Up & Coming Weekly

July 05, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM 14 UCW JULY 5 - 11, 2023 PWC Public Works Exhibit celebrates artwork by our community, for our community a STAFF REPORT e Public Works Exhibition, powered by the Fayetteville Public Works Commission, is on display through July 22 at e Arts Center on 301 Hay Street in historic downtown Fayetteville. e exhibit is free and open to the public. "PWC is thrilled to continue sup- porting this community event, which has become a cherished tradition," says Lamont Hinson, Communica- tions & Community Relations Associ- ate of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission. "rough the arts, we aim to foster a stronger sense of connection within our community and bring vibrancy to our downtown areas. Come and see the amazing creativity of our talented local neighbors." Curated by the Ellington-White Community Development Corpora- tion, Public Works welcomed indi- viduals of any age or background, regardless of their artistic experience, to submit their unique, culturally en- riched visual artwork. e collection of artwork on display in a professional gallery setting is diverse in nature, fea- turing various techniques such as 2D and 3D paintings, drawings, printmak- ing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and more. Each artist had the creative freedom to select their subject matter. Residents living in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland Counties, and those in Fort Liberty and Pope Army Airfield were encouraged to participate in the exhibit. "is exhibit offers a fair oppor- tunity for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to publicly express their artistic talents," says Bob Pinson, President|CEO of the Arts Council. "Art has the power to convey power- ful messages and promote dialogue, making it a universal language that can help bring people together and build our community. Whether you're a highly trained artist or a self-taught beginner, there's an artist inside each of us waiting to be discovered." Artwork from the exhibition is also available for purchase. People's Choice Honor Visitors to the art exhibition before June 24 were able to vote for their fa- vorite artwork in the "People's Choice" selection. e pieces with the highest number of votes will be declared as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, along with Honorable Mentions. e winners will receive a gift basket containing distinctive items from downtown businesses, and their work will be featured in the e-ARTSletter, digital and social media platforms, an artist interview, and an Up & Coming Weekly print ad. e Arts Center gallery hours vary. Visit https://www.wearethearts.com/ pwc for more details. EVENT PRINT. PACK. SHIP. All in one place! Print & Business Services Westwood • Fort Liberty• Hope Mills 910.860.1220 WESTWOOD AND HOPE MILLS LOCATIONS NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 439 WESTWOOD SHOPPING CENTER PLEASE SEND PRINT REQUESTS TO PRINT2974GMAIL.COM | FORT LIBERTY MINI-MALL 3333 N MAIN ST UNIT 150 HOPE MILLS SHIPPING BLUEPRINTS SIGNS FLYERS NOTARY BOOKLETS DESIGN DIRECT MAIL SHREDDING BROCHURES BANNERS CANVAS PRINTS Partner with our friendly team of shipping and printing experts to grow your business. C u st o m C a teri n g by T w o B r o t h ers eVineNC.com or TwoBrothersCateringNC.com 806 Katie Street Fayetteville NC (O Owen Drive behind O-Reilly's) Make your special day one that everyone will remember! Call 910-584-9892 Serving You Since 2004 Lakeside WEDDING, BANQUET & EVENT VENUE Fayetteville's Newest Venue

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