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Goals- Community Collaboration

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION Support site-based collaborative residencies that demonstrate the success of cross-disciplinary creative problem solving. Expand interpretive and public art opportunities in collaboration with adjacent neighbors and community groups.

Board Members

BOARD MEMBERS Geraldine Plato, President, Organizational Development Consultant Kate Vogel, Vice President, Glass Artist Cathy Adelman, Treasurer, Bookbinder Barbara Benisch, Secretary, Catalyst Consulting: Non-Profit Management Results Peter Y. Alberice, AIA, NCARB, LEED, MHAworks Architects Nadia Arbelo, YWCA of Asheville and WNC Edward A. (Ed) Bresler, Bresler Consulting, LLC. Mike Davis, Non-Profit Fundraising Professional; Non-Profit Management Professional John Delaloye, Diamond […]

Public Served

PUBLIC SERVED The Center serves five categories of audiences through our programs: students, faculty and researchers, museum curators, practicing craft artists, and the general public. Students attend lectures and panel discussions, participate in international residencies, and may be nominated for the Windgate Fellowship awards.  Faculty and researchers are provided financial support through the Craft Research Fund program, as […]


HISTORY The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is a nationally recognized organization that was originally established as an inter-institutional, public service center of the University of North Carolina (UNC) by the Board of Governors and General Assembly in May 1996.  On July 22, 1998, its nonprofit support organization received 501(c)(3) authorization for the purpose of […]


MISSION The mission of the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is to advance the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development. CCCD’s programs strive to support the best examples of research and practice in the field. We value and embrace the voice of the next generation. Every year, CCCD awards $15,000 Windgate […]

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MARILYN ZAPF Assistant Director & Curator   LAUREN GRAY ROQUEMORE Gallery Associate

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MIKE MARCUS Assistant Director   LAUREN PELLETIER Marketing & Development Coordinator


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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