Mural is a ‘gateway to culture;’ Terracotta warrior artwork added to IAC exterior

(PHOTOS/ Kerissa Justice) Troy graduates Kavarus Moore and Sara Ivey work on painting the warriors before moving on to the background. Kerissa Justice Contributor The Troy University International Arts Center, which houses art pieces and exhibits, is now itself a work of art. Two Troy graduates painted a mural of the terracotta warriors on a wall Read More

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International Arts Center John A. Hancock exhibit explores ‘Family, History, and Connection”

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The John A. Hancock art exhibit, now open for visitors at the International Arts Center, showcases pieces that center around family, history, and connection to place.  Greg Skaggs, an associate professor of art and design at Troy, worked with Hancock to curate the exhibit and prepared the space for showing. “I’ve known Read More

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Rubicon spring 2019 publication coming soon to a campus near you!

contributed by Alaina Hornberger Putting together a Rubicon’s cover may seem like a one man job, but this year’s publication’s cover is designed by Sara Ivey, a senior fine arts major from Newton, and put together by Alaina Hornberger, a senior graphic design major from Prattville.  Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The Rubicon, the campus’ literary journal, Read More

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‘The Seagull’ to showcase students’ efforts and ideas

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s Theatre and Dance Department is set to perform “The Seagull” by Anton Chekhov April 4 through April 6 at 7 p.m. in Malone Blackbox.  “The Seagull,” translated by Paul Schmidt, is a comedy about the trials humans face on a daily basis, and it asks questions about human nature, art Read More

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Student discusses separation of art and artist, the role of the media in art

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer In a world where fame is king, and celebrities are icons, it’s important for the rest of society to recognize the divide between artist and art.  Pop culture icons have always been regarded as the members of society whose opinions somehow carry more weight than the rest of us; however, as individuals, Read More

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