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
Motivated by the writings of longtime Craft Horizons Magazine editor Rose Slivka and artist/poet M.C. Richards, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) presents a challenge for makers and writers: to create a new collaborative work inspired by The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons Magazine, 1941-1979 in just 11 days.