Marcus is a 24-year-old songwriter and guitar phenom who is taking the music scene by storm. The Marcus King Band’s most recent release, “El Dorado,” was nominated for Vintage Guitar Magazine’s Readers Choice Award.
We received more great news when we learned that "El Dorado" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of "Best Americana Album." Congratulations, Marcus!
Check out the Marcus King Band at https://marcuskingband.com/!.
Award-winning furniture designer credits her success to Greenville’s Fine Arts Center. The fledgling furniture designer recently won a Red Dot Award , an international design prize for product, brand and communication design as well as design concepts.
Sabrina is a 2020 graduate of FAC, attending MICA in Baltimore, MD. Sabrina's beautifully printed and sewn fabric book is a finalist for the Dorothy Waxman Textile Prize (a prestiguious international award for fiber and fashion students). Winner's will be selected on September 30, 2020.
FAC Alumnus, Cleve Wilson, co-wrote the title track and produced Thomas Rhett's album, Center Point Road, which was nominated for Album of the Year. This is Cleve's first nomination.
Acclaimed by the New York Times as “the versatile violinist who makes the music come alive” and for her “tonal mastery” (BBC Music Magazine) and “searing intensity” (American Record Guide), violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins is forging a dynamic career as a soloist and chamber musician. Recently featured on NBC’s Sunday Closer for her work with bringing classical music to homeless shelters.
Film Department graduate, Rory Scovel, recently inked an 8 episode deal with Comedy Central for his new show, “Those Who Can’t.” He previously starred in the TV shows, “Wrecked,” and “Undateable” and in the feature films, “Dean,” and “The House” with Will Ferrell. His one man special, “Tries Standup for the First Time,” is currently available on Netflix.
American Mezzo-soprano, Betsy Bishop, has sung with leading opera companies all around the world such as The Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Palm Beach Opera, Florida Grand Opera, and Cincinnati Opera. She was recently hired as a professor of voice at The Juilliard School.