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From the BLOG
It Started with a Bright Idea… Recently, Jacksonville High School and White Oak High School were awarded a Bright Ideas Grant for a collaborative art project involving students from both schools from the Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation. The project...
Exhibit Introductions for Two Local Artists The month of August brought two new artists to the Council. Both Shelby Graham and Jamie Connor have been painting on their own for a while, but for both artists, this was their first opportunity to showcase their work in a...
In July, the Council for the Arts showcased the work of Archdale artist, Jeremy Sams. Jeremy has shown his work throughout the southeastern US, but always comes back to his home state of North Carolina. His work has an almost photo-realistic quality to it, though he...