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The Arts Council of Lincoln County thanks these partners for primary funding:
North Carolina Arts Council
www.ncarts.org

NC Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
www.ncculture.com

Arts Council of Lincoln County
We are located in the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street
in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Post Office Box 45  l  Lincolnton, North Carolina 28093
P: 704-732-9044  l  E: artslincolnnc@gmail.com
© 2014 Arts Council of Lincoln County.  All rights reserved.
P: 704-732-9044   l   E: artslincolnnc@gmail.com
Calendar of Events

August:
Grassroot Grant Applications due August 14, 2014

Book Launch Party and Signing Event:
August 30, 1-3pm Lincoln Cultural Center
The book launch party will feature a live reading to a group of children, a “meet the author” table for book signings, media is invited.

September:
Regional Artist Grant application due September 19, 2014

Press Release:
Regional Artist Project Grant Applications Now Available

Grants of up to $2,000 for professional development
Lincolnton, North Carolina – Applications for the Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG) are now available. The grant provides funding for individuals and unincorporated groups of artists to pursue projects that further enhance their artistic development. Applications are available by contacting the Arts Council of Lincoln County at 704 732-9044 or artslincolnnc@gmail.com and must be submitted online by noon on Friday, September 19, 2014. The RAPG is funded in part by Arts Council of Lincoln County, arts councils in nine North and South Carolina counties, the North Carolina Arts Council and the Blumenthal Endowment.

October:
Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition
Press Release September 1, 2014

November:
Downtown Lincolnton Art Crawl
November 14, 2014, 6-9pm

City of Lincolnton   www.ci.lincoln.nc.us
114 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28902
 
Lincoln County   www.co.lincoln.nc.us
115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28093
  
Lincoln County Schools   www.lincolnk12.nc.us
P.O. Box 400, LIncolnton, NC 28093
LINCOLNTON, NC- AUGUST 01, 2014—

BOOK RELEASE

Local author and former substance abuse school facilitator, Denise Surratt of Iron Station, has just released her first children’s book of the trilogy, The Cows at Honey Hill- Friends for Life. Book launch party is set for August 30, 2014 at the Lincoln Cultural Center at 1:00 pm. The book launch party will feature a live reading to a group of children, a “meet the author” table for book signings, media is invited.
An avid reader of books and a passionate advocate for children, Surratt decided to combine both loves to create an unusual tale of friendship, between two Abby’s: Abbie Taylor, the only daughter of Mom and Dad Taylor, and Abby Angus, the only heifer of the Angus cow family.
Understanding, acceptance and parental guidance are key themes in this brightly pictured book, and according to Surratt, are “much needed lessons in the society we live in.” Surratt is a natural born storyteller and often incorporates creative stories to illustrate concepts to her students as a certified facilitator within the local schools. Author of the well-received self reflection story, Pieces of Me, Ms. Surratt has recently been booked to read her latest offering at Iron Station Elementary School.



Call for Artist!!! Art Crawl  Downtown Lincolnton 
November  14, 2014 !!
Join us as Downtown Lincolnton restaurants and businesses open their doors for a special evening of art, food, music and dance. Merchants will host Lincoln County's artists and craftspeople who will showcase a wide variety of fine art and craft mediums including: paintings, drawings, photography, pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, metal-smith, wood turning, and more. For information or to register as an artist, email or call 704-732-9044.

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