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SPARKcon & Me

September in Raleigh means SPARKcon is back!  SPARKcon is a festival of interdisciplinary creativity, art & design produced by the non-profit creativity incubator, Visual Art Exchange, in Raleigh NC. Founded in 2006 by Aly and Beth Khalifa, who also founded Designbox, this year marks the 8th annual event and will be held Sept. 12-15 in […]

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Meet Intern Jillian!

It’s hard to believe that today is the final day of the Artspace Summer Arts Program (ASAP). It’s been a great eight weeks! In addition to our staff, the program was made possible by our ASAP Manager, Alissa Pollack; our morning intern, Jillian Ohl; and our afternoon intern, Ginny Niver. We asked Jillian to share with […]

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Kids Engage with Artists at Artspace!

This summer has turned out to be a busy one for youth tour groups of 9 through 12 year olds visiting Artspace for the first time.  A popular question kids tend to ask at the beginning of the tours – “Are the artists alive here?” You can’t help but smile at this question and appreciate […]

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Interview with a Weasel

On Friday, July 12, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Wesley the Weasel for a brief interview.  We spoke about his passion for art, his commitment to supporting local arts organizations, and his obsession with crochet. Tell me a little about yourself? Well, just to get it out in the open, yes, I […]

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Summer Arts Program: Talking with Jaydn

The Summer Arts Program is in full swing here at Artspace! We’re hitting our stride, and are close to being halfway through our eight sessions. During Session 2, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Jaydn, a rising 6th grader. See what Jaydn had to say about his week here at Artspace: What classes did […]

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A new site-specific installation by Lincoln Hancock

Our Pop-Up space in North Hills has so much: an exhibit, an interactive project that enables people to contribute thoughts on what the next generation needs to know (http://www.ethnographic2013.com), art activities you can make and take home with you, and classes for youth and adults. The only thing we were missing was a work of […]

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Hungry for Art? Pop-up with us in North Raleigh!

This Thursday, Artspace opens a Pop-up studio for ten weeks at North Hills Mall. In it, we will do all of the cool things we typically do at the space we’ve occupied in downtown Raleigh since 1986: be a haven for artists at every stage of their careers, offer classes in a range of media […]

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