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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Three ways ASC is supporting regional artists

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Here’s a statistic for you: More than two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents believe that individual artists contribute to our community’s quality of life, according to a 2015 Urban Institute Cultural Life in Mecklenburg County Survey. Count us among the two-thirds here at ASC. A strong community of individual artists is critical …

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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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