Troy University’s Will Jacks awarded fellowship by Alabama State Council on the Arts

Jacks works in his studio during a residency on the Gulf Coast this summer.

Jacks works in his studio during a residency on the Gulf Coast this summer.

Will Jacks, Assistant Professor of Art & Design at Troy University, has received a fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, along with a $5,000 grant.

ASCA fellowships are awarded to individuals working in arts education, dance, design, media/photography, music, literature, theater, visual arts and crafts. These grants recognize artistic excellence as well…

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Will Jacks’ work featured in ‘Southland’ exhibit at Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans

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The "Southland" exhibit is a survey of landscapes depicting the American South. Jacks was asked to contribute work for this collection.

Troy University Assistant Professor of Photography, Art, and Design Will Jacks is featured in the current exhibition, “Southland,” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.

Curated from the museum’s permanent collection by Richard McCabe, the museum’s Curator of Photography, “Southland” is a survey of landscapes depicting the American South. This exhibition delves…

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Exhibit featuring art of Takeisha Jefferson opens Thursday at TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum

The exhibit, which will run through April 20, encourages viewers to reflect on historical memory and its implications for justice and equality.

The exhibit, which will run through April 20, encourages viewers to reflect on historical memory and its implications for justice and equality.

A new exhibit examining the theme of historical erasure, particularly its effects on African American communities in America, will open at the Rosa Parks Museum on Thursday.

The exhibit, “Erace,” features the art of Takeisha Jefferson, a Michigan native who was first introduced to photography when she received her first camera at age 9. As…

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Troy University design professor’s photography featured in solo art show in China

Chris Stagl's exhibit will be featured from now through March.

Chris Stagl's exhibit will be featured from now through March.

Last summer, Associate Design Professor Chris Stagl took his first teaching abroad trip to the Changzhou Institute of Technology in Changzhou, China. Six months later, 30 of the thousands of photos he captured during his visit are on display in China in a solo exhibit titled, “Facades: Changzhou.”

The relationship was established by Art and…

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