Nall taps Alabama roots in new exhibit

first_imgLatest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Nall taps Alabama roots in new exhibit He gives much of the inspiration for his “Bouquets and Local Color: Artwork by Nall” exhibition that opens Friday at the Eastern Shore Art Center in Fairhope to his Alabama roots.“As I call Alabama home, much of my inspiration comes from early morning walks on the Fairhope beach collecting driftwood and found objects from the natural abundance of Mobile Bay,” Nall said. “The camellias in my artwork remind me of my grandmother’s gardens in Troy with her 15-foot bushes and were the inspiration for my latest porcelain series, ‘The Bellingrath Collection.’”Nall said his grandmother was constantly going to Europe and bringing back Meissen antique porcelain from Germany, antiques, and paintings. By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “She traveled widely and eventually became a tour guide, knowing all the good addresses in Europe,” Nall said. “Her influence on things European had a profound impact upon my becoming an artist, living in France, and being interested in the more refined things in life. Her sister, Glennie Trotman Mashburn, lived in the Panama Canal area for many years, and was a painter who raised lots of pets and orchids.“Thelma Loman Hollis Middlebrooks lived across the street on Murphree Street and was a seamstress, influencing me in clothes making.”Nall most recently designed costumes for the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, Italy.He even created a gingerbread house in a zoo, which was “finally done as an arty foundation” in Vence, France. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Nall, a classically trained artist, has traveled the world studying diverse cultures and exploring art, architecture and indigenous craft.But no matter where his travels take him, to North Africa, India, the Middle East, South America and Mexico, he always comes back to his roots in Alabama.With the “Bouquets and Local Color” exhibit, Nall said he is presenting flowers and landscapes from his “home” to the viewers.The opening reception for “Bouquets and Local Color” will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the Eastern Shore Art Center at 401 Oak Street in Fairhope. Everyone is invited. Sponsored Content Around the world, Nall is considered a modern day Renaissance man. Around town, Nall is known as the artist grandson of Lucy Trotman Nall.And, that’s all right by him.Nall has always been proud of being a Troy boy and a son of the South. Skip Email the author Published 6:33 am Thursday, January 5, 2012 By Secrets Revealed Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Clayton man charged with in vehicle theft From staff reports Troy Police arrested a 33-year-old Clayton man on Tuesday  in connection with the unlawful breaking and entering… read more Print Article Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more


Authorities identify gunman who killed 5 at Molson Coors brewery

first_imgKamil Krzaczynski/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE, Wis.) — Law enforcement officials have identified the employee of the Molson Coors Beverage Company who gunned down five co-workers at the company’s Milwaukee Brewery campus as 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill.Ferrill left the MillerCoors campus and returned to the site with a gun on Wednesday around 2 p.m. local time, law enforcement officials briefed on the probe told ABC News.No other victims were injured in Wednesday afternoon’s mass shooting, Milwaukee police said. Ferrill died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.The attack garnered a massive response of first responders to the brewery.“There are no words to express the deep sadness many of us are feeling right now,” Molson Coors CEO Gavin Hattersley said in response to the shooting.Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a statement, “Our hearts go out to the families of those whose lives were senselessly taken, all of the folks and workers at Molson Coors, and the Milwaukee community as we grapple with yet another act of gun violence that will have long-lasting consequences for this community and our state.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more


Petra Girls champions to be crowned today

first_imgTHE champions of the 2019 Smalta Girls Pee Wee will be known today when the semi-finals and final of the tournament take place.The games will open at 13:00hrs with the 5-8 playoff between Smith Memorial and South Riumveldt while Timehri play St Stephen’s on pitch two.North Georgetown and Tucville will clash in the first semi-final from 13:50hrs with West Ruimveldt playing Redeemer in the second semifinal.Those matches were scheduled for last weekend but the inclement weather made the ground unplayable for a major part of the day.Following that, the seventh and eighth place playoffs will take place along with the fifth- and sixth-place playoff.The third-place playoff is set for 15:30hrs with the final on the opposing pitch.last_img read more