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    Asheville Art Museum (Asheville, NC)

    Karen Peltier (Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC)

    To work with the Asheville Art Museum on several upcoming exhibitions, as well as their burgeoning craft collection, under the supervision of the Assistant Curator. Offering hands-on curatorial experience with a focus on craft including exhibition research, loan arrangements, and drafting artist biographies.

    The Chipstone Foundation (Milwaukee, WI)

    Piers Gelly (Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT)

    To work with The Chipstone Foundation, assisting in the planning and programming of the Object Lab initiative. The Object Lab brings interdisciplinary voices to the study of craft and decorative arts history, and consists of a website, a museum space, and an annual seminar series.

    Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR)

    Ryan King (Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC)

    To assist the Museum of Contemporary Craft with research, planning, writing, editing, exhibition design, and installation of two exhibitions: Erik Gronborg¬†and Object Focus: The Bowl and document the experience on Untitled, PNCA’s online magazine throughout the internship.

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA)

    Allison Geremia (Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY)

    To work with the Curators of Contemporary Decorative Arts researching works from the museum’s permanent collection of contemporary craft in advance of the inaugural installation of collections material in the MFA’s Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery for contemporary decorative arts.

    RECENT NEWS

    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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