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ASC public art call to artists: Learn about the firehouse project tonight

Sept. 7. The Arts and Science Council will hold a virtual pre-submittal meeting for a project at the Charlotte Firehouse No. 11. Professional artists living in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee are eligible to submit proposals by the Friday, Sept. 29 deadline. Firehouse No. 11, located at 628 West 28th St., was […]

Camerin Watson of Cornelius

Cornelius artist among 6 to earn grants that celebrate commitment to community

July 21. Six Charlotte-Mecklenburg creative individuals will each receive $50,000 “mini-genius” awards as the inaugural recipients of ASC Founders Grants. The grants represent the largest awards to individuals from ASC in the organization’s 65-year history. Among the recipients is Cornelius resident Camerin Watson, the director of Inspire Inclusion Dance, a program for dancers with and without disabilities. […]

Arts & Science Council, Lowe’s announce new public art incubator

May 9. The Arts & Science Council and Lowe’s are engaged in a  new partnership to support professional artists by equipping them with the skills necessary to become competitive candidates for regional public art projects managed by ASC. Going Public: A Public Art Incubator aims to help build a skilled public artist pipeline and develop […]

ASC releases Cultural Equity Report to update community

May 3. The Arts & Science Council – the 65-year-old nonprofit that serves as the chief advocate, resource hub and steward for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s cultural community – has released its second Cultural Equity Report. “This report reaffirms ASC’s commitment to being transparent and accountable on its equity journey,” said ASC President Krista Terrell. “The […]

Davidson artist among emerging and mid-career artists to receive ASC fellowships

April 24. Fifteen Charlotte-Mecklenburg creative individuals will receive a combined $185,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy or develop their creative capacity. Eight emerging artists are recipients of $10,000 ASC Emerging Creators Fellowships, which supports creatives with evolving practices that are at a pivotal moment in launching sustainable careers in the creative […]

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Looking for emerging arts leaders to Lead with Your Talent

April 20. Lead with Your Talents is a leadership development program targeting emerging leaders in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg nonprofit arts and culture community. This program, designed and facilitated by Angelina Corbet, founder of The Mobius Co., and Bill Southerland of Anchors Consulting makes use of the Highlands Ability Battery. The program provides opportunities for participants to […]

ASC opportunity for artists interested in ‘Going Public’

March 6. ASC is accepting qualifications from professional, regional artists for participation in Going Public: A Public Art Incubator. This series of workshops will help artists better understand the process behind public art, from applying to commissions and working with stakeholders and communities to making their vision a reality. The new deadline to apply is Monday, […]

2 artists in Cornelius among those to receive ASC grants

Dec. 15.  ASC, in conjunction with the arts councils of Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Rowan counties, announced the 2023 Artist Support Grant recipients. This year, more than 150 regional artists applied for funding – representing a 25 percent increase in applications from last year – and 75 ASC Artist Support Grants will be awarded. […]