Doug Mallette, Watkins Alum and filmmaker
The Marvelous Mr. Mallette

Working at the empire that is the Marvel universe has only made filmmaker Doug Mallette more dedicated to his indie path.

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Seek.

Katherine Hansen

“Fully realized and flawless” is Katherine Hansen’s standard for her work; but that aesthetic plays another role, as well. 

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Monday Motivation.
Wisdom from those who've been there.

The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.

Overheard.

The latest on social media
Overheard at Watkins

Designed by two artists, Watkins’s MFA in Visual Arts is allowing working men and women to discover, or rediscover, their callings as creatives:

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Work.

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

The Risk-takers

As MFA students in film, Stephanie Taylor (left) and Robin Robinson explain what scared them more than taking the leap to commit to film as their profession.

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The Risk-takers
As MFA students in film, Stephanie Taylor (left) and Robin Robinson explain what scared them more than taking the leap to commit to film as their profession. See More

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

Poster Boys

An upscale Nashville hotel benefits from a down-home collaboration between Watkins’s graphic design chair Dan Brawner and artist Bryce McCloud.

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Poster Boys

An upscale Nashville hotel benefits from a down-home collaboration between Watkins’s graphic design chair Dan Brawner and artist Bryce McCloud.

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Now Screening.

Our latest videos

The 1885 Scholarship Campaign
The 1885 Scholarship Campaign

Open Studio: Ashley Henry, Filmmaker
Open Studio: Ashley Henry, Filmmaker

Open Studio: Filmmaker Mack Hoskins
Open Studio: Filmmaker Mack Hoskins

Open Studio: Angel Venice Iwanowski and Chelsea Kaiah James
Open Studio: Angel Venice Iwanowski and Chelsea Kaiah James
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My615:
Journey Into
America’s "It" City
Tourist, Cheekwood

Tourist

When parents and friends are in town, you may want to play the tourist (and that's fine!). Fortunately, Nashville delivers even when there's a crowd.
Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Artistic Director Denice Hicks explains why this grassroots company has become the summer destination for Nashvillians of every background.
The Cumberland River Greenway
The Cumberland River Greenway
Photographer Sam Angel introduces us to her favorite place in Nashville: a biking trail of golden light and industrial charm.
Art Student
There will be times when you need to resupply your toolkit and times when you'll want to be inspired by the works of others. We have both covered. 
Insider
Sometimes, it takes a while to know a city. With our list, you don't have to wait. These are the cool places to have on your checklist.
Foodie
One reason Nashville has become the "It" City is its culinary excellence. We walk you through the high-end eateries and the cheap eats that feel just as decadent.
Parks/Nature
The color green has been shown to improve creativity. We give you the best spots to refresh your focus.
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Reveal.

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

Andy and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamspace

Andy Gregg’s exuberant palette has captivated everyone from Microsoft to Beck. It even required a name change.

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Andy and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamspace
Andy Gregg’s exuberant palette has captivated everyone from Microsoft to Beck. It even required a name change. Read More

News.
Stay current with Watkins

News.
Stay current with Watkins

Glimpse set for March 30

Find out who the 2019 Glimpse artists will be at our Warhol-inspired, Watkins-approved spring fling

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Glimpse set for March 30

Find out who the 2019 Glimpse artists will be at our Warhol-inspired, Watkins-approved spring fling

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Valery Estabrook, Watkins College of Art
The Set-Up

The Set-Up is a group exhibition of contemporary video art featuring the work of Valery Jung Estabrook, Morgan Higby-Flowers, John Kilduff, and Shana Moulton.

Butterfly Garden, Watkins College of Art
Spring Open House

Join us for our Spring Open House where you can take a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities, attend presentations about the college and its offerings.

Glimpse at Watkins College of Art
Glimpse: A Benefit for Watkins

Join us for our always-anticipated spring benefit, Glimpse, which celebrates creativity and its transformative powers.

Drawing class at Watkins College of Art
Transfer Day

If you are contemplating making a change in your education, or have decided to, attend Watkins’s Transfer Day to better understand the college’s vibrant community.

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