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  • 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 […]



    The Future of Traditional Pottery with Garth Clark

    October 20, 2012 – 2 pm | UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union, 2nd Floor, Rooms 223-224.  Free. Garth Clark will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Andrew Glasgow (former executive director of the American Craft Council). Other panelists will include Mark del Vecchio (writer and gallerist), Mark Hewitt (potter), Matt Jones (potter), and Jean Mclaughlin (executive director of […]



    History in the Making: Makers Co-Authors Janet Koplos and Bruce Metcalf

    October 9, 2012 – 7 pm | UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, Manheimer Room.  Free.  Book Signing to follow.  Presented in partnership with The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute as a featured event during American Craft Week in Western North Carolina.  The authors will share their experiences during the making of the textbook and thoughts on the direction of craft in America.  Published in 2010, […]



    An Evening with Matthew Crawford

    September 13, 2012 – 7 pm | Warren Wilson College.  Free.  In partnership with Warren Wilson College, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is pleased to present an evening with Matthew Crawford.  Matthew Crawford is a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, writer and author […]



    Up for Discussion with Magdalene Odundo

    August 14, 2012 – 6-7 pm | Asheville Art Museum.  Free with Membership or Museum Admission.  In partnership with the Asheville Art Museum, the Center presents a discussion with studio potter Magdalene Odundo.  Originally from Kenya, Magdalene creates sculptural ceramics influenced by traditional Nigerian and Kenyan hand-build pottery, and by the blackware vessels found in Mexican […]



    2012 Windgate Museum Internships Announced

    Each year, the Center partners with museums and presenting institutions to offer four Windgate Museum Internships for either graduate or undergraduate students who are aspiring craft curators.  Interns work closely with museum staff on a craft collection, exhibition, or research project designed specifically for the internship. We are pleased to announce the partnering institutions and […]



    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 […]



    Carolina Arts | March 2012

    Last month I talked about getting our first ad from the Triangle area of NC and our hopes that it was just the first of many. Well, it turns out it wasn’t really our first – way back in the late 1990s we had a few ads from that area for a short period of time. And […]



    Torqued & Twisted: Bentwood Today | The Laurel of Asheville Magazine

    Torqued & Twisted, a new exhibition at UNC Asheville’s Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, explores the work of nine furniture makers and sculptors from the United States who use the technique of bending wood in innovative, unusual, and eloquent ways. The exhibition will be on display through June. Read more here.



    Torqued & Twisted | Furniture Society

    Torqued & Twisted, a new exhibition at UNC Asheville’s Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, explores the work of nine furniture makers and sculptors from the United States who use the technique of bending wood in innovative, unusual and eloquent ways. Read more here.



    RECENT NEWS

    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design launches “Craft City”

    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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