Richard Johnson Design

mccoll center for visual art


McColl Center for Visual Art is a nationally acclaimed contemporary art center dedicated to connecting art and artists with the community. Located in a historic, neo-Gothic church in Uptown Charlotte, the Center houses nine artist studios and over 5,000 square feet of gallery space. RJD was hired to design, purchase, install and run the facilities for a year. The workspaces include blacksmithing, ceramics/pottery, digital media, fiber arts, film/digital editing, metal shop, painting, photography, sculpture, and woodworking are offered. In addition to the shop spaces there is a number of exhibition/installation spaces as well. The McColl Center hosts artists--in residence who stay for a up three month fellowship in the Fall and Winter. While there, artists are provided with a stipend for materials while they lead community outreach workshops. Nine studio spaces in the former church range from 320 to 750 square feet. Each was designed to capitalize on the original church?s architecture, with pointed--arched windows, high ceilings and lots of natural light and views of the city.


20,000 sqft

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Charlotte, NC


McColl Center for the Visual Arts