Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 2013 CCCD Newsletter

Recap: Writer’s Workshop with Simon Olding of Crafts Study Centre, UK 2013 Windgate Museum Interns selected The Center featured in Handful of Salt Warren Wilson College receives $2.1 million grant to expand craft program that strengthens partnership with The Center  Recap: Writer’s Workshop with Simon Olding of Crafts Study Centre, UK From left: Simon Olding (director, Crafts Study […]

Taking Shape: Celebrating the Windgate Fellowship

A new generation of makers is taking shape. Since 2006, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design has annually awarded a total of $150,000 to ten undergraduate seniors working in craft. The Windgate Fellowship provides essential resources and experiences to the next generation of makers at an influential stage in their careers. To this day, […]

ILSSA Working Group

ILSSA, or Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts, is a membership organization for those who make experimental or conceptual work with obsolete technology. For this exhibition, the Center will see its galleries turned into a project space as ILSSA members converge for their first conference. This ‘Working Group’ will occur on July 6th and the […]

Giving – 2013 Appeal Letter

At The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, we believe in the fundamental importance of craft, the value of good design, and the people who bring our industry to life. These beliefs fuel the commitment to finding meaning and connections between artists and the objects they create. We are excited to share a few signature […]


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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