Comfortable Graves Promo rev.mp3
About the artist:
Nall (born 1948 Fred Nall Hollis in Troy, Alabama, USA) earned his degree in art, political science and psychology from University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and studied four years at the prestigious Ecole Nationale de Beaux Arts in Paris. He has exhibited his work throughout the U.S. as well as in shows abroad in Gstaad, Switzerland, the National Natural History Museum in Paris, France, National Palace of Guadalajara, and Pemex Tower in Mexico City. His participation in international porcelain fairs includes the Caroussel du Louvre in Paris; Stuttgart, Germany; the Château do Bagatelle in Neuilly; at Podium boutique in Moscow, Russia; and in New York's Arts and Crafts Museum and "Murano Memories" group show. His signature dinnerware porcelain has been produced by Havelind and Parlon, Royal Limoges, The Tunisian Porcelain Company, and Monaco Porcelain Company. He has had four postage stamps produced by the Principality of Monaco. Nall has created commissioned works, permanent and non, for specific spaces, exhibitions and figureheads including the National Arts Club, New York, NY; Cathedral of Saint-Paul de Vence; His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco; The Tuscany Council for Culture; Puccini Festival Foundation; Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida; Monaco Artist in Resident 2013-2014,; Pisa International Airport, Italy; St. Francis Basilica in Assisi, Italy; and St. Augustine Museum. Nall designed the sets and costumes for the Puccini Operas “Girl of the Golden West” and “le Rondine”. His monumental “Peace Frame” is permanently installed as the doorway to Pietrasanta, Italy and Monaco. His monumental “Violata Pax Dove” is permanently installed at Troy University, Alabama and Miami Dade College. His latest monumental sculpture “Japanese Magnolia” is permanently installed in Monaco. Many international museums including the Boston Museum of Fine art and the Bibliotec Nationale Paris, have his etchings in their permanent collections. He has been awarded the Mary Ellen LoPresti ARLIS/Southeast Publishing Award for "Best Art Book" for his creation of “Alabama Art” (Black Belt Press) and has been instrumental in promoting other Alabama Artists by curating their works into the RSA Hotels in Alabama. He was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa from Troy University, Montgomery, Alabama; and Alabama's Distinguished Artist of the Year award from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Numerous hardcover books have been published on his work, ‘Technique and Symbol’ by Alain Renner, “Alchemy ‘ by Hugues de la Touche, and ‘Violata Pax’, by Vittorrio Scarbi. Nall lives and works in Fairhope, Alabama, USA.
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