Mary Carter Taub believes in making art for all people, and she’s using the N.C. Arts Council Mary B. Regan Artist Residency Grant for Truth+Tamales, a project that takes a new approach to building a more inclusive and culturally connected Chapel Hill.Read More
50 for 50: Artists Celebrate North Carolina
In honor of our anniversary, 50 renowned artists with North Carolina roots wish us a Happy 50th Anniversary by sharing their North Carolina arts story and reflecting on why public funding for the arts matters.
Chapel Hill, NC
Mipso is a band that defies classification. The iconic North Carolina sounds of bluegrass and old-time flow throughout their music, which is equally influenced by the Triangle’s storied indie music community.Read More
From David Sedaris to his Golden Globe nominated daughter actress Evan Rachel Wood, Ira David Wood III’s work has inspired numerous North Carolinains to pursue careers in the arts.Read More
Dick Knight's Kinston story is an unlikely one, but the eastern North Carolina town led this music-loving Georgia native to James Brown, and a fulfilling career as an arts educator.
Caldwell County, NC
Glenn and Lula Bolick have carried many traditions of North Carolina's mountains and piedmont into the 21st century through the pottery and music they've made together for over 50 yearsRead More