Monthly Archives: March 2007

2007 Windgate Fellowship Awards

Megan Amendt, Kent State University, PrintmakingAndrea Donnelly, North Carolina State University, Fiber  WebsiteErin Rose Gardner, University of Oregon, Jewelry/Metalsmithing  WebsiteSarah House, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Ceramics  WebsiteTimothy Maddox, Kendall College of Art and Design,Ferris State University,Wood/Metals  WebsiteDavid Murphy, Ohio State University, GlassJason Noble, University of Wisconsin Madison, Metals  Website|Chulyeon Park, Kendall College of […]

2007 Craft Research Fund Grants

Craft Industry Economic Impact Report, 1995-2007

Craft is a significant economic generator for Western North Carolina through entrepreneurial small businesses of makers, craft-associated retail, the real estate value of creative class businesses, and as a cultural tourism attraction. Today’s craft industry is dynamic founded in the heritage and appreciation of traditional crafts of the region.

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Artspace Survey Launch: Counting Asheville Artists & Creatives for Affordable Housing Solutions

The Center for Craft and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive community outreach campaign and survey to quantify affordable housing and space options for Asheville’s artists, makers, performers and creatives. The Arts Market Survey, with a tagline of “Keep Asheville Creative,” is the next step to addressing community need as part of a bigger project to develop live/work, mixed-use-model development for the creative sector in Asheville.

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