Month: February 2023

Enderly Park gets new public art

A new public sculpture has been installed in Charlotte’s Enderly Park neighborhood. Measuring 20 feet in height, “Tapestry” is the work of Kentucky-based artist Douwe Blumberg. “‘Tapestry’ is intended to communicate the value and beauty of diversity in community. Many diverse segments come together to create a harmonious and vibrant unity of  image,” Blumberg says in his artist statement.

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Local artists share what they need to succeed

Artists need money. QCity Metro spoke with several local creatives, and they agreed that they want to see Charlotte stakeholders provide more financial support and affordable spaces. Why it matters: A 2022 survey, published by Charlotte is Creative, reported that 45% of respondents’ only source of employment was their artistic discipline. 63% noted they would like

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