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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Changes Coming to Cultural Project Grants

Categories: ASC, Blog, Grant Opportunities

Throughout the year, cultural project grantees increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and strengthen the quality of cultural programming in neighborhoods and towns. From Charlotte Folk Society’s folk heritage events to the Human Triptych Collective’s multi-media dance performances, the grant provides enriching experiences throughout our community.  This year, the program will undergo …

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Jazz Singer Finds RAPG Pitch Perfect

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Grant Opportunities

By Karin Reed Beginning her singing career at age four, Tenya Colemon has been able to develop her talent through professional training. She has attended workshops and master classes to cultivate her talents as a Jazz musician and has been performing professionally for the past 10 years. Colemon was one of 31 recipients of this …

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How Can We Support More Local Artists?

Categories: ASC Projects, Blog, Grant Opportunities

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Program Director, Grants & Creative Individuals  For years ASC has heard comments from multiple constituents that we don’t support individual artists.  Our response has truthfully been that ‘while we don’t have many funding opportunities for artists, we do have one granting program, the Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), that directly …

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