Sam Angel, Claudia O’Steen & Lisa Talbott Offer Photography and Installation in Currey Gallery
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents a series of six Senior Thesis Exhibitions through May 12, celebrating the work of 13 graduating students in the Fine Art and Photography departments. Four shows with receptions will be staged in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus and two in community locations.…more
Multi-disciplinary artist Harrell Fletcher, who was scheduled to speak at Watkins on March 29 as part of the Visiting Artists Series, has been forced to cancel his visit to Nashville, owing to a family emergency.
The next, and final, lecture in the 2011-2012 series will present photographer Alec Soth, on Thursday, April 26 in the Watkins Theater.
Luisiana Mera's detailed drawings earn her the prestigious annual honor
Luisiana Mera, a freshman from Panama City, Panama, was awarded the 2012 Robb Swaney Prize for Excellence in Visual Expression during judging held on March 8. Established in 2006 by Mary Jane Swaney in memory of her husband, noted Nashville architect Charles Robb Swaney, the $1,000 cash prize honors a student who produced "visual designs and patterns that spoke to others."…more
Photography Shows by Cristin Durning and Brandon Daniel Greer Run March 23-April 2
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents a series of six Senior Thesis Exhibitions, March 23 – May 12, celebrating the work of 13 graduating students in the Fine Art and Photography departments. Four shows with receptions will be staged in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus and two in community locations.…more
Moses Williams, a junior Fine Art major, claimed the top honor at the 2012 Currey Student Juried Show for his three-minute video piece, The Violence of Oizys. As recipient of the Anny Gowa Purchase Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize, Williams' work will be part of the permanent Watkins collection.…more
Community Education Hosts Free Arts Activities and Demos & Partners with YART Sale
The Community Education department of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will host an Open House on Saturday, April 14, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., with free hands-on activities and demonstrations by faculty instructors in clay, book making, cartooning, watercolor painting and more, providing a preview to Community Education’s “Summer of the Arts” 2012 session. In conjunction with the Open House, the Watkins YART Sale will also be hel…more
Watkins Graphic Design students won more top awards than any other school competing in the 2012 Nashville Student ADDYs! More than 400 people filled Play Dance Bar on February 28 to celebrate the most creative advertising students in Nashville at the annual competition, presented by the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation, and saw our Graphic Design talents claim nine Golds (two more than last year) and two (of the four) Judges' Choice Awards.…more
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
2012 Senior Thesis Exhibitions
All exhibitions in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus unless otherwise noted
March 23 – April 2
Opening Friday, March 23, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Graduates of Watkins Graphic Design Department* received an impressive 49 total honors at the American Advertising Federation Nashville’s 2012 ADDY celebration, held February 25 at Limelight. Nearly 400 people representing 60 agencies in the Nashville advertising community gathered to recognize the best work of the past year at the 47th annual awards presentation.…more