Watkins Unthinkable painting

Nashville native and artist Jason A. Watkins, who’s also an MTSU freshman majoring in speech-language pathology and audiology, offers his interpretation of multi-Grammy-winning musician Alicia Keys in this acrylic on canvas, “Unthinkable.” Watkins is one of the artists included in new dual collaborative exhibits, “Collective Memories: Creative Expressions Through Contemporary Art” and “Words to Live By,” on display at MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery Oct. 24-Nov. 21. (image courtesy of Jason A. Watkins)