Dedication ceremonies at TROY’s Montgomery Campus pay tribute to two Alabama artists

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Al Head, Todd Strange and Mrs. Janice Hawkins unveil the marker dedicated to the Peace Dove statue by the artist Nall.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Al Head, Todd Strange and Mrs. Janice Hawkins unveil the marker dedicated to the Peace Dove statue by the artist Nall.

Troy University officials officially dedicated the Violata Pax (Wounded Peace) Dove statue by renowned artist and Troy, Ala. native Fred “Nall” Hollis during a ceremony on the University’s Montgomery Campus on Monday.

The work, which sits adjacent to the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts and overlooks the Rosa Parks Museum across the street, was…

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Janet Nolan artwork offers a different way to see the world

Nolan's art exhibit is on display at the International Arts Center until Jan. 9, 2022.

Nolan's art exhibit is on display at the International Arts Center until Jan. 9, 2022.

Visitors gathered at Troy University’s International Arts Center Thursday evening to celebrate Janet Nolan’s artwork in her “Reimagining the Everyday” exhibition on display until Jan. 9, 2022.

Nolan was a visiting artist at Troy University in 2003. Before passing away in 2019, she developed a friendship with Dr. and Mrs. Jack Hawkins, Jr. while looking…

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Janet Nolan exhibit on display at Troy University’s International Arts Center

Janet Nolan's

Janet Nolan's "Reimagining the Everyday" is on display at TROY's International Arts Center.

Janet Nolan spent her life reimagining everyday objects into works of art. She would canvass the streets of New York City looking for colorful objects she could turn into art. Whether it was discarded umbrellas, men’s ties or plastic bottles, the objects Nolan found served as the foundation of her artwork. As an artist, she…

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