McColl Center names Alli Celebron-Brown as President + CEO

Alli Celebron-Brown starts as McColl Center for Art + Innovation's President + CEO on December 4, 2017.

McColl Center Awarded ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund Grant

ArtPlace America announced that McColl Center for Art + Innovation was awarded $350,000 for the project, A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center + the North Tryon Corridor, through its National Creative Placemaking Fund in 2016.

Born from the First Line: An interview with writers Samuel Ligon and Robert Lopez

“The story is always born out of and somehow resides in that first line, but there is a blind discovery in the process of putting it together because I have no idea what might happen or how it might happen, or should happen.”

Erika Diamond: Object to Artifact

“I’m interested in documenting the traces we leave behind and the marks we leave upon each other.”

Spring Deity: An Artistic Collaboration

The story of an artistic collaboration between 2014/2015 McColl Center Alumna Betsy Birkner, Peachy the Magazine Publisher Blair Farris, Arts Advocate Pam Stowe, and Laura Vinroot Poole's Capitol.

The Secret History of Vermeer: An Appreciation of Peter Thompson’s Films

Peter Thompson has been called one of American cinema's best-kept secrets and the country’s greatest unknown filmmaker.

Mixing Tar and Oil Paint: The Art + Response of Laura McCarthy

“It’s a little like tar and oil paint. A chemical reaction occurs and you never know what is going to happen.”

Thanks, Obama

President Barack Obama announces intent to appoint Lisa Hoffman, Associate Director of McColl Center for Art + Innovation, to national advisory board.

Down And Dirty with Matthew Steele

2012 Alumnus Artist-in-Residence Matthew Steele explores a new medium, new dimensions, and the boundaries of traditional gallery spaces.

Sonya Clark Unravels The Past

2011 Knight Foundation Artist-in-Residence Sonya Clark unravels 150 years in order to continue to move forward.