On June 2, 2020, the Cain Center for the Arts Released its final design renderings for the future space. This highly-anticipated news has spurred excitement in the community, as the excitement to welcome the Cain Center for the Arts to the OTC Scene grows.
Category: Featured Artist
Getting Creative in the Fight Against COVID-19
Some local artists are pitching in and creating masks for those in our community.
Painting The Town! The Story of Four Local Artists’ Vision for OTC’s Cosmic Mural
By Todd Olvis Old Town Cornelius recently caught up with local artists Jon Byrd, Obray Cowan, Miss Lotus, and Joe Obso – creators of the colorful cosmic mural you’ve probably noticed while driving around Main Street. OTC began covering the murals progress back in July and we’re grateful for the artists agreeing to sit down… Continue reading Painting The Town! The Story of Four Local Artists’ Vision for OTC’s Cosmic Mural
Artist Spotlight: Thimsy Whimsy
2nd Friday SpotlightThimsy Whimsy // Katherine Perry | Illustrator We are so excited that summer is in the air here in Old Town Cornelius because that means that it is time for the kick off of our 2nd Friday Street Festival! Every year, on the 2nd Friday of the month, our community gathers together at… Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Thimsy Whimsy
Artist Spotlight: The Goodnight Brothers Band
The Goodnight Brothers Band takes great relish in rule-breaking. The 5-man, multi-genre soul band draws inspiration from musical traditions in Jazz, blues, funk and rock, but its inventive, dymanic sound is the product of unique vision and skill. “We respect musical traditions, and we have great respect for music theory,” said bassist and songwriter Glenn… Continue reading Artist Spotlight: The Goodnight Brothers Band
Artist Spotlight: One Paper Crane
One Paper Crane front man, singer/songwriter Rob Bocchino, firmly believes that if you create a vision of something you want in your life, and put positivity into the universe, you will realize that goal. He founded his consulting business with that philosophy, and it was that way of thinking that brought him and his wife,… Continue reading Artist Spotlight: One Paper Crane
Growing up in a family of construction workers and bikers, Shane Manier traveled a lot. With a childhood shaped by change – new landscapes, new environments – she found a way to process it all through art and writing. And, by creating work that was uniquely hers, and uniquely her, she created a sort of… Continue reading Shane Manier
The most important tools in painter Justin Christenbery’s arsenal are not his brushes. They’re not his paints. Nor his canvasses. In fact, they’re barely noticeable among the stacks of brightly colored artworks that line the walls of his fluorescent-lit garage art studio. In a corner sits a stack of well-worn journals, each filled cover to… Continue reading Justin Christenbery