Debut Handmade & Bound Festival Seeks Artists' Book, Zines and Comics for Juried Show
(August 4, 2011) Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film is currently accepting submissions of artists’ books, zines, and comics for the juried exhibition to be held in conjunction with the debut Handmade & Bound Nashville book arts festival, September 30–October 1. The exhibition, titled Encoded Structures: Interpreting the Story, will run in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr.…more
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will recognize those students who have completed 2011 Pre-College Program with a reception and exhibit on Friday, July 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery. Paintings, drawings and sculpture by the program's fine art students will be on display, with a premiere screening of the film students' short film, "Agoraphobia," set for 6:30 p.m. in the Watkins theater. Admission is free and open to the public.…more
Looking for textbooks? Look no further! Check out the new online bookstore for Watkins at our eCampus bookstore online. Now you can purchase new, used, or electronic books, or even rent books! The new Virtual Bookstore offers many options for students to save as much money as possible on their textbooks. Shopping by your specific courses ensures that you will receive the correct book every time! Check it out here- http://www.ecampus.com/watkins…more
Artists’ books, zines and comics will be celebrated at the first edition of Handmade & Bound Nashville,a book arts festival for the entire family, set for Friday, Sept. 30 – Saturday, Oct. 1, at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film. All events are free and open to the public.…more
Watkins' Photography professors Robin Paris and Joy McKenzie, Photography Lab manager Kristy West and student Mary Lindsey Clark spent an afternoon near the end of the school term at Metro Nashville's International Newcomer Academy (INA), which helps middle and high school students from varying cultures adjust to classrooms in the school system. The photo pros set up a studio in the schoolyard to take portraits of the 36 students, as a commemorative welcome to their new community. …more
Watkins Appoints Berryman, Kelley and Steele to Board of Trustees
(July 7, 2011) – Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has named three new trustees to its board, it was announced by board chair Samuel E. Stumpf, Jr.
Joining the Board of Trustees for three-year terms are David H. Berryman, president, Gibson Guitar Corporation; James R. Kelley, partner, Neal & Harwell, PLC; and John M. Steele, senior vice president of human resources, Hospital Corporation of America.…more
Watkins students are blanketing the city with their intelligence, visual wit, and creativity through unique opportunities with several beloved Nashville community events.
Nashville's premier arts and crafts gathering, the American Artisan Festival, turned to Watkins to provide a signature piece of art commemorating the 2011 edition.…more