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Interior Design Tabs Year’s Best at January 23 Reception

January 15, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will recognize the best of the year at an awards reception for the 18th annual Interior Design Student Exhibit, a juried show featuring works by Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree candidates, on Friday, January 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. … (more)

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Watkins Serves Best Work at Currey Juried Show, Opening February 5

January 5, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will present the 2015 Currey Juried Student Show, featuring outstanding work in fine art, film, graphic design, interior design and photography, from February 5–March 12 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. An opening reception and awards presentation will be held on Thursday, February 5, from 5:30 … (more)

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NCIDQ Prep Workshop Set for July 18-20

May 15, 2014

The Watkins Interior Design department will host a preparatory workshop this summer in advance of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam this fall. The weekend workshop — Friday through Sunday, July 18-20 — is designed to help prepare for the IDFX, IDPX and practicum portions of the NCIDQ exam. Instructor is Phyllis Moore, FASID, NCIDQ, RID. The workshop … (more)

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Interior Design Presents Senior Exhibition May 16

May 9, 2014

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents the BFA senior thesis exhibition from the Department of Interior Design, featuring work by Bachelor of Arts degree candidates Emily Hill, Lorraine Nwofia, Reinalisa Santoyo and Whitney Youngblood on Friday, May 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Nashville Civic Design Center (138 Second Avenue North, Suite 106). The exhibition 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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Interior Design Celebrates ‘Best of Year’

January 28, 2014

Watkins recognized outstanding work by Interior Design majors during a reception for the 17th Annual Interior Design Student Exhibit on January 24. Professor and department chair Cheryl Gulley announced the winners in seven design categories and three “Best in Show” selections: Whitney Garnier (Intermediate Presentation Skills and 1st place overall), Reinalisa Santoyo (Lighting Design and … (more)