Fine Arts, Open Studios, Professional Artists! The Chatham Artists Guild presents the 31st annual Open Studio Tour, which will showcase the work of 56 local artists on the first two… Read More →
Ever since he was a kid, Fagan has been a doer. Want to play punk guitar? He figured it out. Want to switch to old-time guitar? He figured it out. Want to build a cabin? He figured it out. Want to build a hydroelectric generator in a stream? Want to work with wood? Glass? Want to work with metal and wood and glass? Want to build high-dollar decks and mixed-media garden gates and trellises? Want to live as you wish without compromising your ideals? He figured it out.
There’s a direct line for me between entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. So I think it’s a really important thing to evangelize.Look at my father, who had a third grade education. My father was a diesel mechanic, but at his core he was an artist and a maker. I think about how many kids, very much like my father, don’t know that creativity is a path out of poverty, a path to the world. I want to help people realize that your choice isn’t between working in retail or working at a plant. Entrepreneurship is a choice. Creativity is a driver.
We’re offering a big thank you to our JumpstART artists, the good folks of The Plant, and all of you who came out to the JumpstART Walkabout! The rain stopped… Read More →
The Chatham Arts Council is investing in artists through our Meet This Artist series, introducing you to 12 Chatham County artists each year in a big way. The fine folks at… Read More →
The CAC’s JumpstART grant was born out of the pandemic as a way to help get Chatham County artists and arts-workers back to work. JumpstART pays artists to make art–and… Read More →