Project Overview Summary The City of Raleigh Department of Transportation in partnership with the Office of Emergency Management and Special Events and the Raleigh Arts Office invites artists to submit artwork for an artwork display on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Artists do not need to create a brand new artwork but are instead encouraged to submit previous […]

See artist Darius Quarles’ spotlight show on First Friday, September 4th from 6-9PM! About this Event Durham artist Darius Quarles creates vibrant acrylic paintings full of rhythmic linework and brushstrokes. He often paints portraits and figures, expressing them in in his own unique, illustrative style. To see these incredible paintings in person, be sure to […]

If you’re a local or regional artist, your work could soon be featured on nine new solar-powered bus shelters located throughout Durham! As part of the Participatory Budgeting initiative, the City of Durham’s Cultural and Public Art Program is partnering with the Budget and Management Services Department to hire professional artists or artist teams to […]

We’re looking for an artist or artist team to create art for bus shelters in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. We want art that will inspire and delight the transit experience. This is part of our Art + Transit project. Here are some application details: The call is open to all Triangle area artists (within a 40 miles radius of Chapel […]

Know a budding, young artist looking for exposure? Town of Carrboro 2020 Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts: An award is available in the amount of up to $1000 to assist an emerging young artist in developing their talent through a summer apprenticeship. There are three (3) apprenticeships available at this funding level. Purpose: To encourage […]

Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Artsplosure are calling artists to submit proposals for an effort to bring life to vacant storefronts in downtown. This project, titled ARTivate Downtown aims to bring new energy to downtown’s pedestrian experience and create another avenue for creativity in our downtown community. Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) is committed to encouraging and […]

This looks like a great opportunity for a local artist! The Office of Raleigh Arts, in collaboration with GoRaleigh, the News and Observer, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and Together Raleigh partners invites artists to create original designs for select GoRaleigh bus shelters. The application deadline is Sunday, May 6 at 11:59 p.m. Selected […]

We’re all familiar with Michelangelo’s painting, “The Creation of Adam.” Now, one artist has created the iconic painting with all Black women.   The artist’s name is Harmonia Rosales and she is based in Chicago. When asked about her art, she said “I want my daughter to grow up proud of her curls and coils, her brown skin, […]

Angie Stone is a multi-faceted success and one of the most beloved R & B singers. She is a prolific songwriter, including co-writing four songs on DeAngelo’s “Brown Sugar” classic. She’s been featured on the television shows: R & B Divas, Celebrity Fit Club, and Celebrity Wife Swap. Stone has paved a way for artists […]

Want to see Grammy award-winning musician and artist Erykah Badu in concert? Badu returns to the DPAC on the “Love and Soul” Tour, February 14, 2015 with special guest Grammy-nominated Mali Music. Badu is a talented creative artist who knows how to put on a performance and keep the crowd on their feet, and has […]

A new season of the award-winning show “UnSung” kicks off tonight at 8p.m. featuring Heavy D. I caught up with producer, songwriter, DJ Eddie F, he remembers Heavy D as a kind-hearted, talented person who gave the guys from the neighborhood jobs when he toured and never compromised his integrity. DJ Eddie F interview

Today is Musiq’s birthday. He’s a highly gifted musician and artist who is inspired by icons such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Patti LaBelle, Billie Holiday, Sly & the Family Stone and Ray Charles. Musiq has given us great hits like LOVE, HalfCrazy, Teach Me, So Beautiful, just to name of few. Here’s a classic […]