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WAG Counts Joseph Newsome’s ‘Calhoun’ in February 6 show

January 30, 2016

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Calhoun, an exhibition of photography by Watkins senior Joseph Newsome, at its downtown gallery WAG during the February 6 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl, from 6 to 9 p.m. In Calhoun, Newsome uses photographs to investigate the small north Florida county where he was raised. With uncovered … (more)

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Fall 2015 BFA Series Concludes with Photography Opening December 3

November 23, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2015, a three-part series from six graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. Last in the series is work from Photography majors Devon Cummings and Laura Whitfield. Opening Thursday, December 3, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Cummings’ Sea … (more)

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Photographer Carolyn Drake Visits November 11 for Artist Lecture in Watkins Theater

October 27, 2015

Award-winning documentary photographer Carolyn Drake, whose work explores the effects of modernity on individual and cultural freedoms, will speak at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film on Wednesday, November 11, as part of the school’s Visiting Artists Series. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in … (more)

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Fall BFA Series Continues November 19 with Fine Art Paintings and Performance

October 23, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2015, a three-part series from six graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. Second up is work from Fine Art majors Mika Agari and Casey Payne. Opening Thursday, November 19, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Agari’s Lightweight and Payne’s … (more)

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Watkins’ Fall BFA Senior Series Begins November 5 with Photography Double

October 16, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2015, a three-part series from six graduating students in the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. First up is work from Photography majors Rachel Gibson and Alanna Styer. Opening Thursday, November 5, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Gibson’s One Day I’ll … (more)

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‘Beyond Classification’ Concludes September 24 with Co-curator Greg Pond

September 24, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is pleased to bring to Nashville the group exhibition Beyond Classification, featuring contemporary photography and video by women artists from Egypt, September 3-24 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. Curated by Dr. Nagla Samir of the American University in Cairo, in collaboration with Greg Pond, … (more)

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Photography Alumnae Fill WAG’s August 1 Show with ‘The Spaces We Leave Empty’

July 7, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents The Spaces We Leave Empty, an exhibition of photography, video and mixed media by Watkins Photography alumnae Sam Angel, Lisa Deal, Jennifer Georgescu, C. A. Greenlee, Jenna Maurice and Abby Whisenant, at its downtown gallery WAG during the August 1 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl. … (more)

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‘Number’ Chooses Watkins Senior David Anderson for Cover Art

June 12, 2015

Congratulations to Fine Art senior David Anderson, whose artwork  graces the cover of the Spring 2015 issue of the independent arts journal Number.  Distance, an 8″x10″ oil paint on panel, is a meditation on organic and patterned structure, and references clothing, textile, and the body. Check out Number: 82 for interviews and reviews, including one of the March … (more)

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Artists Explore Feminist ‘Point of Reference’ in Currey Show Opening May 28

May 15, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Point of Reference,  a student-organized, mixed media show exploring definitions of feminist ideals, from May 28 through July 18 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. The exhibition’s opening reception on Thursday, May 28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. is free and open to the public. … (more)

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Watkins Visiting Artists Series Concludes May 1 with Artist/Activist Ashley Hunt

April 22, 2015

The artist, activist and filmmaker Ashley Hunt—who merges art and politics in work concerned with questions of institutional power—will speak at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film on Friday, May 1, as part of the Watkins Visiting Artists Series. The presentation, which begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Watkins Theater, is free and the … (more)