Local Artist Meredith Connelly to Create Public Art for Mint Hill

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Meredith Connelly.
Virtual community engagement on Jan. 20 will give residents opportunity to meet artist and share ideas to inspire artwork. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 5, 2022) – A significant public artwork spearheaded by local artist Meredith Connelly will welcome residents and visitors to the planned Ezell Farms Community Park in Mint Hill. Connelly has been commissioned to …

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ASC Artist Support Grants Provide Nearly $200,000 to Regional Artists

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74 recipients receive grants ranging from $300 to $3,000. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 9, 2021) – ASC, in conjunction with the arts councils of Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Rowan counties, is pleased to announce the 2022 Artist Support Grant recipients. This year, more than 120 regional artists applied for funding – representing a nearly 150% increase in …

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New Public Artwork for Charlotte Convention Center Expansion Creates Immersive Experience at Stonewall Station Pedestrian Bridge

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  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 21, 2021) – “SKYLINE,” a site-specific artwork integrated into the Charlotte Convention Center overstreet pedestrian walkway, was officially unveiled today as part of the Charlotte Convention Center’s expansion opening celebration. The artwork, created by Los Angeles-based artist Susan Narduli, features programmable light systems located within the shell of the floating overstreet …

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Latest ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Three of the latest ASC Cultural Vision Grants recipients (from left): Queen City New Play Initiative (Stacy Rose, founder), Lorien Academy and Shawnna Pledger.
Thirty-one groups and individuals receive a combined $198,000 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 1, 2021) – From projects using the power of the arts to build coping skills and ease anxiety/mental health challenges to those promoting racial and social equity, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors …

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Charlotte Artist Stacy Utley Creates Public Artworks for Charlotte’s Historic West End

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"Even Higher," part of the "Excelsior" public art project by Stacy Utley and Edwin Harris, being installed at the new Five Points Plaza in Charlotte's Historic West End.
“Excelsior” celebrates the strength and history of community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 29, 2021) – A new public art project led by Charlotte artist Stacy Utley and aided by Edwin Harris, co-founder and design principal of Durham-based architecture firm Evoke, now welcomes residents and visitors to Charlotte’s Historic West End. Collectively known as “Excelsior,” the project …

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