These are the creatives that are making VAPA the amazing community of artist and the reason we exist.
The first floor houses our Exhibition, Performance and Event spaces.
The second floor is made up of Artists Studios, Classrooms, Darkrooms, Workrooms and Offices.
The “Lower Level” has Artist Studios, Classrooms, Photography Studios, A Dance Studio and Gym.


All artists studios are open for visitors during established business hours and via direct appointment with each artists.

Please visit our events page Events Page  for more opportunities to interact with our creatives, visual and performing.

If would like to join our community of artists, submit your application today.


First Floor Creatives

9•18•9 Studio Gallery
John “Trey” Miles, III
Gil Horne, Jr
Ani Todd
Temia Chambliss
Will White
Barrington Steed
Jerry Taliferro
Marilynne Speed
J. Stacy Utley

Obra Collective
Grindhaus Studios
Charlotte’s Off Broadway
The Light Factory
Charlotte Comedy Theater
The Arts Empowerment Project
Levin Museum of the New South


Lower Level Creatives

Casa Cultural
Grindhaus Studios
Bree Stallings
Will White
Kevin Harris
John “Trey” Miles, III
J. Stacy Utley
Laurie Smithwick
Vision Elite Royalty
That Nineties Child
Studio 345
Judi Campbell
Ken Knudtsen
Tajmah Allison
LaPorscha Smith
Micaila AyorindeThomas
Michael Maxwell
Curtis Walls
Unorthodox Studios
Gay Men’s Chorus



Second Floor Creatives

Grindhaus Studios
LatinX Pov
Eva Crawford
The Light Factory
Cat Babbie
Jazz Arts Charlotte
Levine Museum of the New South
McColl Center
Jerry Taliferro
Steven Williams
Osiris Rain Studios
Princess Cureton
Barbara Ellis

Sloan Siohban
Brenda Pinkston
Crystal Pinkston
Abel Jackson
9•18•9 Studio Gallery