director, Continuing Studies and Special Programs
Office: 941-955-8866 • Email: dzorn(at)ringling(dot)edu

Founded in 1931, Ringling College of Art and Design is a private, not-for-profit college offering the BFA/BA Degree in 14 disciplines. The College is a member of AICAD, and is accredited by NASAD, SACS, and CIDA, formerly FIDER.

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