an Invitational Exhibit of Fine Art and Craft
Our first exhibit of 2022, With Unity, opens this Thursday, January 13th. With Unity is an invitational exhibit of fine art and craft created by local artists. The theme of the exhibit illustrates the universal language of art and how art helps build stronger, more resilient communities.
Join us for a reception on Thursday, January 13th (6-7.30pm), where you can meet the artists and enjoy their creations. Light refreshments will be served. Our musical guest for the evening is Barrett Davis. (See Current Events below for more details.)
Introduction to Wheel Throwing
February 1 - March 1
Sommer Coen, TC Arts ceramics studio manager and artist-in-residence, will lead a 4-week course, Introduction to Wheel Throwing, beginning on February 1st. The class will meet Tuesday mornings, from 10am-12.30pm. The registration fee also includes three open studio sessions during the course.
For more information about the course, including how to register, please click here.
Gift Tags and Cards
Jaki Shelton Green
North Carolina Poet Laureate to Visit
Transylvania Community Arts Council
TC Arts is honored to host Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina's ninth poet laureate, in conjunction with the "With Unity" exhibit.
Events planned during Green’s visit include speaking to students, a writing workshop for students (specific details are still being facilitated due to Covid-19), a poetry reading and Q & A, on the evening of February 8, and an adult workshop on Wednesday, February 9 from 10:30am - Noon at TC Arts. This workshop will be limited to 25 attendees due to space requirements.
February 8 - 9
Support the Arts in Transylvania County
Thank you for visiting the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s website. Now more than ever, TC Arts needs your support as we face significant challenges to our programs and public events. In these uncertain times, YOU can help to support the future of the arts in Transylvania County by making a donation. Your generosity will allow us to continue our mission to enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the County.
City of Brevard Public Art Policy
"In order to beautify public areas, enhance the quality of life for Brevard citizens, attract tourism, promote arts and culture, and encourage businesses to locate within the city, thus expanding Brevard’s economic base, it is the policy of the City of Brevard to promote public art, where appropriate, through the implementation of a clarified process and design guidelines."
In February 2021, the Brevard City Council adopted a Public Art Policy and Application Process, which defines "public art" as "art on publicly- or privately-owned non-residential property that is visible from public streets and pedestrian walkways to be approved by City Council prior to installation."
To learn more about the Public Art Policy and Application Process, see the links below.
Celebrate Art in Transylvania County
The Transylvania Community Arts Council celebrates and nurtures the creative spirit of all artists throughout the County.
January 13 - February 12
Opening Reception January 13, 6-7.30pm
"With Unity," an invitational exhibition of fine art and craft is the inaugural exhibit of 2022 at TC Arts. "With Unity" celebrates the universal language of art and how art builds stronger, more resilient communities.
Participating artists include Makayla Foster, Jorie Mickelson, Stephen Rapp, Diana Rosas, Kyley Aleisa Shurrona, Tarah Singh, and Billy Smith.
The public is invited to meet the artists at the opening reception on January 13th, 6-7.30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Our musical guest for the evening is local singer/songwriter Barrett Davis.
During the exhibit, the TC Arts Gallery will be open from 11am-5pm, Monday through Friday, and from 1-4pm, Saturday.
The TC Arts gallery space in the Transylvania Community Arts Council hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year featuring local and regional artists. Visit our beautiful art Gallery (Gallery hours are listed below).
With after-school and Saturday classes, the Arts Academy is designed to provide a rich experience for our students. Spring classes will be announced soon.
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