Art

When Nossi Vatandoost built Nossi College, it was to help artists succeed professionally while sharing her creative passion and love of an arts education. We continue that dedication to creative exploration, collaboration, and growth. Whether you’re considering an education at Nossi College or simply looking for creative inspiration, check out this page often for local news, our thoughts, and our student’s achievements when it comes to all things art. Be sure to visit our degree programs if you’re interested in pursuing a degree in creative and culinary arts.

Student Wins Nashville Contest

Nossi’s graphic design student, Rachel Quinn has won the T-Shirt design for the Neighbor 2 Neighbor Festival. Rachel submitted her design with the open call in Nashville for designs for this year’s 8th Annual Neighbor 2 Neighbor Festival. Rachels’s design was chosen as the winner! Rachel’s design is entitled, “Portraits of the Festival”, and it …

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Madison Station Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

Designer and Nossi student Brilee Wright The artwork Brilee Wright Designed Today banners adorned the light poles on the new Madison Station Boulevard. Nossi’s graphic design student Brilee Wright is the one who created the artwork for these banners as part of a partnership brought to the school by Metro Council Member Nancy VanReece. During …

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Summer 2022 Senior Portfolio Show

Every Semester at Nossi College of Arts, there is a Senior Portfolio Show at the end of the semester. This Senior Portfolio show is to help show the portfolio they have created while being a student, preparing them to enter the job market. The students who participate are in their last semester of school with …

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Cheekwood Estate & Gardens: Photos by Nossi Grad

“One of the finest remaining American Country Place Era estates in the nation. Cheekwood comprises a botanical garden, arboretum, and museum with historic rooms and art galleries in Nashville, Tennessee. Today, Cheekwood serves the public showcasing 12 distinct gardens, 7,000 works in its permanent collection as well as traveling exhibits, and a mile-long woodland trail …

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DIY Photography Studio: Commercial Photography on a Budget

Rachel Moore, creator of Sparrow Moose Media, is studying to earn her Bachelor’s of Photography at Nossi College of Art. She consistently brings fresh and thoughtful ideas to her photo world and helps mentor other students when they have questions or are struggling with an assignment. In the fall 2019 semester, she also was a …

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Nossi Sponsors Monthaven’s Annual Spring Art Show

Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center is a historic building in Hendersonville doubling as an artistic epicenter in north Nashville. Their interactive space showcases a variety of offerings for the community to interact with art, including the following: – They are a museum showcasing famous work (did you get to see their Pablo Picasso exhibit?). – …

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Kappa Pi Past President Creates Mural for YCAP

Nossi All Access encourages art students to gain professional experience by connecting with local nonprofits needing creative assistance and support. After teaming up with YMCA Community Action Program, Y-CAP, in East Nashville, Nossi College of Art wanted to help brighten up the Y-CAP campus with a community mural. Rachel Folk, the Y-CAP Community Outreach Director, …

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