The Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery is the primary exhibiting space on the Watkins campus and presents two- and three-dimensional artwork, as well as multi-media installations including sound, video and performance. Students are provided an opportunity to exhibit every year in our annual juried student show, in departmental exhibitions, and at the conclusion of their degree program with a senior thesis exhibition. In addition, faculty and guest artists are invited to exhibit in the space.

brownley galleryGallery Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday – 2 to 4 p.m.

Free admission, with ample, free parking in the campus lot.

Exhibition Schedule

JANUARY 10-24, 2014

17th Annual Interior Design Student Exhibit, a juried show featuring works by Bachelor of Fine Art in Interior Design degree candidates

Reception & awards presentation: Friday, January 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

FEBRUARY 6-27, 2014

Currey Juried Student Show
featuring outstanding work in fine art, film, graphic design, interior design and photography, created since Fall 2013

Awards Reception: Thursday, February 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Presentations will begin at 6:30 p.m.

MARCH 3-20, 2014

Visiting Artist Exhibition, in conjunction with the 2013-14 Visiting Artists Series of guest lectures

an exhibition of ripped work from artists working in a variety of genres including net.art, glitch art, video, and dirty new media, curated by Nick Briz and Jon Satrom

• RipZipRARLANd (which takes its combination name from several new media terms) is a utopist local area network inspired by experimental new media art, and guests are invited to bring their digital files to copy to the RipZipRARLANd Local Area Network Archive installed at Watkins for the run of the show

MARCH 27 THRU MAY 19, 2014

BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions in Fine Art and Photography — schedule coming soon

Work in Film, Graphic Design and Interior Design will also be on display throughout April and May in various locations; details forthcoming

MAY 23-JULY 18, 2014

“Mystic Truths: A Group Show from Co. H and Friends”
work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and installation

JULY 25, 2014

One Night Only! Department of Community Education presents Pre-College Program Exhibition featuring work by Pre-College Program students, in drawing & painting, film and graphic design tracks

Reception: Friday, July 25, 5 to 7 p.m.

AUGUST 8-29, 2014

Hatch Show Print & Department of Graphic Design summer workshop exhibition

SEPTEMBER 4-25, 2014

Annual Faculty Exhibition
work by Mary Addison Hackett (painting), Ariel Lavery (sculpture) and Robin Paris (photography)

Opening reception: Thursday, September 4, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

OCTOBER 3-17, 2014

“Poetry & Prints”
Exhibition in conjunction with fourth edition of Handmade & Bound book arts festival, presented by the Watkins Library and the Community Education department

Opening reception: Friday, October 3, 5 to 7 p.m.


Annual Graphic Design department juried show Split & Twisted
Student projects in Advertising, Books & Jackets, Identity, Illustration, Illustration Series, Package Design, Poster/Design, Publication Design, Multimedia, and Miscellaneous/Design

Opening reception: Thursday, October 23, 5:30 to 8 p.m.


BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions in Fine Art and Photography



The Watkins Arcade Gallery – WAG – is a public exhibition space of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film committed to serving the College community and the community at large through exhibitions and programs that enhance curriculum as well as engage a greater audience in the visual arts. WAG is dedicated to supporting the educational and cultural mission of the College by encouraging students to think independently and creatively about their art practice and role as critical thinkers within the cultural landscape.

Located in suite 77 of the historic downtown Arcade, in the 5th Avenue of the Arts district, WAG is open from 6 to 9 pm during the monthly First Saturday Art Crawl and by appointment.



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