New IAC art exhibit showcases pieces created from the “sticks and stones” found in nature

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) Larry Strickland (above) has created his “Sticks and Stones” exhibit from nature, using driftwood, bone, copper, and other materials that he makes “representative of life’s cycle.” Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center (IAC) is hosting a new exhibition, “Sticks and Stones,” featuring artist and Troy University alumnus Larry Strickland.  Strickland serves Read More

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Troy Theatre and Dance’s ‘Moving Pictures’ performance sets dance to photographs

(CONTRIBUTED/ TROY DANCE)   Pradyot Sharma Editor-In-Chief The Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance will present its second edition of Art in Motion this fall starting Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. The show, being held in the Trojan Center, features a concept where artists collaborate with student choreographers who bring their work to life Read More

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Student discusses benefits of physical art and music in the age of instant streaming

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer While most people can agree that art and music can be timeless, an important conversation for music and art lovers centers around what form is the best for consuming them.  Nowadays music is mainly consumed digitally through apps such as Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, etc., which allows the content to remain popular, Read More

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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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