New Executive Director RCAC Named

Teresa Phillips Executive director for the RC Arts Council  Named

Teresa Phillips Executive Director for Rockingham County Arts Council

Teresa Phillips has been named executive director of the Rockingham County Arts Council. She assumed her new role on September 1.

RCAC strives to be the umbrella organization for the arts in all forms in Rockingham County. This includes administering the Grassroots Funds received annually from the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. These funds help support art programs in schools, as well as Rockingham County Fine Arts Festival, Charlie Poole Festival, Rockingham County Theater Guild and other events throughout the county.

Phillips looks forward to continuing the good work of the RCAC. She plans to involve the arts council in a more active role in the community and strengthen its public presence. Phillips states, “Rockingham County has such rich and diverse talent in both visual and performing arts. I believe increasing the support of our cultural art assets will have a positive impact in our county.”

A native of Rockingham County, Phillips is married to Sam Phillips who teaches and coaches at Rockingham County Middle School. They have one son, Jack, a junior at Reidsville High School.

The Rockingham County Arts Council is located in Wentworth. Additional information can be found on their website at She can be reached at 349-4039.