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Artist Spotlight- Roseann Bellinger

Brunswick Arts Council Awards $45,000 in Grants

Grants in excess of $25,000 were awarded to 11 Brunswick County arts organizations through the annual Grassroots Arts Program  The program seeks to develop and promote diverse cultural arts programming within the county. Funding for the Grassroots Arts Program is made available by the North Carolina Arts Council and the Brunswick Arts Council.  The Brunswick Arts Council is the Designated County Partner to the N.C. Arts Council.

Brunswick County arts organizations offer an array of arts programming that contributes to the quality of life in the county  By providing program support, the Brunswick Arts Council ensures wide-ranging arts experiences for residents and visitors throughout the year.

In addition, a total of more than $17,000 was recently awarded to regional artists of all disciplines through the Regional Artist Project Grant Program to fund a project pivotal to a career in their respective art forms.  Five Brunswick County artists were among those selected for these highly competitive awards.  The Brunswick Arts Council partners with art councils from New Hanover, Pender and Columbus counties in awarding these grants.  Funding is made available by the arts partners in each county with additional support from the N.C. Arts Council.

For Complete List of Recipients Click Here


BAC Annual Meeting

Save the date:  March 13, 2017

We cordially invite our members to our annual meeting.  

Place: Brunswick Community College

Bldg A 2nd floor -turn left at top of steps.  You will see the room on the left (across from the school library).

Time: 5:30-7:00

Light refreshments will be served.

We will hold our officer elections during the meeting. We also will have a presentation on the vision of the council and there will be a  “surprise” presentation.  You must be present to enjoy!


Brunswick Arts Council Awards Grants

                BRUNSWICK ARTS COUNCIL RECOGNIZES ARTISTS, ARTS ORGANIZATIONS $45,000 Awarded Ocean Isle, NC – January 12, 2017 - The Brunswick Arts  Council announces the distribution $45,000 in grants to arts organizations and individual artists in FY 2016 – 2017....

WAA Schedules Jim Sturm Workshop Series

Waterway Art Association is offering a life drawing/anatom6-weekek workshop series given by regional artist Jef Sturm.  The dates are Friday, February 3 to Friday, March 10 from 9 AM to noon. The first hour of the class will be devoted to the study of anatomy. A...

AAS Issues Call For Artists for Spring Show

The Associated Artists of Southport, NC is accepting entries through February 13, 2017 for the Spring Art Show to take place February 27 to March 18, 2017.  Kate Worm (2D) and Amy Levine 3D will judge from actual work, all work will be displayed at Franklin Square...


The Brunswick Arts Council

In every vibrant, culturally active community, the arts are key to the quality of life and the health of economy. Thus the BAC was founded in 3.982 to bring artistic programs, shows, workshops, and exhibits to Brunswick County. The Brunswick Arts Council soon became the Designated Partner of the North Carolina Arts Council to assist other non-profit art organizations through its Grassroots funding program.

Today the Brunswick Arts Council outreach includes scholarships, grants for individual artists and groups, and enrichment programs for Brunswick County Schools. The History of BAC >

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