Our Mission

To provide a platform for local artists by creating equity art exhibition space, building cultural bridges, empowering artists and their communities in SouthEnd.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

Elevate underinvested artists while educating the greater Charlotte community

Our story

Founded in 2018

SouthEnd ARTS is a 501c3 nonprofit and art education organization focused on creating juried equity art exhibitions to showcase underinvested artists. 

Each show features a curated group of artists in a variety of mediums varying from show to show. Shows are accompanied by a featured Social Justice Speaker

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The Team

This team works hard to curate meaningful and though-provoking exhibitions, events, and speaker series to support talented local artists.

Founder
Volunteer Creative DIRECTOR
K Liles

Indiana University, BA Public Health 

Retired

Director of emerging technology
ryan sigler

Works for Liberty Mutual Insurance

 
designer
Fine artist
Pam Signh

Kaitlin Blanco-Silva
Meg Sohmer Wood

Contract Attorney at Truist Bank

John Howard

Architect

Transportation Planner

Charlotte Area Transit System

curTOR
zaire mcphearson

Program Manager-In-Training

MFA, Duke University

Southend art's VISION

To elevate underinvested artists while educating the greater Charlotte community.

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