“I am an emerging artist and I like the way the gallery is multifunctional. It gives me the opportunity to get better as an artist, be connected to the community, and to mentor other artists.”
CAW Center for the Arts
Community Artist Will (CAW), Inc., a 501c3 organization, oversees The Center for the Arts, a cooperatively-run incubator for the arts in Eastern North Carolina. The Center is comprised of working studios and a gallery. Both serve artists who are committed to enhancing their talents, abilities, professionalism, and outreach. The artists volunteer to maintain the Center and its activities.
The Center for the Arts fills a need for arts accessibility and encourages artist entrepreneurship. We offer artists practical help and support needed to spark creativity and careers. We work to identify and bridge gaps between professionals and aspiring amateurs, and between artists and audiences.
The mission of the Center for the Arts is to: