FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jess Burgess, CEO
Tickets on sale for The Color Gala at Greenville Center for Creative Arts
GCCA’s first signature fundraising event, The Color Gala, will be held on Thursday, November 2, from 7-9:30pm at 101 Abney Street. The event will feature delicious food and beverages by ChefanieB and Mingle Masters, music from the Fine Arts Center Jazz All Stars, live artmaking, a silent auction, and more.
“We are thrilled to host this special evening to benefit GCCA’s artist community,” said Jess Burgess, CEO of GCCA. “The Color Gala will be a wonderful opportunity to recognize and promote the impact of the visual arts in Greenville.”
Proceeds from the event will support GCCA’s core programming, including free public exhibitions, professional development and resources for emerging and working artists, and youth outreach, bringing essential arts engagement to everyone in our community.
Single tickets are on sale—$50 for GCCA Members and $65 for non-Members. Sponsorship packages with recognition and other special benefits are also available starting at $500. Visit artcentergreenville.org/colorgala for tickets and additional information.
When: November 2, 2023
Where: Greenville Center for Creative Arts
101 Abney St. Greenville, SC 29611
Greenville Center for Creative Arts is a non-profit organization that aims to enrich the cultural fabric of the community through visual arts promotion, education, and inspiration. GCCA’s galleries are open Tuesdays-Fridays from 9am – 5pm & Saturdays from 11am-3pm. For more information, visit www.artcentergreenville.org, call 864-735-3948, or check out GCCA on Facebook (Greenville Center for Creative Arts) & Instagram (@artcentergvl).
The Greenville Center for Creative Arts (GCCA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Javy Pagan as the new Program Director. With an impressive background in program creation, implementation, community engagement, and fundraising, Javy’s expertise is set to propel GCCA’s programming initiatives to new heights.
Before joining GCCA, Javy Pagan served as the Director of Museum Experience at the Children’s Museum of the Upstate. His remarkable accomplishments and dedication in the cultural sector have earned him a reputation as an influential leader with a passion for promoting creativity and the arts in the community. Javy is also a highly engaged and active member of the local Greenville theatre community.
In response to the appointment, Jess Burgess, CEO of Greenville Center for Creative Arts, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Javy Pagan to our GCCA family as the new Program Director. With his wealth of experience and visionary approach to program development, we are excited to witness our initiatives flourish and make an even greater impact on the artistic landscape of the upstate region.”
Javy Pagan expressed his enthusiasm about his new role, stating, “I am excited to bring my experience in program creation, implementation, community engagement, and fundraising to the role of Programs Director at GCCA. I am humbled to be joining a team of incredible arts administrators, and I am committed to working with them for the betterment of the upstate community.”
As the Program Director, Javy Pagan will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of GCCA’s arts programs, fostering creativity, and expanding outreach efforts to ensure the organization continues to thrive as a leading hub for artistic expression in Greenville and beyond.
Greenville Center for Creative Arts is a non-profit organization that aims to enrich the cultural fabric of the community through visual arts promotion, education, and inspiration. For more information, visit www.artcentergreenville.org, call 864-735-3948, or check out GCCA on Facebook (Greenville Center for Creative Arts) & Instagram (@artcentergvl).