Artist Pics The Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Pitt County by promoting artists and arts organizations, educating through the arts, and making the arts accessible to the entire community.
It is our mission, as stated above, that the Pitt Council at Emerge is dedicated to promoting artists and arts organizations. One way that we do that are by providing funding opportunities to further their career in the arts through grants. Another way that we do this is to provide opportunities for business growth, juried show opportunities, and instructor positions as a gallery and art center. Lastly, our new Artist Directory connects artists residing and working in Pitt County with opportunities.
The Pitt County Arts Council offers two types of grant opportunities. The Regional Artist Project Grants are for individual artists of any discipline in 29 counties of Eastern North Carolina. Grassroots Arts Project Grants are for non-profit organizations that implement arts projects in Pitt County.
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Artist Opportunities
As a gallery and art center, Emerge offers juried show opportunities, art sale and festival opportunities as well as free business workshops to further the artist career.
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Artist Directory
The Pitt County Arts Council invites artists of all types (musicians, performers, visual artists, etc.) to register themselves as an artist of Pitt County. The benefit includes connecting artist with outside opportunities in the area.
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