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Watkins “Best Of” Showcase Screens Seven April 16 at Nashville Film Festival

April 10, 2016

In conjunction with the 46th annual Nashville Film Festival, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will present a free screening of the past year’s most outstanding productions on Saturday, April 16, beginning at 4 p.m. at Regal Cinemas, Green Hills Stadium 16. “The Watkins Student Film Showcase” will offer a lineup of short narratives … (more)

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BFA Senior Shows from Lily Adcock, Upreyl Mitchell and Sophia Alana Stevenson Open April 21 In Currey Gallery

April 8, 2016

Watkins’ BFA Thesis Exhibitions continue with a triple offering from Lily Adcock, Upreyl Mitchell and Sophia Alana Stevenson, the fourth in a five-part series from 12 graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. The senior thesis projects – Adcock’s Inhabit, Mitchell’s ‘cuz they ain’t make ‘em like you and Stevenson’s high-gloss – will open in … (more)

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Next Stop in Watkins’ BFA Series Is April 7 Triple Opening

April 4, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film continues its BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2016 with a triple offering from david onri anderson, Andrew Cox, and Christopher Strachan, the third in a five-part series from 12 graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. The senior thesis projects – anderson’s What’s In My Soup?, Cox’s … (more)

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Joseph Newsome Debuts BFA Show “Cope” on April 7

April 4, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s Spring 2016 BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition series continues with a solo show opening Thursday, April 7, by BFA in Photography degree candidate Joseph Newsome: Cope, a fractal memory installation confronting childhood sexual abuse. The second installment of five shows from 12 graduating students in the Departments of Fine … (more)

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Christian Moeller Picks Up “Stix” in April 11 Lecture

April 2, 2016

Artist Christian Moeller, whose large-scale, site-specific works are found around the globe, will speak at Watkins on Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m., in conjunction with the celebration of Stix, the Metro Arts-commissioned project located downtown at the Korean Veterans Boulevard Roundabout. Mr. Moeller will offer a free presentation in the Watkins Theater about the … (more)

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Corrina Joyner and Jessica Clay Team to ‘Dream A Reality’ at WAG’s April 2 Crawl

March 31, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Dream A Reality, a multi-media exhibition by Watkins Fine Art junior Corrina Joyner and alumna Jessica Clay investigating the transformable space of the downtown Nashville convention center, at its downtown gallery WAG during the April 2 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. Through a series of dérive-style walks … (more)

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Watkins and Kiwa Digital Partner To Bring Industry Innovator VoiceQ Into Film School Program

March 10, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has added VoiceQ, the most advanced ADR and dubbing cueing system in the world, to its film curriculum, making it the first school in the country to use this innovative post-production software in a classroom setting. Developed by New Zealand-based Kiwa Digital Ltd, VoiceQ speeds up the ADR (additional dialogue recorded) … (more)

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Spring 2016 BFA Series Kicks Off with Mackenzie Maroney and Cassi Wright

March 6, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2016, a five-part series from 12 graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. First up is work from Photography major Mackenzie Maroney and Fine Art major Cassi Wright. Opening Thursday, March 24, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Maroney’s … (more)

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NEW DATE: Tennessee Craft’s Maker Forum Set for March 19-20 at Watkins

March 5, 2016

Note that this is a rescheduled date (the workshop originally announced for January 23-24 was snowed out). For questions about existing registrations, contact info@tennesseecraft.org. On March 19-20, Tennessee Craft will present their 2016 Annual Weekend Workshop, entitled “Make Your Art, Then Make It Work: A Maker Forum for Sharpening Your Business Skills.” Hosted and co-sponsored by Watkins, the weekend events will include expert … (more)

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Photography Fills ‘Unspent Space’ in March 5 WAG Show

February 29, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Unspent Space, an exhibition of traditional analogue photography by six Watkins students, at its downtown gallery WAG during the March 5 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. Watkins talent can also be seen March 5 at Wedgewood-Houston crawl — David Hellams’ show info below Work will … (more)