Three ways ASC is supporting regional artists

Categories: ArtPop, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Grant Opportunities

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Here’s a statistic for you: More than two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents believe that individual artists contribute to our community’s quality of life, according to a 2015 Urban Institute Cultural Life in Mecklenburg County Survey. Count us among the two-thirds here at ASC. A strong community of individual artists is critical …

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Making art by breaking the rules

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Some of us are adults by the time we learn that it’s okay to color outside the lines. Take for instance artist Marcee Musgrove, who works out of her Eden Street Market studio in the shadow of Davidson College. “I’m a rules follower,” Musgrove said. “I worked for corporate America …

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From cultural sector recipient to supporter: a donor shares why she gives to ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Lindsay Wright didn’t know the field trips she went on as a public school student in Charlotte-Mecklenburg were supported by the Arts & Science Council. She connected the dots as an adult. It’s why she gives to ASC. “I’ve reaped the benefits of the Arts & Science Council and I …

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Waxing Quixotic

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern If ever you need to be reminded of your invincibility, ’s studio is the place to go. A practicing studio artist for the last 13 years and a Fall 2014 Arts & Science Council Community Supported Art (CSA) participant, Winegard’s art career began at six years old, …

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