ABOUT

GALLERIES

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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

AUGUST 8-29, 2014

The Vignelli Canon
celebrating the words of legendary designer Massimo Vignelli through posters designed by Watkins Graphic Design students and produced at Hatch Show Print

Reception: Thursday, August 21,  5 to 7 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 4-25, 2014

Annual Faculty Exhibition
Monuments, Hotel Soap and Linear Progressions
work by Mary Addison Hackett (painting), Ariel Lavery (sculpture) and Robin Paris and Tom Williams (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.

OCTOBER 23-NOVEMBER 14, 2014

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.

NOVEMBER 20-DECEMBER 12, 2014

Watkins Alumni Exhibition Series No. 1, featuring new work by 11 alumni:
Jeremy Adams (Film, 2003),  Chris Doubler (Fine Art, 2006), Patricia Earnhardt (Fine Art, 2008), Jennifer Georgescu (Photography, 2008), Derek Gibson (Fine Art, 2004), Pam Jolly Haile (Fine Art, 2013), Joshua Brent Montgomery (Film, 2008), Alethea Norene (Photography, 2008), Jaime Raybin (Fine Art, 2006), Trent Thibodeaux (Graphic Design, 2006) and Alicia Waters (Graphic Design, 2008)

Opening reception: Thursday, November 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

FALL 2014

BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition in Photography: Holden Head
The Packing Plant (507 Hagan Street)
Wedgewood-Houston Art Crawl on Friday, December 6, 6 to 9 p.m.

JANUARY 9-23, 2015

18th 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 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

FEBRUARY 5-March 12, 2015

Currey Juried Student Show
featuring outstanding work in fine art, film, graphic design, interior design and photography, created since Fall 2014

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

MARCH 26 thru MAY 18, 2015

Spring 2015 series of BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions in Fine Art and Photography

Work in Film, Graphic Design and Interior Design will also be on display throughout April and May in various locations: schedule TBA

MAY 22-JULY 18, 2015

Summer student show
work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and installation

JULY 24, 2015

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 24, 5 to 7 p.m.

AUGUST 7-27, 2015

Hatch Show Print & Department of Graphic Design summer workshop exhibition
Reception: Thursday, August 21, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m

SEPTEMBER 3-24, 2015

Annual Faculty Exhibition

Opening reception: Thursday, September 3, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 2-16, 2015

Exhibition in conjunction with fifth edition of Handmade & Bound book arts festival, presented by the Watkins Library and the Community Education department

Opening reception: Friday, October 2, 5 to 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 22-NOVEMBER 5, 2015

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 22, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

opening NOVEMBER 12

Fall 2015 series of BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions in Fine Art and Photography

 

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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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