The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, scholarship, and professional development in the United States.
The Center administers three national award programs: the Craft Research Fund Program for independent and graduate scholars, the Windgate Fellowship Award Program for emerging craft artists graduating from universities, and the Windgate Museum Internship Program for craft-focused curatorial internships within museums. Additionally, the Center convenes national meetings, curates exhibitions, programs lectures and workshops, and sponsors international residencies.
The Center is a regional center of UNC Asheville and is located on the fifty-acre UNC Asheville Kellogg Campus in Hendersonville, North Carolina which features public art on the property's Rudnick Nature Trail.
The spoon is a very humble object. Like most functional items, it often goes unnoticed. But if we take the opportunity to look closer, a useful beauty emerges from these overlooked utensils. Indeed, it is in the details that we find a vast array of subtle, and at times not so subtle, differences – a [...]