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Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County...

Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Winston-Salem, NC (July 16, 2018) —  Rick Moss, Board Chair of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that Randy Eaddy, corporate attorney and long-time arts advocate, will serve as the Council’s President and CEO.  Eaddy will succeed Jim Sparrow who held the position for five years before resigning effective July 31 to become Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet. Moss described Eaddy, who is retiring from the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm after almost 25  years as a partner there, as “ someone who knows the Arts Council well, who knows the needs of the Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County community, and has...

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Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County...

Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Winston-Salem, NC (July 16, 2018) —  Rick Moss, Board Chair of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that Randy Eaddy, corporate attorney and long-time arts advocate, will serve as the Council’s President and CEO.  Eaddy will succeed Jim Sparrow who held the position for five years before resigning effective July 31 to become Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet. Moss described Eaddy, who is retiring from the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm after almost 25  years as a partner there, as “ someone who knows the Arts Council well, who knows the needs of the Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County community, and has...

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Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County...

Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Winston-Salem, NC (July 16, 2018) —  Rick Moss, Board Chair of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that Randy Eaddy, corporate attorney and long-time arts advocate, will serve as the Council’s President and CEO.  Eaddy will succeed Jim Sparrow who held the position for five years before resigning effective July 31 to become Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet. Moss described Eaddy, who is retiring from the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm after almost 25  years as a partner there, as “ someone who knows the Arts Council well, who knows the needs of the Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County community, and has...

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Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County...

posted on:Jul 17, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (July 16, 2018) —  Rick Moss, Board Chair of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that Randy Eaddy, corporate attorney and long-time arts advocate, will serve as the Council’s President and CEO.  Eaddy will succeed Jim Sparrow who held the position for five years before resigning effective July 31 to become Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet. Moss described Eaddy, who is retiring from the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm after almost 25  years as a partner there, as “ someone who knows the Arts Council well, who knows the needs of the Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County community, and has the ability to keep the organization moving forward seamlessly.” ...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 10 Mini-Grants that create community access to the arts

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 10 Mini-Grants that create community access to the arts...

posted on:Jun 13, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (June 12, 2018) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced its Summer 2018 grants made through its Community Enrichment Mini-Grant program.  These awards provide community groups and individuals with grants up to $500 to infuse the arts into all segments of the community, promote creativity, provide greater access to the arts and bring people together. “These summer mini-grants will support an array of community-wide arts events, programs, and support new partnerships” said Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager for The Arts Council.  “We continue to be inspired by the creative ideas coming from individuals, community organizations, and businesses that have the desire to make a difference in our community through the arts.” Projects...

Arts Council Seeking Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education Grant Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

Arts Council Seeking Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education Grant Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year...

posted on:Apr 9, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (April 6, 2018) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education grants for its 2018-2019 grant cycle. An information session is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. in the Hanes Conference Room in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street.  First-time applicants are especially urged to attend. The deadline for applying is Friday, May 4, by 5:00 p.m., for projects taking place October 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019. These grants, which are funded by Wells Fargo and the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System, are available to artists and arts organizations for programs that awaken the intellectual and creative curiosity of elementary, middle...

Arts Council Awards 14 Duke Energy Regional Artist Grants

Arts Council Awards 14 Duke Energy Regional Artist Grants...

posted on:Apr 5, 2018

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has made 14 awards to local artists through its Duke Energy Regional Artist Grant program.  A total of $24,500 will allow the artists to further their artistic professional development through a specific project. Award recipients include  Kate Carey (Literature/Davidson Co.), Mike Chamis (Film/Forsyth Co.), Amy da Luz (Theatre/Forsyth Co.), Owens Daniels (Visual Art, Forsyth Co.), Zach Deas (Craft/Davie Co.), Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet (Visual Art, Forsyth Co.), Nathan Ross Freeman (Film/Forsyth Co.), Kendra Harding (Music/Forsyth Co.), Cashavelly Morrison (Music/Forsyth Co.), Zach McCraw (Visual Art/Stokes Co.), David Petty (Storytelling/Forsyth Co.), Leo Rucker (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.), Jessica Singerman (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.), and Will Willner (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.). Regional artist grants are available to artists...

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Jul 20, 2018

Arts & Healing Symposium: August 1 @ 1-4pm

Presented by The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and Novant Health   Wednesday, August 1, 2018 1:00 – 4:00 pm Novant Health Conference Center’s Executive Hall on the campus of Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center 3333 Silas Creek Parkway RSVP by Friday, July 27 to Dara Silver at dsilver@intothearts.org or via Facebook Event Link   Join us at this free event to learn more about how the arts are used to promote health and wellness, how to work in a healthcare environment, hear about local successful arts and healing projects that are having measurable impact in our community, and network with artists and healthcare agencies. In addition, learn about The Arts Council’s Arts & Healing target initiative which is seeking new arts and health pilot projects to fund. Speakers will include: Christina Soriano (WFU) & Ashley Morgan (WFBH) – Dance & Movement with patients with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Cyndi Briggs, PhD – Writing with Veterans Nathan Freeman, Tinisha Rouse, and Cheyenne Covington – Theatre for Clinicians Bill Smith –...

posted on: Jul 5, 2018

Student Artist of the Month: April/May 2018

In partnership with Forsyth County high schools and Windsor Jewelers, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit.  A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year.   Cora McAnulty Atkins Academic & Technology High School Principal: Joe Childers SAM Coordinator: Janet Blakely Nominating Teacher: Janet Blakely Arts Discipline: Visual Arts Grade: 10 GPA/QPA: 4.4 What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? I enjoy being able to use different materials and techniques to create beautiful pieces of art. Where would you most like to attend college and what might be your major? I would like to attend a North...

posted on: May 29, 2018

Win a trip down east to Kinston, NC! Now – July 31st

Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, gifts made to the 2018 Community Fund for the Arts before July 31st will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000! Help us unlock the full matching challenge and, as a special incentive, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a TRIP DOWN EAST to explore the best of our creative partners in Kinston, NC. Enjoy the best of Kinston’s arts and craft scene.  Your home base for the weekend will be Mother Earth Brewing’s Motor Lodge (2 night stay). Spend your Saturday morning exploring the public art and galleries of downtown Kinston, then head back over to Mother Earth Brewing for a tasting and tour, and end your evening with dinner at the Chef and the Farmer. Click here to make your gift to the 2018 Community Fund for the Arts TODAY!...