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ArtSchool Instructor Spotlight: Angela Eastman

Interview by Kirsten Ehlert Welcome to our new Ceramics Studio Coordinator, Angela Eastman! We had the chance to learn more about Angela and her plans for ceramics at The ArtsCenter.    Can you tell us about your background and experience in visual art?  AE: I've always loved exploring materiality in my artwork, and I work in many different mediums to create sculptural and functional pieces. In addition to working in ceramics, I make baskets, jewelry, paper arts, and furniture through my design studio, Flag Mountain Studio.  I learned many of my technical skills through doing the Core Fellowship program at Penland School of Crafts [...]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Interview|0 Comments

Youth Instructor Spotlight: Zora Medor

Interview by Kirsten Ehlert Zora is a long-time youth instructor at The ArtsCenter. She will be teaching a variety of summer ArtsCamps this year, including Let’s Make a Play, Creative Fiction Writing, and Color Blast!    Zora Medor has been 'playing' in theater since childhood - as director, playwright, actress, and generic jill-of-all-trades. In her last year at Trinity College, she discovered the magic world of filmmaking. Loving both the present-moment audience relationship of theatre as well as the potential for creating a permanent record of a dramatic idea promised via the art of film/video, she journeys along a media highway that mingles both [...]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Interview|0 Comments

Artists in Action: Joshua Lozoff

An exclusive interview with Joshua Lozoff by Neha Nataraju   The ArtsCenter is excited to present Joshua Lozoff: Life is Magic ONLINE - an interactive livestreamed magic show on Sunday, May 16th! Join us for this magical event by registering on our website here. We sat down with Joshua to ask him a few questions to get to know him and his magical talents better.   To start us off, can you explain what you do as an magician and a bit of your background? JL: Well, I am a psychological magician. I do classical magic with card and coins, that’s [...]

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Interview|0 Comments

Artists in Action: Tim Carless

An exclusive interview with Tim Carless by Neha Nataraju   The ArtsCenter is proud to partner with Tim Carless to bring you live entertainment on the first Saturday of every month! His next upcoming event with The ArtsCenter, on May 1st, will feature live scores to two Laurel & Hardy silent films. RSVP for this event and make a donation to support the artist and The ArtsCenter here. We sat down with Tim to ask him a few questions to get to know him and his craft better.   Q: To start us off, can you explain what you do as [...]

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Interview|0 Comments

NCCU Visions Student Exhibition

Visions The North Carolina Central University Department of Art presents a virtual exhibition of student work, showing the range of progression from technical proficiency to creative execution. Exhibition curated and designed by Hilary Huskey, Adjunct Professor Department of Art NCCU Assisted by Chad Hughes, Assistant Professor Department of Art NCCU Featuring work by: Brandon Reyes, Thomas Moore, Teya Taylor, Britany Myatt, Corey Murphy, James Conner, James Cox, Greg Williams, Devin Davis, Erin Lowe, Melony Williams, Gareth Evans, Bobbi Cherry-Davis, Shannon Johnson, Bonnie Hummel, Brittany Forbes-Epps, Ebreeden Watson, Bryan Rodriguez, Diana Davis, Kenady Gallmon, Roddrick Rucker, Matthew White, Diavione Johnson, Tia [...]

By |April 9th, 2021|Categories: Exhibition|0 Comments

Interview: Martha Bassett

Exclusive: Interview with Martha Bassett of The Martha Bassett Show by Neha Nataraju     The ArtsCenter is proud to partner with The Martha Bassett Show to bring you old-time folk music right to your homes on the third Saturday of every month! Join us this Saturday, March 20th at 7pm as we stream The Martha Bassett Show, featuring Bill and the Belles, Snüzz, Abigail Dowd, and of course, Martha Bassett and her band. In preparation for Saturday’s concert, we sat down with Martha to ask some questions about her, the show, and this week's musical guests.   To start [...]

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Interview|0 Comments