Category: Arts

Bank of America has invested $200,000 in the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation towards mobilizing artists engaged with improving the Quaker Hill and West Center City neighborhoods. The investment comes as Mayor Mike Purzycki rolls out his Neighborhood Stabilization Plan for West Center City — the first neighborhood in a citywide initiative to focus extra resources on communities…

A free Local Authors’ Night in North Wilmington will feature best-selling author Rachel Simon, author of “The Story of Beautiful Girl” and “Riding the Bus with my Sister.” Also in attendance: D.R. Barton Jr, author of “The 10 Minute Millionaire,” Sister B. J. Brown, author of “Convents, Jails and Other Tales,” Rev. Grove Armstrong, author of…

How full-time artists make it in Delaware

By Peggy Mika Special to Delaware Business Times As with all professions, the path to success is different for every artist. Here are the stories of four Delaware-area visual artists. Heidi Lowe When Heidi Lowe decided to study art, her mom begged her to get a teaching degree so she would have something to fall…

The art-rocks craze that’s sweeping the country is coming to Delaware — with a commercial twist. At least 20 business owners will be painting rocks they hope will lead the finders to their businesses. Call it hide-and-seek marketing. Members of the Delaware Small Business Chamber of Commerce will be riffing off the popular summer game…