ASC Honors – Wesley Mancini, Design

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ASC Honors-Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Arts, Science or History celebrates the lifetime achievements of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg resident in the visual, design or performing arts, history, literature or science. Thanks to the generosity of the Cato Corporation, ASC is also able to honor lifetime achievement in teaching art, science and history for Pre-K-12 teachers …

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YDS Tours Packard Place, Art Collection

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By Tori Chester Early last month, ASC’s Young Donor Society held its monthly event at Charlotte’s new entrepreneurial incubator, Packard Place. In addition to serving as an office space for start-ups and non-profits, the building boasts an impressive collection of artwork, done mostly by local artists. This particular wave of artwork had been on display for around …

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Art and Youthful Offenders in Charlotte

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By Jackie Chang When I finished the installation at the Youthful Offender Facility at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg North Jail in March 2009, I had thought that I would never have another opportunity to see the pieces installed. It was eight sets of art glass panels in each of the facility’s cell pod dayroom areas (each pod …

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America I Am, Other Exhibits Converge on Charlotte for DNC

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By Karin Reed, Arts & Science Council As Charlotte welcomes thousands of delegates and media from around the world for the Democratic National Convention, the museums at the city’s Levine Center for the Arts are showing major national exhibits. Largest among them is Tavis Smiley’s America I Am: The African-American Imprint at the Harvey B. …

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Carpenter Artwork, Site Getting Ready for Installation

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In just a few weeks, Ed Carpenter’s public artwork at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be installed, making its debut to motorists along Billy Graham Parkway and travelers heading into the city from the airport. Carpenter’s 60-foot tall sculpture combines a steel fabricated form that suggests imagery associated with the excitement of flight with colorful dichroic glass …

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