The above photo was taken at Art Quest which is part of Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art in the Cultural Arts Center on Davie Street.* Art Quest is a hands-on haven for creativity for children and adults alike. Some of the stations at Art Quest include a clay area, a puppet theater, a fiber space, and the very wonderful painting station featured above. The heavily-painted easels at the painting station are located in the back room. The letters, above the easels, spelling NC ART, are made of recycled materials: As examples,"A" is scraps of moulding, "R" is #2 pencils glued onto a piece of cardboard, "T" is wound yarn.
Today is ABC Wednesday and the letter of the week is "V". For this round of the alphabet game, we're featuring "causes" relevant to Greensboro and "V" is for "visual arts." Greensboro abounds with non-profits committed to bringing art to those who might otherwise not be able to afford it. If you are local, head down to Art Quest and have a chat with the curator, Edie Carpenter and learn about all of the local artists who collaborate in the space. If you love art, you'll have trouble resisting becoming a member.
*Monday, we featured Roy Nydorf's exhibit at Green Hill, next door to Art Quest.