Ringling College of Art + Design is proud to host Visiting Artist Ann Roth for two spectacular special events on Monday, Oct. 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Monday, Oct. 31, 5 – 7 pm: Crossley Gallery Opening Reception featuring Ms. Roth’s illustrations and drawings from her films and theater works. This exhibitition will be on display through the November 4.
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30 pm: Reception, Screening and Q&A 5:30 pm Reception, Academic Center Auditorium 6:15 pm Screening of “The Hours” 8:15 pm Q&A with Ann Roth, moderated by producer Amy Robinson (“Julie and Julia”)
Reservations are required for the November 1st event. Please call 941-359-7593 to RSPV. Tickets are free and allocated in the order in which RSVP’s are received. Seats are first-come, first served for ticket holders.
ABOUT ANN ROTH
Ann Roth has been nominated for 4 Oscars, winning an Academy Award for “The English Patient.” She has designed costumes for over 90 films from “Midnight Cowboy” to “Cold Mountain” to “The Reader.” Equally at home in the theater, Ann Roth has been nominated for the Tony Award 5 times, including a nomination for this year’s Broadway smash “The Book of Mormon,” from the creators of “South Park.” Ann Roth has an educational background in fine arts. She got her start painting sets for the Pittsburgh Opera House. Ann’s costumes for director John Schlesinger on the film “Midnight Cowboy” (Best Picture 1969) was just the beginning of Ann’s repeat collaborations with distinguished directors, including Mike Nichols, for whom she has done over 10 films. She was most recently nominated for an Emmy for the costume design of “Mildred Pierce,” starring Kate Winslet. Her other forays into television include the lauded mini-series “Angles in America,” based on Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer-Prize winning play. The Digital Filmmaking Department wishes to thank The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its generous support in bringing Ann Roth to the Ringling College.