Northwood Office is pleased to unveil several new installations and works of art through its extensive CREATE Ballantyne™ art program. In partnership with Blumenthal Performing Arts, ArtPop Street Gallery, Charlotte is Creative and The Savage Way, Northwood continues to explore a new host of immersive exhibits, murals and other artistic features on its Ballantyne® campus.
"We kicked off CREATE Ballantyne last summer and have received incredible feedback from our customers and guests,” said Hailey Rorie, director of community relations at Northwood Office. "Northwood is committed to supporting the local art community, and we're excited to bring more access to arts and culture to the South Charlotte area with this next round of masterpieces."
ArtPop Street Gallery
Northwood teamed up with ArtPop Street Gallery to design a virtual "Welcome to Ballantyne" mural using VR technology for its Bowl Fest event on May 9, where local artist, Cheeks, demonstrated the creation of the art in the virtual space. The finished piece will eventually live permanently at the Ballantyne campus.
Charlotte is Creative
Charlotte’s “Mural Ninjas,” Michelle Gregory and MyLoan Dinh, were in Ballantyne all March and April working on a 65-foot mural on the staircase entrance to Ballantyne’s Backyard. The design includes elements of the campus' natural green space and refreshed brand. The honeybees, birds and wildflowers depicted in the mural give guests a glimpse of the wildlife that call the park home.
The Savage Way
The Savage Way, a woman-owned company specializing in clean graffiti and moss art, has uplifting messages at 20+ sidewalk locations throughout the Ballantyne campus and recently added new designs with logos of The Bowl at Ballantyne™ and The Amp. Using custom stencils and water pressurizers, The Savage Way works to create something out of nothing and spread positivity with its one-of-a-kind designs.
Blumenthal Performing Arts
The Charlotte International Arts Festival (CIAF), a Blumenthal Performing Arts Original, uniquely brings together Charlotte's local and international communities with global artists in a cultural celebration filled with live performances, art installations, food from around the world and more. After partnering with Northwood Office on its first festival in 2022, Blumenthal plans to make Ballantyne the main site for CIAF in the fall. As part of the event, various installations and performances will take place throughout Ballantyne's Backyard, The Amp Ballantyne™ and Stream Park from September 15 through October 1.
Arts & Culture
Curate. Revive. Experience. Amplify. Teach. Engage.
Northwood's extensive CREATE Ballantyne program establishes partnerships with local organizations to bring creative projects and events to South Charlotte. The captivating exhibits are an added perk for customers and guests, supporting hundreds of local artists annually.