Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Materiality of Sound: What Can Craft Learn from the Sound Industry?

Internationally renowned sound artist, trouble maker, and co-founder of Negativland, Mark Hosler discusses the fantasy and fiction of open-source software in the minds of creative practitioners and recounts Negativland’s history with copyright law, Creative Commons licensing, and the advent of “sampling” in popular music.

Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints

Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints examines the work of four, well-known Gee’s Bend, Alabama, quiltmakers: Mary Lee Bendolph (b. 1935), Loretta Pettway (b. 1942), Louisiana P. Bendolph (b. 1960) and Loretta Bennett (b. 1960) and their recent exploration of the art of printmaking.  Since their first appearance at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston […]

2014 Windgate Fellowship Awards

Each year, ten graduating seniors working in a craft medium or process are awarded a $15,000 Windgate Fellowship Award. Over 100 colleges and universities across the country are invited to nominate two applicants for the online panel selection process. On Friday, April 11, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design hosted the selection panel to name the 2014 […]


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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