Navigating the vibrant creative landscape of Charlotte can be exhilarating. But it can also be overwhelming if you don't know where to start. That's why we've built the Creative Compass. This is a tool to discover the people, places, organizations, services, and opportunities that can help you find your way.

Suppose you're an artist seeking the perfect venue, a creative professional hunting for that next opportunity, or a local business searching for a collaborative workspace or a meet-up group. In that case, this resource directory is sourced from our experience. Dive into it and discover what the Queen City creative community has to offer you on your artistic journey.

Enter CLT Creative Compass –a cultivated guide from Charlotte Is Creative built for working artists and creatives in the Charlotte region. We understand the aspirations, dreams, and sometimes hurdles of the city's creative souls. That's why we've crafted a comprehensive online directory tailored just for you.

Using CLT Creative Compass, you’ll find resources and discover a community. A community that celebrates creativity, fosters collaboration, and champions local talent. So, embark on your creative journey confidently, knowing you have the best of Charlotte at your fingertips.

CLT Creative Compass is a comprehensive online directory tailored to help you build your creative career. Sections also link you to resources and materials to help you hone the business side of your work.

  • Grants & Gigs: Unlock opportunities to fund your next big idea.
  • Venues: Find spaces that resonate with your artistic vibe.
  • Creative Workspaces: Collaborate, create, and celebrate in environments designed for innovation.
  • Training | Workshops | Networking: Grow your skills and expand your circle with like-minded creatives.
  • Creative Directory: Dive into a hub of Charlotte's talented artists and creators we’ve worked with.
  • Employment: Connect with organizations that value your creative genius.