Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mike Krupiarz

Biography Mike Krupiarz is from Rochester, New York. He began studying glass in 2002 and later received his Bachelor of fine Arts from the NYSCC at Alfred University in 2005. Mike has participated in workshops at Penland, Haystack, and Pilchuck. He first came to western North Carolina as a studio assistant for the spring glass […]

Clayton Hufford

Artist Statement I present my findings of an ongoing investigation into how objects may be altered in order to refresh our perception of them. I chose objects that provide a function both from our current culture and from decades past. These objects have fallen out of favor with the passage of time, or are simply […]

Ben Greene-Colonnese

Upon receiving a B.F.A in Glass at The Cleveland Institute of Art, I was awarded a Gund Traveling Arts Scholarship, which allowed me to travel and hike many of the national parks throughout the Western United States so that I might document and collect natural stones to serve as inspiration for a new body of […]

Ben Elliott

I see all of my work as fragments of a familiar story unfolding through time and cycles of life. Each piece is a personal narrative that may come from a memory, the present or future projections in my life. I often use archetypal imagery as a common thread to pull others into a story. My […]

Harvey’s Legacy: The Next Generation of Studio Glass in Western North Carolina

The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the development of studio art glass in America. To celebrate this milestone, The Center for Craft,Creativity & Design 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 well as exceptional […]


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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