Tag Archives: Art and Design

Love of art supports passion for law enforcement in Alabama

August 26, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Craig Shook has always loved art. Today, he’s blended his art with a passion for law enforcement as Alabama’s primary certified forensic composite artist at the State Bureau of Investigation.

“I loved Woody Ishmael. His art was all over the place – in the White House, even,” he said. “So, I studied art – and…

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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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