Artistic Greensboro begins interview collection with native creatives on November sixth | The humanities
GREENSBORO, NC (November 4, 2020) – Creative Greensboro has launched Public Record: Greensboro’s Creatives, a series of video interviews with local artists. Check out the latest interviews every first and third Friday of the month at www.creativegreensboro.com, or subscribe to the Creative Greensboro newsletter to receive them by email.
The project was initiated by RJ Hooker through a Creative Greensboro Creative Catalyst Fellowship funded by the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts and the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.
“Through the Public Record project, you can see artists from an incredible variety of backgrounds and disciplines looking at their lives, their work, their struggles and their purpose. Take a moment to learn about the amazing creativity that Greensboro has to offer while catalyzing your own creativity, ”said Hooker.
The project meets the goals of the Creative Greensboro Cultural Arts Plan to provide individual artists and creative entrepreneurs with professional support systems and programs to network and develop approaches to build broader community awareness of the arts, culture and creativity in Greensboro.
“The creativity in our city lifts us up and enables us to imagine what the world is and what it could be. Knowing our creative community and understanding their work is an important part of this process. Public Record is a new and exciting opportunity to celebrate the creatives you already know and meet new people, ”said Ryan Deal, who leads Creative Greensboro.
Creative Catalyst Fellowships promote artist leadership through skill building, mentoring, and community of practice; Strengthening creative community networks to better fill regional gaps; Promoting systemic approaches to improving access, inclusion and equity; and to encourage participation and exchange across the creative sector. These competitive, paid scholarships, sponsored by the Kenan Institute, are designed to support the next generation of artist guides.