Art and Youthful Offenders in Charlotte

Categories: ASC, Blog

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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New Fire Station #42 Gets Gates

Categories: ASC, Blog

Artist Zachary Noble was selected by the Public Art Commission to do the public artwork for the new Fire Station #42 on Central Avenue. Noble fabricated two 1300 pound gates that represent both the fire station and the community in which the fire station resides. Hear Noble explain his inspiration and talk about the gates …

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Surprising Public Art Is All Around

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

ASC’s Public Art Program views public art as integral to a community’s fabric by recognizing the potential of art to create livable cities, enhance neighborhood identity, strengthen economic development and tourism, educate children and adults and enrich the spirit and pride of its citizens. The public art program in Charlotte-Mecklenburg was initiated in 1981. ┬áIn …

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