Monthly Archives: April 2015

Process vs Product: Shifting Values in Art, Craft, and Design

This talk delves into the murky territory of process with the goal of coming to a better understanding of its significance as a value claim in the art world today. The concept of process has served many purposes in the history of art, from simple description of an artist’s method of making to arguments about […]

‘Loving After Lifetimes of All This’ Exhibition Tour with curator Danny Orendorff

Explore the themes of craft, (self-) care, apprenticeship, and survival in our current exhibition, Loving After Lifetimes of All This with curator Danny Orendorff. Recently heralded by Chicago Magazine as one of Chicago’s “Six Young Art Curators You Should Know,” Danny Orendorff has curated large‐scale exhibitions for international contemporary art spaces, including; All Good Things Become Wild & […]

Spaces of Production

Spaces of Production is a series of three artist-led projects focusing on community engagement. The selected artists all come from a different making background and include ceramic artist Michael Strand (Fargo, ND), soft guerrilla textile activist Carole Frances Lung (Long Beach, CA) and conceptual metalsmith Nick Dong (Oakland, CA).  Schedule Michael Strand, ceramic artist (Fargo, […]

2016 Windgate Fellowship Awards

Now in its eleventh year, the Windgate Fellowship Award continues to be one of the most prestigious and sought-after awards for emerging craft artists in the United States. Each year more than 100 universities from across the country are invited to nominate two graduating seniors with exemplary skill to apply for a fellowship award of $15,000 […]

Back to the Drawing Board | In Song Sing On: The Songbook Project, David Wilson (Oakland, CA)

In Song Sing On: The Song Book Project is a contemporary version of the timeless tradition of collecting songs in printed form to support and encourage occasions when people can come together to sing. Since 2013 artists David Wilson and Colter Jacobsen have been soliciting submissions from a wide network of musicians for songs that participants felt […]


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.


VISIT: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design | 67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | map it | Phone: 828.785.1357 Fax: 828.785.1372 | email us | Gallery hours: Tue - Sat 10-6