Eleven Emerging and Mid-Career Artists Awarded ASC Fellowships

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Emerging Creators and Creative Renewal Fellowships highlight ASC’s investment in fiscal year 2020 of more than $500,000 in artists that contribute to Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 4, 2020) – Eleven creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $90,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. …

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Community Priorities for Arts & Culture

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Why This Matters: ASC continues to listen to and learn from the community to better understand arts and culture priorities in order for the sector to serve them. By Katherine Mooring Senior Vice President, Community Investment ASC believes arts and culture are for ALL, and we strive to make investments that impact and nourish a …

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2020 Spring Festival & Celebration Roundup

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Why This Matters: Cultural festivals provide access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences in neighborhoods and towns across our community. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager It’s the talk around town—spring is around the corner. Even though it doesn’t officially start until March 20, the trees have started blooming. So in the spirit of the approaching …

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ASC Grant Helps Propel Emerging Artist Forward

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Past ASC Regional Artist Project Grant recipient Danielle Carelock.
Why This Matters: ASC Regional Artist Project Grants provide creative artists with the resources they need to advance their careers in 2020. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If inspiration strikes ceramicist and visual artist Danielle Carelock in the middle of the night, she can now experiment with those ideas right away thanks to an ASC Regional …

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Moving Poets Challenge Misconception and Prejudices Through Art

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An ASC Cultural Vision Grant will help Moving Poets Charlotte present the production "Heaven" Feb. 27-March 1 in Charlotte.
Why This Matters: An ASC Cultural Vision Grant supports “Heaven,” the Moving Poets Charlotte production that uses contemporary arts and a range of voices to challenge misconceptions and prejudices that currently divide our communities. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Getting to “Heaven”—the culmination of four previous developmental stages of the larger evolving project “We See …

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