GROW Residency with Artist Rukiya Williams Begins December 12 | City News | Greensboro, NC –

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Artist and filmmaker Rukiya Williams will be in residency at GROW from December 12 to January 15 at the Greensboro Cultural Center. Williams will create a documentary from interviews with local artists conducted over a span of a decade. Williams’ goal is to showcase Greensboro’s creative community and highlight their journey as growing artists.
During the residency, Williams will also lead various workshops focused on film production and artistic communication. All events are free to attend and registration is not required. GROW is located next to the Davie Street entrance of the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. To learn more about the residency, visit
Workshop Schedule
Creative Thinking Class (Art Communication)
Use the four types of communication in active daily practice.
December 14, 15 and January 11, 12, 13 | 6-8 pm
January 15
| 2-4 pm
Analog to Digital
Learn about the history of film.
December 16 | 6-8 pm
Introduction to Documentary
Discover the process of pre-production.
December 17 and 19 | 12-4 pm
January 7
| 2-6 pm
January 8 | 1-4 pm

Storyboarding Techniques
Develop a storyboard alongside Williams.
December 20 and 21 | 7-8 pm
First Friday
View the first draft of the documentary.
January 6 | 6-9 pm
Documentary Viewing
View the final version of the documentary.
January 14 | 2-6 pm
About the Artist
Williams is a multidisciplinary artist originating from Greensboro. Her portfolio includes work in photography, videography, writing, graphic design, and painting. She studied advertising and graphic design at Guilford Technical Community College. She is a self-taught filmmaker who has won awards for multiple short films. For more information, visit
About GROW
GROW is a flexible creative space, managed by Creative Greensboro, the City’s office for arts and culture. Compensated residencies of up to eight weeks are awarded to Guilford County-based creative individuals and organizations to produce new and original works that encourage visitation and engagement by the public. Each residency includes at least six hours of weekly programming that is offered to the public free of charge. The program is supported by a $58,800, two-year Spark the Arts grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information, visit
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