Tag Archives: Art and Design

Students ‘amazed’ after working alongside Nall

May 10, 2019
By Greg Phillips

One of the state’s most renowned artists walked into a small room crowded with Troy University art students and removed his hat.

“This is wonderful,” exclaimed Fred “Nall” Hollis, a Troy, Alabama, native whose work spans multiple decades and multiple continents.

After taking a moment to observe the collaborative art piece the students had…

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University, City to honor artist with ‘Nall Day’ on May 7

April 25, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Troy University and the City of Troy will celebrate a native son on May 7, and recognize him for his accomplishments in the world of art.

“Nall Day” recognizes world-renowned mixed-media artist and Pike County native Fred “Nall” Hollis and his artistic contributions. City officials will proclaim Nall Day at a luncheon in his honor…

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Bacon talks life, art during TROY Gallery Talk

February 27, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Dr. Art Bacon has worn a lot of hats in his 80 years — scientist, researcher, student, educator, civil rights activist.

But as he addressed a crowded room of observers in Troy University’s International Arts Center on Tuesday, he focused on the role that makes him happiest.

“For 40 years I had essentially a dual…

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