The “Curious” Case of Michael Korfhage

An illustrator sought out by Warby Parker, TIME, and many others, Korfhage tracks his journey from outsider to entrepreneur.

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Seek.

Natalie Briscoe

For Natalie Briscoe, the most underrated virtue is often (wrongly) perceived as a weakness.

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

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Overheard.

The latest on social media
Overheard at Watkins

Visit us this Saturday, October 19th for our Open House! You’ll be able to speak with professors, share your portfolio, talk to an artist in Admissions, check out our state-of-the-art facilities, and more.
10-4pm
Link in bio to register.

Overheard at Watkins

We’re back in the studio after our fall break. Welcome back students!

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Work.

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Shot through the Heart

Five-time Emmy award-winning news filmmaker, Brian Hallett looks at the work with a rare, humane lens.

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Shot through the Heart
Five-time Emmy award-winning news filmmaker, Brian Hallett looks at the work with a rare, humane lens. Read More

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

Double Act

Partners in life and in film, Amanda Dillingham and Spenser Fritz met at Watkins and began the project that has just been released as a feature film.

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Double Act

Partners in life and in film, Amanda Dillingham and Spenser Fritz met at Watkins and began the project that has just been released as a feature film.

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Now Screening.

Our latest videos

Peek: Watkins and Hatch Show Print Collaboration
Peek: Watkins and Hatch Show Print Collaboration

Peek: Robert Scobey and Moses Williams
Peek: Robert Scobey and Moses Williams

Peek: 2019 Community Education Exhibit

Open Studio: Josh Wynters
Open Studio: Josh Wynters
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My615:
Journey Into
America’s "It" City
Streetfare, Nashville, Watkins College of Art

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.
Ladies Wine and Design
Ladies, Wine & Design
Ladies, Wine & Design is a monthly gathering for professional women in design who seek connection, support, and engagement.
Bells Bend Park
Bells Bend Park
Filmmaker Quinton Hickman heads here in Nashville to help him hone his "aesthetic of the sublime."
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.
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.
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

Sign of the Times

Shelby Rodeffer’s bespoke sign-making is growing in success and demand, and launching a new artisanal wave.

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Sign of the Times
Shelby Rodeffer’s bespoke sign-making is growing in success and demand, and launching a new artisanal wave. Read More

News.
Stay current with Watkins

News.
Stay current with Watkins

Watkins Partners with RaiseMe for Student Scholarships

The innovative program allows high school students to build financial support prior to matriculation.

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Watkins Partners with RaiseMe for Student Scholarships

The innovative program allows high school students to build financial support prior to matriculation.

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Caitlin Ackerman: Reflections of Love

Opening the October Art Crawl at WAG will be Caitlin Ackerman’s show, “Reflections of Love,” which presents a journey of self-discovery through the undefinable and subjective language of photography

Watkins College of Art, dorm room, open house
Watkins Open House

Watkins is a physical place, but it’s also a culture and a community. To really see, feel, and understand what makes our campus so distinct, you must visit.

WAIC Fall Carnival

Fun, food, games, and of course art — all to benefit Watkins’s Art and Illustration Club. Join us on October 19 for a day that will enrich and inspire. All proceeds benefit the Club.

Watkins College of Art, Film program
Best of Short Films

Celebrating 25 years of film at Watkins, the film program will present a free screening of a selection of some of the most outstanding productions

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