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  • 8th Annual Craft Think Tank – March 19-21, 2009

    The 2009 Annual Craft Think Tank convened 19 though leaders in the field of craft to discuss a variety of topics suggested by participants. This year’s discussions addressed the effect of the internet on craft artist-gallery relationships, federal funding opportunities for craft, the impact of CAD (Computer Aided Design) on craft education, practice-based PhDs in craft, the opportunity of craft collaborations in a global economy, ‘borrowing’ from the fine arts, and advancing the goal of having the history of craft courses taught at the undergraduate level. 

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