Planting seeds of creativity

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Amy Bareham Cultural and Community Investment Intern In the past, we as a culture have nursed a bad habit – that of polarizing art and science. However, Brittani George, a fall 2014 Community Supported Art (CSA) participant, is proof of these opposite worlds colliding in breathtakingly innovative ways. George’s creative tendencies appeared early on. …

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The Gift of Ceramics

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern It is rare to stumble across an art journey as rich as Allison Luce’s. First introduced to creativity through art classes as a child, Luce found her parents were completely supportive of her interests, and so, after a brief stint as a biology major, she received BFAs …

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Crushing on CLT art

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Amy Bareham Community & Cultural Investment Intern For many, art seems to resemble an awkward first date. We sit down with a painting or a novel, a poem or an opera and we try. We listen, we observe, we ask the obligatory introspective questions about ourselves and the work, but then art gets a …

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iCreate

Categories: ArtPop, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Cultural Partners

By Amy Bareham Cultural and Community Investment Intern Innovation is today’s buzz word. It has become one of those foundational pillars on which we place dreams for improved education, community and technology. Although we do our best to dress it up with highbrow jargon, innovation at its simplest is people thinking creatively. Charlotte artist Jonathan …

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Sweet Home Carolina

Categories: ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern There’s a place we Carolinians go to escape where rocking chairs abound and front porches whisper stay awhile. This place is where CSA participant Clayton Young was first captivated by photography and it is called Appalachia. Something about the mountains begs for our undivided attention. Their stalwart …

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