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.

2013-14 Exhibition Schedule

SEPTEMBER 5-27, 2013

Faculty Exhibition: Monsters, Prophets, Sinners & Tourists
Work by Kristi Hargrove (Fine Art), Morgan Higby-Flowers (Fine Art), Christine Rogers (Photography) and Terry Thacker (Fine Art)

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

OCTOBER 4-18, 2013

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

Opening reception: Friday, October 4, 5 to 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 6, 2013

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 24, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

NOVEMBER 8-12, 2013

Jessica Clay (Fine Art)
My House Has 351 Beds

Robert Grand (Photography)
Fantasy Team

Opening reception: Friday, November 8, 6 to 9:30 p.m.

* The film (20 min.) will screen in the Watkins Theater at 6:30 pm, 7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER 15-19, 2013

Drew Claiborne (Fine Art)
Aggressive Negotiations

Opening reception: Friday, November 15, 5:30-8 p.m

NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 3, 2013

Moses Williams (Fine Art)
Morlessness/shaking the tree

Alana Danielle Wright (Art)
Complicated Little Machine

Opening reception: Friday, November 22, 6-9 p.m.

DECEMBER 6, 2013

Corey Rosson (Photography)
Nolo Contendere

in Room 117 [next to the gallery]
5:30 to 8 p.m.

DECEMBER 6-13, 2013

ConnieMarie Hutchison (Fine Art)
Return to Sender

Caroline Rawson (Photography)
A Place Like Home

Opening reception: Friday, December 6, 5:30-8 p.m.

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

RipZipRARLANd
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

Co. H collective summer exhibition
work in fine art, photography, video

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

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

OCTOBER 3-17, 2014

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 7, 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 13-DECEMBER 12, 2014

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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