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Co. H Celebrates ‘Mystic Truths’ with July 12 Reception

June 30, 2014

Mystic Truths, a multi-media exhibition from Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s student-led collective Co. H, will celebrate its summer run with a reception on Saturday, July 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. Featuring outstanding work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and installation from 15 area artists, the show remains on view … (more)

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‘Communion of Selves’ Concludes Spring BFA Thesis Shows

May 6, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film offers work from Samantha Carlson, Amy Clutter and Michele Graham in the mixed media show Communion of Selves, opening Thursday, May 8 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery, with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This fifth and final installment in the BFA Thesis Exhibition Series … (more)

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Christopher Creasy, Jordan Martin and Hannah Taylor Team Up for April 24 BFA Show

April 20, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film offers a triple exhibition with work from Christopher Creasy, Jordan Martin and Hannah Taylor, opening Thursday, April 24 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery, with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This fourth installment in the BFA Thesis Exhibitions Series from the Watkins Fine Art and … (more)

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Swaney Prize Shines on Film School’s Christin Sites

April 4, 2014

Christin Sites, a Film School senior from Hendersonville, was awarded the 2014 Robb Swaney Prize for Excellence in Visual Expression during judging held on March 27. Established in 2006 by Mary Jane Swaney in memory of her husband, noted Nashville architect Charles Robb Swaney, the $1,000 cash prize honors a student who produced “visual designs and … (more)

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Zack Rafuls Brings the Heat to WAG’s May 3 Show

April 2, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents HELL IS HOT, an exhibition of new work by Fine Art junior Zack Rafuls, at its downtown gallery WAG during the May 3 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. HELL IS HOT, featuring sculpture, painting and printmaking, examines the schematization of individuals’ direct and indirect relationships … (more)

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Crystal Petrina and Alexine Rioux Double Up for Thesis Shows Opening April 10

March 19, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film offers the second in a five-part series of BFA Thesis Exhibitions from the Departments of Fine Art and Photography, with work from Crystal Petrina and Alexine Rioux. The double show will open Thursday, April 10, with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m, and remain on display in … (more)

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Co. H Goes Out to ‘Play’ at WAG’s April Show

March 4, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Seven Types of Play, an exhibition of works in various media from students in the Co. H art collective, at its downtown gallery WAG during the April 5 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. The show’s concept was guided by notion of “play,” specifically through the … (more)

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Currey Show Gives Top Nod to Holden Head

February 19, 2014

Holden Head, a senior Photography major, claimed the top honor at the 2014 Currey Student Juried Show for his photograph “Astronomy.” As winner of the Anny Gowa Purchase Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize, Head’s work will be part of the permanent Watkins collection. A total of eight winners were announced by President Ellen Meyer … (more)

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Watkins Welcomes New Media Artists Nick Briz and Jon Satrom

February 19, 2014

RipZipRARLANd Lecture and Exhibition Set for March 3   Chicago-based new media artists Nick Briz and Jon Satrom will speak at Watkins College of Art, Design &Film on Monday, March 3, in the final installment of the Watkins Visiting Artists Series. Their remarks about the ethics of saving/sharing, experimentation, conscious copying, hacking and collaboration will begin at 6 p.m. in the Watkins Theater, … (more)