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Artists in Schools

​New Artists! Click here for full application.*

2017-2018 Returning Artists! Click here for returning artists application and instructions.*

*$20 Application Fee

Deadline - Friday, April 27

This Directory is a tool of the Arts Council's Artist in Schools Grant Program. All programs, fees and other information provided in the Directory apply to and are intended for the sole use of eligible Cumberland County, Fort Bragg and private schools.

For more information, contact Adrienne Trego at

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Theatre, Visual Arts, Social Studies

Leland Faulkner

Leland is a professional director, mime, actor, and magician. Leland is also a master of the classic arts of shadowgraphs and chapeaugraphy. Without words, and using the language of gesture, he creates stunning arrays of...

Visual Arts, Social Studies

Leni Newell

Leni Newell is an award winning, well-established professional artist creating strong, thought-provoking work since 1986. She holds a BA in Art Education.  She has conducted popular, successful and highly sought after...

Dance, Music, Literary, Physical Education, Social Studies, World Languages

Living Rhythms

Do you want a truly interactive experience in which your students are the stars? We provide a drum for every student in our workshops, and our performances are an action-packed adventure with African Drum and Dance....

Literary, Theatre, English Language Arts, Social Studies

Lloyd Arneach

Lloyd Arneach was born and reared on the Cherokee Reservation in NC where he learned his first legends from two storytelling uncles.  Lloyd’s stories range from the “Old Stories” of the Cherokee to stories of...

Literary, Theatre, English Language Arts, Social Studies

Mark Daniel, Magical Storyteller

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel is a special guest to thousands of schools throughout the Eastern US, and has been a much invited presenter to Fayetteville/Cumberland County Schools, Libraries, and Churches for 20 years!...