Artist Resources

2016 -17 Regional Artist Project Grant (RAP-​​G)

  Area Counties Accepting Applications from Regional Artists Applications for 2016-2017 Regional Artist Projects Grants for artists residing in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell Counties are now being accepted.  This annual grant, for up to $1,500, provides financial support to professional artists at any stage in their careers. Grants can be awarded in all… Read more »

CALL FOR ARTISTS – The Annual Woodworkers Exhibition

CALL FOR ARTISTS – The Annual Woodworkers Exhibition

THE BURKE ARTS COUNCIL INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL WOODWORKERS EXHIBIT DATES OF THE EXHIBITION:  March 10 – April 22, 2017 ARTIST RECEPTION:  Friday, March 10, 5 – 7 pm LOCATION:  The Burke Arts Council Jailhouse Gallery, 115 E Meeting Street, Downtown Morganton, North Carolina DELIVERY OF YOUR WORK TO THE BURKE ARTS… Read more »

Calling all artists for the 2016 First Frost Art Show and Sale!

Calling all artists for the 2016 First Frost Art Show and Sale!

 The Burke Arts Council is pleased to announce the Annual First Frost Art Show & Sale. The artwork will be beautifully displayed in a gallery and gift shop setting, featuring a unique variety of fine artwork from artists and craftsmen from across our region. The show will open on Friday, November 18 and close  on Friday,… Read more »

The Third Annual Creative Age Senior Art Exhibit at Grace Ridge

The Third Annual Creative Age Senior Art Exhibit at Grace Ridge

CALL FOR ARTISTS The Third Annual Creative Age Invitational Senior Art Exhibit at Grace Ridge Retirement Community       Grace Ridge Retirement Community in Morganton, NC is hosting the 3rd Annual Creative Age Invitational Senior Art Exhibit, celebrating ageless creativity in Western North Carolina.      SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, May 5, 2017. The Art exhibit will… Read more »

Call for Artists – Art on the Square

The Burke Arts Council is pleased to announce a call for artists for THE FOURTH ANNUAL ART ON THE SQUARE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MORGANTON, NORTH CAROLINA SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016 11 am – 5 pm Join artists from every corner of North Carolina and beyond for ART ON THE SQUARE, an outdoor fine arts show to be held… Read more »

Grassroots Grants

Grassroots Grants

  2015 -16 North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Art Program Grants Application The Burke Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrant through August 31, 2015.  Since 1977, the North Carolina Art’s Council Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences.  Using a… Read more »

Artists – Show Us Your Studio Space….

Artists – Show Us Your Studio Space….

The Burke County Artist Studio Tour 2015 – Saturday, SEPTEMBER 19 You are invited to show off your creative space.   The free, self-guided tour will meander throughout Burke County featuring open studios and the work of our regional artists.  It will take place on Saturday, September 19 and we’d love to have your space included! Artists are… Read more »