John W. Love Jr.’s commitment to showing up pays off with $100K art prize
Charlotte's provocative artist awarded prize to produce "The Cathedral of Messes." He also shares why he rejects the "starving artist" narrative.
By Emiene Wright | January 17, 2020
Artist Whitney Austin shares how tragedy inspired her to bet on herself
The millennial gallery owner is following her passion and people are taking notice.
By Nakisha Washington | October 2, 2019
This One’s for Us: #TeamBlkGrlFly launches weeklong celebration of Black womanhood
Creative entrepreneur Davita Galloway and #TeamBlkGrlFly are hosting a week of events culminating with their signature event, A Seat at the Table Awards.
By Sabrina Clark | September 19, 2019
Sherrill Roland sheds light on mass incarceration through art residency
Artist Sherrill Roland brings his Jumpsuit Project to Charlotte's McColl Center for Art + Innovation and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture.
By Sabrina Clark | September 6, 2019
Charlotte Artsy Folks, bridging the gap between artists and art collectors
Charlotte Artsy Folks, a local group of African American art collectors and art lovers, looks to create closer connections with local artists.
By Katrina Louis | May 23, 2019
Free Culture Blocks events offer Charlotte seniors healthy and fun options for their social calendars
Enjoy a fun workout with line-dancing classes or engage in storytelling about birds of prey, among other events. Programs are free and at venues close to home.
By GlennOaks Media | February 28, 2019
New exhibition at Bechtler explores avant-garde artists’ connections to religion
Seemingly secular artists use religious iconography to inspire, provoke and challenge social injustice; Bechtler curator Jennifer Sudul Edwards hopes the exhibition sparks dialogue
By Mordecia D. Strickland | Qcitymetro | March 27, 2018
Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit at NCMA explores 50 years of fashion — and history
Exhibit at N.C. Museum of Art is the final stop. It will run through Jan. 21, 2018, with many special events throughout.
By Mordecia D. Strickland | Qcitymetro | October 27, 2017
On next trip to Raleigh, spend a few hours — or the day — at the N.C. Museum of Art
It was a beautiful day to be outdoors, so naturally, my niece, Joy, and Aunt Flo, headed to the North […]
By Mordecia D. Strickland | Qcitymetro | August 31, 2017
On Display: Gantt opens 4 new exhibits showcasing African-American art
CEO David Taylor says the Gantt's newest series is the most exciting yet.
By Michaela Duckett | July 21, 2017