Fourteen Emerging and Mid-Career Artists Receive ASC Fellowships

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Four of the 14 recipients of 2021 ASC fellowships (from left): Alvin C. Jacobs Jr, Malu Tan, Sarah Ingel and Tony Arreaza.
Emerging Creators and Creative Renewal Fellowships highlight ASC’s fiscal year 2021 investment of $435,000 in artists that contribute to Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 1, 2021) – Fourteen creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $110,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. Six emerging artists …

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Make Music with Others at First Ward Park Through New Public Artwork

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"Balancing Act" by Daily tous les jours.
The brightly colored “Balancing Act” by Daily tous les jours is interactive. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 30, 2021) – “Balancing Act,” an interactive public artwork you can make music with by sitting, standing or moving around on one of three brightly colored disks, is now installed at First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte. Created the Montreal-based …

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ASC Shares its Cultural Equity Journey in Inaugural Report

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 23, 2021) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the 62-year-old nonprofit that serves as the chief advocate, resource hub and steward for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s cultural community, shares its inequitable funding history and its journey on the path to cultural equity in its inaugural Cultural Equity report released today. The report …

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Arts & Science Council Names Krista Terrell, APR, as Acting President of ASC

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Krista Terrell, APR.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 26, 2021) – Krista Terrell, APR, has been named acting president of the Arts & Science Council (ASC) effective immediately. Terrell, an accredited public relations practitioner (APR) who has been with the local arts agency for nearly 19 years, most recently as vice president of marketing and communications. Jeep Bryant announced his …

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Arts & Science Council President Resigns After Leading Successful Restructuring of ASC and Extensive Crisis Support for the Cultural Community

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R. Jeep Bryant.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 13, 2021) — R. Jeep Bryant, who has led the Arts & Science Council (ASC) through the most challenging period in its 63-year history, is resigning effective January 29. Bryant moved quickly to reengineer and strengthen ASC prior to the COVID-19 crisis and led the organization’s extensive response to the pandemic. “We …

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