Castrovinci was still a teenager when she went to downtown Durham in 2007 to get her first tattoo, a black star on the back of her neck. It was there that Castrovinci learned that the tattoo shop, which catered to younger customers, was looking for an apprentice.
Internationally renowned art museums have loaned paintings by Renaissance old master Carlo Dolci to the Nasher Museum of Arts’ exhibition, “The Medici’s Painter, Carlo Dolci and 17th Century Florence,” yet Dolci is practically unheard of today.
Amina’s Gift founder Terrence Brayboy will host an African art sale at his Chapel Hill home on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, to help create jobs and buy clothes, food, bikes and an education for children in Zimbabwe’s rural stone-sculpting communities.
In February I received some wonderful news, that I was accepted as a member of the Orange County Artists Guild. Most of the guild members are middle aged or retired, and they accepted me despite only being 13 years of age.