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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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Nall Day kicks off with a luncheon in the artist’s honor

May 7, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Native son and internationally acclaimed artist Fred “Nall” Hollis now has his own day in the city of Troy, thanks to a proclamation by city leaders. May 7 is now “Nall Day” in the city, with backup from proclamations by the Alabama House and Senate.

The proclamations were presented at a luncheon in Nall’s honor…

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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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