•  By Matt Cosper  May 31, 2018 A giddy energy infused the first two iterations of Charlotte’s wildly ambitious and successful Goodyear Arts project. The group’s stated mission of offering “innovative artists residencies and events in underused buildings” essentially felt like a gang of creators squatting...

  •  By Lindsay Kosma  Cover image: ‘Transmission’ by Osiris Rain  March 31, 2018 The city of Charlotte is growing rapidly and the art scene is no exception to the trend. Local artists, purveyors of art, and even those who appreciate art are contributing to the growing...

  •  By Patrick O’Boyle March 24, 2018 When I met with artist John Hairston, Jr., he was on a ladder above a mob of spray paint cans. He’d been working all day on a mural in the hallway outside Oso Skate Park and was nearly done....

  •  By Matt Cosper September 27, 2017 The Bagwells are at it again and that is good news for those of you who nurture curiosity and a sense of adventure in your hearts. Amy is a poet, professor and visual artist, one of the minds behind...

  •  By Matt Cosper September 8, 2017 The McColl Center, Charlotte’s institutional home for regional, national and international contemporary art residencies, has announced a new coterie of resident artists. Zoe Charlton, Julio Gonzalez, Amy Johnson, Nelson Morales, Carmen Papalia and Leah Rosenberg moved into their studios...

  • By Matt Cosper April 30, 2017 Inside|Out Charlotte adds a new wrinkle to the cultural landscape and cements its place in the constellation of “Knight Cities” benefiting from the generosity of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in ways that unite, delight and...

  • By CLTure News (Photo by Andy Goh) February 1, 2017 Swiss sculptor and painter Jean Tinguely is best known for his self-destroying sculpture Homage to New York at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and his final “Cascade” kinetic sculpture in Charlotte located...

  • By Branna Calloway (Cover photo Marnie Poirier’s yard) August 15, 2016 The inspiration for Yard Art Day came from a Facebook post about an art exhibit in New York’s Times Square. Local photographer, Deborah Triplett tells us how the movement got its start: “You could send...

  • CLTure January 19, 2016 Blumenthal Performing Arts announced today they will honor eight legendary artists from the Carolinas with original art installments dressing the columns in the Spirit Square atrium. Local talent will be commissioned to paint the columns and the public is invited to...

  • By Lo’Vonia Parks  January 13, 2016 Minneapolis-based artist Preston Drum returns to the city of his birth to mount his most ambitious work to date. “Home Comings and Goings” is a fully immersive and interactive viewer experience featuring painting, sculpture, video and sound collaborations with...