ASC Grant Helps Charlotte Musician Score Amazon Prime Series

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Chad Lawson
Why This Matters: Charlotte musician Chad Lawson creates music for the hit podcast “Lore” and the Amazon Prime show based on it. An ASC grant helped him in his work. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte pianist Chad Lawson learned “Lore” creator Aaron Mahnke was a fan – Mahnke was using Lawson’s music on …

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ASC Grants Allow Artists to Focus on Their Work

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Why This Matters: ASC Regional Artist Project Grants artists with the resources they need to advance their careers. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “Discovering something great choreographers created is unlocking a piece of romanticized history,” Kim Jones told The New York Times. The Times profiled Jones, an associate professor of dance at UNC Charlotte, in …

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Meet the 2015 Regional Artist Project Grant recipients

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager For many local artists, Regional Artist Project Grants (RAPG) are launching pads to bigger things. Each year, the Arts & Science Council (ASC), in conjunction with arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Rowan, Rutherford and York (S.C.) counties, and with the support of the North Carolina Arts Council and …

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Supporting individual artists through Regional Artist Project Grants

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist Regional Artist Project Grants (RAPG) do more than help artists attend professional development experiences or purchase/rent a piece of equipment. The grants keep artists working. “I’m working on a project today that is a direct result of winning that grant,” said Dana Gingras, an RAPG recipient last year. The Mooresville …

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