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  • “Craft group coming to downtown Asheville” | Mountain Xpress

    “For 18 years, The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design has garnered the respect of the national and international crafts community with exhibitions, conferences and publications, while brokering millions of dollars in grants to prominent and aspiring craft artists. And they’ve been doing so almost entirely unnoticed from 50 rural acres near Hendersonville.”

    “Craft group makes big move with Lark purchase” | Asheville Citizen Times

    ASHEVILLE — A Henderson County nonprofit dedicated to supporting and advancing the study of art, craft and design is preparing to move into the spotlight following its $2.2 million purchase of a downtown building.

    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, […]

    Upcoming Lecture, Exhibition by Ismini Samanidou

    Textile artist and designer Ismini Samanidou seeks to understand her encounters with beauty through crafting woven surfaces and installations. Utilizing both mechanical jacquard looms and hand weaving techniques, her creative process becomes a way to document her own story.  Artist’s Reception: Friday, January 18  5-7 pm


    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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