Monthly Archives: May 2012

10th Annual Craft Think Tank – September 13–15, 2012

The 2012 Annual Craft Think Tank brought together 17 thought leaders for three days to discuss the need to develop new models of craft apprenticeships. Topics of discussion included the history of apprenticeships, the state of craft education, modes of work, mentorship and influence, transmission of knowledge, equity and legal concerns, and steps to move […]

2012 Windgate Fellows Announced

UNC Asheville’s Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD) has awarded ten graduating seniors each with $15,000 in the form of a Windgate Fellowship. More than 120 universities from across the United States were each invited to each nominate two graduating seniors with exemplary skill in craft for one of the largest awards offered nationally […]

2012 Windgate Fellowship Awards

In 2012, 114 nominations were given a thorough and thoughtful review by the panel which included: Helen W. Drutt English, educator/gallerist; Nate Moren, 2008 Windgate Fellow, co-owner and designer for Tandem Made, wood artist and furniture designer; Ann (Annie) Morhauser, founder of Annieglass; and Kevin Snipes, ceramic artist. The selection panel advanced 21 candidates to […]


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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