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University Of North Alabama Alumnus And Famed Sculptor Fleming '62 Passes Away

Mar. 19, 2018

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Bryan Rachal

University Communications

FLORENCE, Ala.- University of North Alabama Alumnus Frank Fleming '62, passed away March 18, at the age of 77.

Fleming was a world-renown artist and sculptor, having created many pieces around Alabama and the University of North Alabama Campus. Fleming is perhaps most well-known for creating the Storyteller Fountain in the heart of Birmingham's Southside.

Fleming graduated from UNA in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in Art. In 1985, UNA awarded Fleming with Alumni of the Year award.



The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates arenownedcollegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference.The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.