Confab 2017: Nashville

Featuring recent Guggenheim Fellow, University of Tennessee Professor and sculptor, John Powers! October 7th

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to listen to and engage with recent Guggenheim Fellow John Powers on October 7th in Nashville. Watkins College is partnering with MSA to host this years Confab on the Watkins campus. Join us to meet with contemporaries of sculpture in an environment devised to offer learning and networking opportunities. Members cost $75, Student Members cost $50, Non-Member cost $100. Members be sure to log in to receive discounted rate.

Learn more about John on his website by clicking the image below or watch the video!


ConFab Schedule:

9-10 AM Registration and Meet & Greet with pasteries and coffee
9:30 AM Scholarship Presentation
10:00 AM John Powers Presentation with Audience Discussion
12:00 PM Boxed Lunch (choice of sandwich or salad)
1:00 PM Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture: Eva Covwell
2:15 PM Emerging Artist Panel

Emerging Artist Panel: John Powerswill sit down withAriel Lavery Professor of Sculptor at Watkins College, Leticia Bajuyoartist and educator, andBrian Jobe artist and co-founder of Locate Artsto answer questions and discuss how to get your work seen and transition from student to professional artist. 

Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture: Eva Conwell, is a renowned objects conservator in the Chattanooga area. Many of her projects involve contemporary art and outdoor sculpture, leading to an interest and broad knowledge about the permanence of modern sculpture materials and maintenance issues of outdoor sculpture, Her presentation will include  materials, artist's intent and maintenance issues.

Don't forget Dinner!

Want another great opportunity to engage with John powers and socialize with other sculptors and art lovers? Register for dinner with John at Amerigo, and Italian Restaurant. Dinner will include a choice of salad, choice of entree including Eggplant Parmesan, Shrimp Scampi, Chicken Marsala, Prime Sirloin, Salmon, Picatta or Pasta Pomodoro and a choice of dessert. Cost per plate $55. Registration for dinner while registering for ConFab or register for it separately here. If you can only join us for dinner register here

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