Jackie Chang: On Knowing Where

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Tori Chester, Arts & Science Council Charlotte’s McColl Center for Visual Art has a new artist-in-residence, acclaimed public artist Jackie Chang. Chang, who previously completed public artwork for Mecklenburg County’s Jail North facility, returns to Charlotte to develop artwork for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Lynx Blue Line extension project. The project is …

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ArtWorks 945, ASC Grant Provide Access to Struggling Artists

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Maria Mazzocco, Urban Ministry Center As a program of Charlotte’s Urban Ministry Center, ArtWorks 945 is a functioning gallery and studio comprised of local artists who struggle with homelessness and urban poverty. In celebration of the power of human resilience, ArtWorks recognizes that profound healing and validation is possible through the act of creating. …

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Meet CLT Class Members Sean Gautam and Emily Walker

Categories: ASC, Blog

The Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) class is a nine month, nine class program that trains members of our community in board leadership and helps place them on the board of an arts, science or history organization. With just a couple of weeks to graduation for the 2011-2012 CLT class we wanted to introduce you to …

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Getting To Know CLT Class Member Ann Saari

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

Next month the Arts & Science Council will graduate 31 Charlotte professionals from the Cultural Leadership Training program. These leaders will go on to serve as board members or board trainees/apprentices at cultural organizations throughout Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Ann Saari is one member of this year’s class. Employer & Position: Bissell, Tenant Services Coordinator …

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The Experience of The Lady of Charlotte Mystery

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

In February, the Arts & Science Council (ASC) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation brought murder, mystery and intrigue to the streets of Uptown Charlotte. Mysterious author J.P. wrote The Lady of Charlotte Mystery which took readers on a journey through the fictional account and subsequent investigation of a murder at the …

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