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Graphic Design Seniors Do The WORK in May 5 Showcase

May 4, 2016

Watkins’ Graphic Design majors Chris Davidson, Lacy Frazier, and Sam Woolson will be in the spotlight for their senior exhibition WORK on Thursday, May 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The senior show, on display one night only in the lakeside Cecy Reed Student Center, will coincide with the opening of the final Fine Art and Photography … (more)

Yanet Mireles: Gold Award and Judge's Choice

Graphic Design Students Earn Praise and Prizes from ADDYs and Graphis

February 26, 2016

Graphic Design students’ work in the classroom is reaching a wider audience: their talents have been recognized recently at two high-profile competitions. In a seven-school competition field at the 2016 AAF–Nashville Student ADDY Awards, Watkins graphic design students won 10 Gold Awards, nine Silvers, and one Judge’s Choice Award. This year’s competition attracted almost 300 entries from … (more)

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Winners Announced for Currey Show 2016

February 4, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Currey Juried Student Show! Roughly 100 pieces were submitted, with 26 pieces chosen by Christopher M. Lavery, art professor at Murray State University.     ANNY GOWA PURCHASE AWARD Sandra Ventura-Benitez Portrait, ink jet print 1ST PLACE Mali Hamilton Untitled (Vase), mixed media 2ND PLACE Micah Mathewson Slow … (more)

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Dan Brawner Tapped for ‘Special’ Recognition

January 29, 2016

Work by Department of Graphic Design chair Dan Brawner has been selected for a new book arts collection at Vanderbilt spotlighting Southern artists. Two sketchbooks and three limited edition books reflecting on Brawner’s life in Nashville and his annual road trips to Central Mexico are now included in VU’s Special Collections and University Archives of rare books, manuscripts, … (more)

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Watkins Graphic Design Talent Plays Key Part in Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival

January 12, 2016

The 24th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank is thrilled to partner for the ninth consecutive year with Watkins College of Art, Design & Film for its festival artwork. Select Watkins Graphic Design students competed to create a concept that captured the essence of the event, and this year, junior Chris … (more)

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Graphic Design Seniors Sail into the “Uncharted” with December 3 Showcase

November 23, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents the Senior Graphic Design Exhibition “Uncharted,” featuring work by Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree candidates Kelsey Goessman, Jayden Harmse, Yanet Mireles and Sara Schork, on Thursday, December 3, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the event space ONE on Cannery Row. The one-night-only portfolio showcase, … (more)

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Graphic Design’s Juried ‘Split & Twisted’ Opens October 22

October 14, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Split & Twisted, the school’s annual juried graphic design student exhibition, from October 22–November 2 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. Split & Twisted’s opening night reception, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, is free and the public is invited. All Watkins … (more)

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Watkins Graphic Design and Hatch Show Print Count to ‘130’

August 24, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will host a closing night reception for 130, an exhibit celebrating Watkins 130th anniversary through posters designed by Watkins Graphic Design students and produced at Hatch Show Print, on Thursday, August 27, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. 130, which opens August 7 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. … (more)

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Ross Denton and Emily Sue Laird Make Their Marks on WAG at June 6 Show

May 19, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Amour fo’ Phallus, a riotous and ridiculous show of drawings and animation by Watkins alumni Ross Denton and Emily Sue Laird, at its downtown gallery WAG during the June 6 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. With a goal of celebrating the absurd aspects of life in … (more)