The Female Gaze
The Female Gaze

We asked women at Watkins for their perspectives on what it means to be a female artist in this era.

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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.

At first I wasn't sure that I had the talent, but I did know I had a fear of failure, and that fear compelled me to fight off anything that might abet it.

Overheard.

The latest on social media
Overheard at Watkins

Our annual fundraiser, Glimpse, adopts the theme of Andy Warhol focusing on his Factory aesthetic and pop exuberance. Purchase tickets with the link in our bio and join the fun of interactive installations and funky art games while supporting young innovators and creators!

Overheard at Watkins

Safe travels during spring break, students!

Overheard at Watkins

If you haven't subscribed to our eNews, do. News and events, trends and insights, compelling interviews. It's like an artistic shot in the arm each month. Simply go to our home page, scroll to the bottom, enter your email. watkins.edu

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Work.

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

The Journeywoman

Amy Kinssies had a crisis of confidence about becoming an interior designer, but there's something else about confidence that scares her more.

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The Journeywoman
Amy Kinssies had a crisis of confidence about becoming an interior designer, but there's something else about confidence that scares her more. 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
Radnor Lake, Tennessee

Parks/Nature

The color green has been shown to improve creativity. We give you the best spots to refresh your focus.
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.
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.
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.
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Reveal.

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

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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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. 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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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.

Watkins students and instructor
Accepted Students Day

Our Accepted Students Day is a chance to get ahead of the game as we welcome you and allow you to explore and complete important aspects of the matriculation process.

Watkins Commencement
Watkins 2019 Commencement

Join us for the capstone celebration of Watkins’s Class of 2019 as the college salutes and launches the next generation of creative thinkers into the larger world.

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