Art at Wakins College of Art

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Art curriculum at Watkins College of Art

Test your capabilities, challenge preconceived notions, and integrate multiple media into a highly sought-after professional skill set.

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Full—and part-time faculty
along with professionals
in the field

Assistant Professor of Art History

Director of General Education

Assistant Professor of Art History

BA Art History, University of West Florida
MA Art History, State University of New York, Stony Brook
PhD Art History, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Tom Williams has taught at the School of Visual Arts, the Museum of Modern Art, New York University, and Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. His writings have appeared in Art in America, Grey Room, and other publications. Williams has been co-facilitating the art workshop in Unit 2 (the Death Row unit) of the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution since 2013, and he has co-curated (with Robin Paris) a number of exhibitions of prisoners' art, including Life After Death and Elsewhere at Apexart in New York City.


Director of General Education

BA English, University of Tennessee
MA English, Tennessee State University
Cary Beth Miller recognizes that artists are storytellers, and she encourages them to translate into their writing the same creative and critical thinking they invest in their studio practice. Teaching artists gives Miller the freedom to innovate her course offerings and assignments and transform the way she teaches literature and writing.

Appointed in 2008

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