Public Artist Selected for Mecklenburg County Northeast Community Resource Center

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Nova Jiang will share her concept for public artwork at upcoming Community Engagement Workshop. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 29, 2021) – Los Angeles-based artist Nova Jiang has been selected to create public artwork for the planned Mecklenburg County Northeast Community Resource Center, which will serve county residents in northeast Charlotte. Jiang creates work that encourages the …

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Krista Terrell Named President of the Arts & Science Council

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Krista Terrell, APR.
Award-winning community leader is the second Black woman to guide ASC. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 27, 2021) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC) Board of Directors has hired Krista Terrell, an accredited public relations practitioner, as president effective immediately. Terrell, a highly regarded leader in the nonprofit creative sector, has been with the local arts …

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ASC Fellowships Celebrate Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creatives

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Four of the 14 recipients of 2021 ASC fellowships (from left): Alvin C. Jacobs Jr, Malu Tan, Sarah Ingel and Tony Arreaza.
Why This Matters: ASC believes that investing in the creatives that make Charlotte-Mecklenburg home benefits the region’s overall cultural climate. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Fourteen creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $110,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. Six emerging artists are recipients of $5,000 …

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Mentor & mentee collaborate to enliven bus shelters in Hidden Valley

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Tom Stanley (left) and Unique Patton.
By Jonathan McFadden At first blush, you might not guess that Unique Patton and Tom Stanley have much in common. Unique is a 20-year-old Black design student at N.C. State University. Tom is a 71-year-old white retired college professor living in Rock Hill, S.C. Unique’s career is just taking off; Tom jokes that his is …

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