ARTWALKS + ARTIST is BACK! Join us for three guided artwalks
during March and early April.
ARTWALKS + ARTIST
Join mural and mixed-media artist Evelyn Henson and ArtWalks CLT for a free guided artwalk in South End on Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 pm. Experience firsthand the unique placemaking of Rail Trail Art, the popularity of Instagrammable walls, and be inspired hearing about the creative process from an artist.
Join glass and public artist Carmella Jarvi and ArtWalks CLT for a free guided artwalk in South End on Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 pm. Experience firsthand how art enlivens public space, learn about transit-oriented integrated art, and be inspired by hearing about the creative process from an artist.
Join mural artist Lo’Vonia Parks and ArtWalks CLT for a free guided artwalk in South End’s Gold District on Saturday, April 4 at 2:00 pm during the Wake the Queen Festival. Get to know the rich history of Charlotte’s Gold District through its art, learn about the META mural artist residency program, and be inspired hearing about the creative process from an artist.
Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/artwalksclt-26150302661 Events are free but limited to 25 participants. Registration is requested so participants can be contacted if the artwalk is canceled due to weather or other unexpected reasons. The artwalks are approximately 1 mile of walking.
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Evelyn Henson is the artist behind the hugely popular wall murals “Confetti Hearts” and “Confetti Stripes.” Her Charlotte-based studio produces a brand known for “painting happy art to brighten your day.” Want to know more? Go to evelynhensen.com or @evelynhensen on Instagram.
Carmella Jarvi is a full-time artist & entrepreneur. This McColl Center for Art + Innovation and Hambidge Center alumna — since her first ArtPop billboard in 2014 —explores water through glass & public art. Her studio practice involves capturing water through kiln glass & painting. Jarvi transforms spaces & works with the community around the theme of water. Want to know more? Go to carmellajarvi.com or @carmella.jarvi on Instagram.
Lo’Vonia Parks is a Charlotte-based artist who specializes in live event caricatures, murals, and community-based art. Parks was chosen for the inaugural META residency program and recently created a mural for a large county building. Last fall she competed in the Talking Walls Battle Walls competition. Want to know more? Go to lovoniaparks.com or @lovoniaparks on Instagram.
Thank you for making it to the ArtWalksCLT site. We hope you are interested in taking an ArtWalk and learning more about art in Charlotte's neighborhoods. ArtWalks are free, self-guided and easy to follow on your mobile device. Nine ArtWalks and one Scavenger Hunt are complete but more are coming soon!
Follow on Instagram @artwalksclt for updates. And let us know what you think if you do one of the ArtWalks. Use the hashtag #artwalksclt and tag us. Get out there and find some art!
There are 16 murals on this Art Walk. All are within a 10-minute walk from the starting point at the intersection of Trade and Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. Get out and get to know murals in Charlotte!