Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is pleased to announce Anna McKeown’s appointment as Director of Community Education. Anna joined the Community Education (CE) department in 2013, first as the Community Education Coordinator. Since then, Anna has also served as Interim Director on two different occasions.
She received her BFA in Studio Art from Belmont University, where she was awarded the Cyril V. Evans Outstanding Art Student Award in her senior year, in addition to winning a Juror’s Choice Award at Belmont in a student exhibition.
While at Watkins, she has been intimately involved in the annual Handmade and Bound Festival, particularly its community workshops.
In making the announcement, Hilrie Brown, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, said, “Anna has an understanding of the mission of the CE program, and will direct it to a bright future. We welcome her to this new position as Director, effective May 18.”