For nearly ten years, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) has supported the expansion of craft scholarship in the United States by providing travel grants to craft scholars invited to speak at the annual College Art Association Conference.
CCCD is broadening this impact by offering grants of up to $500 to scholars invited to present craft-focused papers at any scholarly conference. Applications will be accepted year-round for bi-annual review.
Fall 2015 Craft Research Fund Travel Grant Recipients:
Aram Han Sifuentes, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
To present “The Artist’s Recipe: Templates, Propositions, Proposals, and Unrealized Projects in the Archives” at the College Art Association Conference.
Meghen Jones, Alfred University
To present “The Politics of Japanese Ceramics in Cold War America: Displaying and Performing Pre-Modern Culture” at Diplomacy by Design at The University of Brighton.
Susan Richmond, Georgia State University
To present “The Inseparable Connectivity of It All: Amanda Ross-Ho’s White Goddesses and Vintage Macrame Books” at the College Art Association Conference.
The next deadline will be announced in early February at: craftcreativitydesign.slideroom.com
On March 22 from 7-8:30 pm, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a public meeting on affordable housing solutions for artists, craftspeople and makers. The meeting will provide the public with an opportunity to engage with and learn from Artspace, a national non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, MN that specializes in creating, owning and operating affordable housing and studio/business space for artists and creative sector businesses.