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Public Artist Selected for Mecklenburg County Northeast Community Resource Center

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Nova Jiang will share her concept for public artwork at upcoming Community Engagement Workshop. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 29, 2021) – Los Angeles-based artist Nova Jiang has been selected to create public artwork for the planned Mecklenburg County Northeast Community Resource Center, which will serve county residents in northeast Charlotte. Jiang creates work that encourages the …

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Krista Terrell Named President of the Arts & Science Council

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Krista Terrell, APR.
Award-winning community leader is the second Black woman to guide ASC. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 27, 2021) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC) Board of Directors has hired Krista Terrell, an accredited public relations practitioner, as president effective immediately. Terrell, a highly regarded leader in the nonprofit creative sector, has been with the local arts …

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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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