‘Wanderwall’ Provides Public Art at the Urban Scale

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Why This Matters: “Wanderwall,” an 18,000 square foot sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist Marc Fornes/THEVERYMANY at NOVEL Stonewall Station, creates a new gateway into uptown Charlotte from the South End. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A unique collaboration between ASC and Crescent Communities is transforming a drab parking deck into a colorful new welcome as you enter uptown …

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Visual Artists Celebrated in New Exhibition

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Why This Matters: The “Celebrating 5 Years of Community Supported Art” exhibition highlights the Charlotte-area artists who have participated in ASC’s Community Supported Art (CSA) program. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager An exhibition born out of the relationship between local artists and art collectors is on view at the UNC Charlotte Center City Projective Eye Gallery. …

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Public Art Installation ‘Response’ Connects to Work of Medic

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Why This Matters: The public artwork ‘Response’ by Vicki Scuri highlights the service of EMS professionals while protecting the Medic headquarters as safety barriers. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A new public artwork serves as a barrier of protection for the more than 600 Mecklenburg EMS Agency, or Medic, employees responsible for saving thousands of …

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Access to Arts Education Expanded Through ASC’s Wolf Trap

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Why this matters: Because engaging students within the first few years of their lives is critical to their future success. By Angela Haigler NC Wolf Trap, a program of ASC, uses arts integration in pre-kindergarten classes to ensure children are ready for kindergarten in literacy and math. Last year, the program served 996 students in …

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‘On Life and Meaning’ Podcast Explores What Matters Most

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Why This Matters: Mark Peres’ “On Life and Meaning” podcast goes deep in reflection and conversation revealing core values and encouraging relationships that transcend the transactional. By Michael J. Solender Mark Peres is one of Charlotte’s most enthusiastic collectors. But the Johnson & Wales University professor of leadership and business ethics keepsakes are not well-tended …

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