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Featured Artist

Dionna Bright

Dionna is a portrait photographer and self-portrait artist. With a love for nature, sunlight, and energy, she weaves these elements into visual stories that capture her experiences and the different sides of who she is, all through her trusty Nikon lens. Her portfolio dives into ancestry, inner childhood, spirituality, authenticity, and expressionism, reflecting her personal connection to these themes. 


Dionna doesn't just capture moments, she creates a thoughtful space for us to explore our essence and share our stories. With a knack for posing, creative direction, and on-camera techniques, Dionna is a pro who brings depth to visual storytelling.

Head to the Speed Paint Showdown on Sunday, February 25 from 2-6pm and you'll be able to get your portrait taken by Dionna for FREE!

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Featured Event

Speed Paint Showdown

Head to Lenny Boy Brewing Co. on Sunday, February 26 from 2-6pm for an epic showdown of creativity! Watch as eight talented artists go head-to-head in a thrilling live painting battle to compete for audience votes, $1000 cash, and prizes.


DJ BLACKASTHECOSMOS, local vendors, caricaturist Lo'Vonia Parks, and Dionna Bright's Portrait Salon will be in the building!


Kids 12 & Under get in FREE.

Parking is FREE.

What We Do


Art Events Calendar

Dive into the heart of

Charlotte's arts scene with the comprehensive Events tab. From fine art exhibitions to creative workshops, discover and attend the latest happenings that make our city pulse with creativity.

Street Art

City Art Guide

Uncover hidden gems and artistic treasures scattered across Charlotte. Navigate the city's Galleries, Museums, Artists and mesmerizing Public Art installations.

Art Class

Artist Opportunities

Empower your artistic journey with the Opportunities tab. Explore Residencies and Grants, answer Calls for Art, and discover RFPs for your next grand masterpiece. This is your gateway to transformative artistic endeavors.

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Artist: Dionna Bright

What is                ?

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ArtintheQC is a movement dedicated to fostering a thriving arts community and establishing Charlotte as a destination for creatives and art enthusiasts alike. Embrace the cultural heartbeat of the Queen City with a comprehensive guide to the city's visual arts landscape.

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Weekend event roundups every Friday morning on Instagram at @artintheqc! Want to plan farther out? Sign up for emails to get help planning your creative week. They go out every 1st and 3rd Monday.


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