Opening Reception, Split & Twisted, 5:30-8pm, Friday, October 9. Runs through November 13. Juried by Karinne Caulkins from The Buntin Group (also the American Advertising Federation of Nashville’s 2009 Art Director of the Year).
Alumni Toi Johnson and Michael Cain recently had films selected to screen at the International Black Film Festival in Nashville. Toi Johnson's "Happy Thanksgiving" and Michael Cain's "Mother Daughter" will both screen on Saturday, Oct 3, at noon at Regal Opry Mills #20.
For more information about the Watkins Film School, click here.
This artist panel follows the Tennessee Abstract Painters exhibition at Cheekwood, which closes September 20. The panelists will present ideas supporting and/or critiquing the discursive nature of abstract painting in our culture, in this day and time.
Nashville Native and Graphic Design pioneer Jane Davis Doggett will teach a "Master Class" at Watkins on Friday, September 18, at 5pm in Room 205. Free. This event is in partnership with her exhibition at the Tennessee State Museum, which opens September 17 and runs through October 25. Read more about Doggett and her exhibition at the State Museum by clicking here.
Watkins is pleased to announce an artist lecture by Media and Sound Artist John Henry Blatter on Friday Sept. 11th at 9am, in
the main theater. Blatter’s diverse background includes national and
international exhibitions, residencies at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art
and Vermont Studio Center, and a Jacob Javits Fellowship. In addition, he also
served as Editor-in-Chief of Daily Constitutional, a publication for the
Amanda Dillingham, Fine Arts ’05, has been named the Middle Tennessee Art Educator of Year by the Tennessee Art Education Association. Dillingham is currently the Visual Arts Gallery Curator at the Renaissance Center in Dickson. After receiving her BFA from Watkins she pursued her Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Vermont College of Fine Art. Learn more about Amanda’s experience at Watkins by clicking here.
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It's time to see how their brains really work.The annual Watkins Faculty Exhibition opens with a reception on Friday, September 4, from 5:30-8pm in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. Free and open to the public. This exhibition will run through September 27.
Join us at Watkins on Friday, August 28th, for a reception celebrating an exhibition of work from a upper-level Graphic Design student workshop at Hatch Show Print. This reception will be held from 6-9pm in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus.
Recent graduate, Daniel Meney, has been juried into Graphis New Talent 2010. An international competition, the Graphis New Talent Annual showcases the best international student work in Design, Photography, and Advertising. Also, work from recent graduate Rebecca Carroll and student Lydia Light has been selected for inclusion in Designing for the Greater Good, published by Crescent Hill Books.…more
Watkins student Ryan Pickett of Ryan Pickett Productions has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition. The Accolade recognizes film, television and videography professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in their craft and creativity, as well as those who produce outstanding entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry.…more