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  • Creating a Craft Research Fund to Expand Scholarly Research on American Studio Craft, March 2004

    Participants in this two-day retreat followed the recommendation from the March 2003 retreat to replace the goal of creating a scholarly peer-reviewed journal, with a peer reviewed grant program for craft research. the 12 participants formulated the process for a Craft Research Fund. In may 2004, CCCD received support from a foundation, to follow these guidelines, offering up to $100,000 a year for three years in a pilot program.

    Think Tank Report – 2004

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    Study Confirms Affordable Housing and Studio Need for Artists/Creatives in Asheville; Proposes Solutions

    In 2015, The Center for Craft, in partnership with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, commissioned Minneapolis-based Artspace Consulting to conduct a preliminary feasibility assessment and report as the first step towards developing affordable space solutions for artists and the creative sector in Asheville, North Carolina. Artspace Consulting recently submitted their preliminary feasibility assessment findings, which confirm the need for affordable housing and workspaces for artists and creatives.

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