Tin Pan South Partners With Watkins College Of Art, Design & Film For Festival Artwork For 9th Year

The 24th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank is thrilled to partner for the ninth consecutive year with Watkins College of Art, Design & Film for its festival artwork. Select Watkins students competed to create a concept that captured the essence of the event, and this year, Chris Robertson’s design has been chosen to represent all Tin Pan South marketing, passes, posters and banners.
Chris Robertson

The competing students were all enrolled in department chair Dan Brawner’s Illustration I class. Robertson is an artist and writer from Alabama currently living in Nashville, Tennessee. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from The University of Alabama and is currently a junior in Graphic Design at Watkins.

The popular Tin Pan South Fast Access Passesare scheduled to go on sale at www.tinpansouth.com on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 10:00am CST. Information about venues, lineups, schedules and more will also be available at tinpansouth.com. Updates can also be found on the Tin Pan SouthFacebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
Produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Tin Pan South reigns as the world’s largest all-songwriter festival. Last year close to 350 talented songwriters performed 92 shows at ten of Nashville’s top music venues. Thousands of music fans attend the event annually to hear songwriters tell stories behind hit songs they have written and perform the songs as they were originally composed.
Regions Bank returns for the ninth year as the presenting sponsor of the event.
Organizers of the 24th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival would like to thank the following Platinum and Gold sponsors:
Regions Bank – Presenting Sponsor
News Channel 5 – Official Broadcast Sponsor
Southwest Airlines – Official Airline Sponsor
Vident Financial
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
About NSAI: The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 spans the United States and 10 foreign countries. For more than 40 years, NSAI has been dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. For more information, visitnashvillesongwriters.com.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $122 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,650 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found atwww.regions.com.
About Watkins College of Art, Design & Film: Now in its 130th year, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is a four-year baccalaureate college offering Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Photography, a Bachelor of Arts in Art, and Certificates in Film and Interior Design. The faculty and staff are committed to a learning-centered environment that challenges students to engage the mind, train the eye and cultivate talent and skill into an active realization of creative potential. Established in 1885 as a community-based learning institution, Watkins became a baccalaureate college in 1997. It continues to shape and positively influence the cultural horizon and economy of our community through art, design and film instruction in an academic setting, as well as through the Community Education program for youth, teens and adults. Visit Watkins.edu.

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