Monthly Archives: October 2014

12th Annual Craft Think Tank – October 16–18, 2014

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design held its 12th annual Craft Think Tank on October 16-18, 2014 in Asheville, North Carolina.  This year’s intimate gathering posed an opportunity to focus on the specific needs of the curatorial community, bringing together a select group of national and international, emerging and experienced curators, artists, and critics. Conversations […]

Loving After Lifetimes of All This

Curated by Danny Orendorff, 2013-2014 Curator-in-Residence and Interim Programs Director for the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO, Loving After Lifetimes of All This considers the connections between craft, (self-)care, and survival, as well as how intergenerational apprenticeship functions within historically disadvantaged or underserved populations.

2015 Back to the Drawing Board

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is now accepting applications for a series of 24-hour gallery take-overs intended to provoke conversation, expose process, and invite public participation. Back to the Drawing Board will take place at Benchspace, CCCD’s gallery and workshop, during the summer of 2015. These one-day take-overs, aim to make visible the invisible creative process and provide a venue for experimentation, collaboration, failure, and innovation.


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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