The riots that occurred in Uptown Charlotte during September 2016 left many businesses with broken windows and other damage. The Charlotte Art League and other local artists came together to create art on the temporary boards of one business: The Hyatt House.
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Charlotte Observer: On boarded-up Charlotte windows, artists coax beauty from brokenness
Wilson’s World Video: Wilson’s World: Charlotte Comes Together Over Art at the Hyatt House
Time Warner Cable News: Protest Art from Hyatt House Hotel to be Displayed at Charlotte Art League
Videographer Mason Godwin: Hyatt House Window Painting-Charlotte Rebuild
The Charlotte Art League was recently awarded Best Art Gallery in Charlotte by Charlotte Magazine for their annual Best of the Best (BOB) Awards issue. As a nonprofit, we are proud to be recognized by the community for our efforts to help emerging local and regional artists!
Did you catch us on Wilson’s World? Cindy Connelly (Treasurer/Rental Agent) and Brooke Gibbons (Administrator/Programs Chair) were on with Donna Scott Productions and Varian Shrum of Historic South End to discuss pop-up theatre and our annual Spring Juried Art Show.
We love our community! Check out this video about the Charlotte Art League and our love for the city we serve!