Monthly Archives: November 2012

New Exhibition Celebrates Studio Glass

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 6, 2012 5-7pm The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the development of studio art glass in America. To celebrate this milestone, the Center presents “Harvey’s Legacy: The Next Generation of Studio Glass in Western North Carolina”, an exhibition of work by studio glass movement founder Harvey K. Littleton as […]

Micah Evans

Hayden Wilson

Biography I grew up in mountains of Western North Carolina. As a child I was exposed to a very creative environment as my father was a glassblower and my mother a potter. I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in sculpture from UNC-Asheville in 2007. During this time my work focused on […]

Justin Turcotte

Alex Bernstein

Kathryn Adams

Biography Kathryn Adams was born in Woodbury, Connecticut. Throughout high school she pursued a passion for functional ceramics which lead her to attending Alfred University as an undergraduate. It was Alfred that first her exposed her to glass blowing. Her focus quickly shifted from ceramics to glass and printmaking. She graduated in 2011 with her […]

Dean Allison

Biography Born in 1976 in Chicago, Illinois. Dean Allison was introduced to glass in 1998 while attending Illinois State University. In 2000, he studied painting at the University of Wolverhampton England. Upon graduation from I.S.U. he followed glass from Chicago to North Carolina to work for a number of glass artists and attend a concentration […]

Harvey Littleton

The American Studio Glass movement began with two glass workshops held at the Toledo Museum of Art in the spring of 1962. The workshops were taught by artist and educator Harvey K. Littleton (b. 1922), the son of a Corning Glassworks research scientist, who, along with scientist Dominick Labino, introduced a small furnace built for […]

Courtney Dodd

Artist Statement I am interested in the psychological and emotional effects of shifting visual phenomena and am exploring this area through glass’s optical ability to duplicate, reflect, and obscure. Photography is also an area that I am experimenting within because, it is simply a reflection of the actual object. The solidity of reflection whether on […]

Jennifer Bueno

In 2011 I began making work inspired by satellite imagery. I see theseimages as a beautiful expansive view of the world. Some evoke an out of bodyfeeling similar to a kind of “spirit projection”. I can see myself floating over adistant land. Other images, such as infrared, show a view of the world I cannotsee […]

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The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) debuts a new program series this summer that honors Asheville as “Craft City.” At three outdoor pop-up studios this summer (July 7, August 4, and September 1) people of all skill levels and backgrounds can make a take-home craft under the guidance of a visiting artist.

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