Seven Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creative Individuals to Receive $10K for Career Renewal

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ASC’s Creative Renewal Fellowships invest in mid-career individuals that have made Charlotte-Mecklenburg home CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 23, 2019) – Seven creative individuals whose work has strengthened Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive $10,000 Creative Renewal Fellowships from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy in the midst of their careers. The Creative Renewal Fellowship program, …

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There to Support the Song – Tim Morrison, 2019 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael Solender  Tim Morrison didn’t hesitate when asked why he refers to himself as a drummer, producer and composer in that specific order. “I’ve been a drummer since the third grade in the school orchestra,” said Morrison, who is known professionally as “Cubby” a moniker reflective of nothing more than the necessity of quirky …

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Empathy is Learned by Imagining You Can Be Something Else – Thomas Thoune, 2019 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael Solender After more than 20 years as a textile designer with a fine art practice, Thomas Thoune’s career experienced an abrupt shift when a stroke he suffered in 2014 severely curtailed the detailed motor skills he relied upon to create his work. Accompanying the physical shift his body experienced was a philosophical and …

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Connecting with the Possible – Arsena Schroeder, 2019 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael Solender After Arsena Schroeder realized her musical gifts would allow her to have a prosperous career doing what she loved on her own terms, she harnessed this revelation to encourage others to explore a similar journey. Schroeder, an independent recording artist, songwriter, producer and educator, married her business savvy and education with her …

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Forming Community – Paula Martinac, 2019 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael Solender Forming connections and community is a theme that resonates deeply with LGBTQ historical fiction writer Paula Martinac, and one she likes to explore in her work. “I think when we look back to the pre-Stonewall (1969 gay rights movement landmark riots in Greenwich Village, New York) generation, there is a lot of …

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