Fritz and Dillingham, Watkins filmmakers
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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Seek.

Sarah E. Southern

The thing Sarah Southern has lost that she most wants to regain offers a lesson for every artist.

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

I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.

Overheard.

The latest on social media
Overheard at Watkins

Congratulations to our 2019 graduates!

Overheard at Watkins

It's a warm, beautiful day under the tent for Watkins's Commencement, where the college will welcome artist-designer Chelsea Klukas to speak to the next generation of creative innovators. We'll be highlighting some of the words and ideas here. watkins.edu/news/klukas-wa…

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Work.

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Restless and Sophisticated

Matt Christy’s recent show drew praise for the artist who, according to his former professor, is fulfilling what good painting is.

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Restless and Sophisticated
Matt Christy’s recent show drew praise for the artist who, according to his former professor, is fulfilling what good painting is. Read 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

Open Studio: Busico and Hickman
Open Studio: Busico and Hickman

Peek @ Glimpse 2019 (video), Watkins College of Art
Peek@ Glimpse 2019

The Setup
Open Studio: The Set-Up

Watkins 1885 Campaign
The 1885 Scholarship Campaign
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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.
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.
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

Artist Chelsea Klukas to deliver commencement address

Ceremony will take place on May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the college.

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Artist Chelsea Klukas to deliver commencement address

Ceremony will take place on May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the college.

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Watkins Visiting Artist: Michael Dixon
Visiting Artist: Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon is an artist working primarily with oil paint. Dixon is currently a professor of art at Albion College and is represented by the David Richard Gallery in New York.

Delineate 2.0, Watkins College of Art, Illustration Olivia Fortune
Delineate 2.0

Join us for the July Art Crawl as we showcase juried work from the award-winning Watkins illustration program.

National Portfolio Day at Watkins College of Art
National Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day is an interactive educational event for artists held regularly at host colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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. During 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. […]

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