Watkins College of Art, Design and Film invites the public to the first of three Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis exhibitions for the Spring semester. This exhibition will feature seniors Nick Stolle and Angela Elkins and will open Friday, March 27, from 6-8pm in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus. Future exhibitions will feature the works of Camille Jackson and Justin Patterson, opening on April 10. Erin Plew and Myrna Talbot will close out this series with an exhibition opening April 24. All receptions and exhibitions are free and open to the public.
Described as a powerful and important film by Orlando Weekly, Dare Not Walk Alone uncovers the untold story of the crisis in America’s Oldest City that broke a congressional stalemate and led to the signing of the Civil Right Act of 1964. With rarely seen news footage and revealing interviews, Dare Not Walk Alone tells of the St. Augustine movement that led to this historic legislation.…more
Aisha Cousins is a Brooklyn based mixed media artist. Her current project, DivaDutch, is a series of site specific, participatory public performances executed in predominantly black environments including Bedford-Stuyvesant, (Brooklyn), Brixton(London), and Paris.
In 2008, Aisha performed Diva Dutch at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts and she is slated to perform it this year at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.…more
Watkins College will host College Goal Sunday on Sunday, February 22 from 2-4pm. College Goal Sunday is a non-profit program that provides free information and assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students and families applying for financial assistance for higher education are encouraged to attend. For more details, visit the official website at : www.collegegoalsundayTN.org.…more
Watkins Alumni Patricia Jordan, Reesha Leone and Jaime Raybin will join other members of the Plate Tone Printshop in an exhibit opening Friday, February 6 from 5-7pm at the Centennial Art Center in Nashville. This exhibit will run through March 27.
Fine Arts Professor Ron Lambert will exhibit his photography and sculpture in the Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt. This exhibit opens with a Gallery Talk and reception on Thursday, February 5, from 5-6:30pm.
For more information about this exhibit or directions to the event, visit www.vanderbilt.edu/sarrattgallery. For more information about happenings in the Watkins Fine Art Department, visit http://watkins.edu/current-students/academic-programs/fine-art.