For eleven 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. In recent years, CCCD has broadened this impact by offering grants of up to $1,000 to scholars invited to present craft-focused papers at any scholarly conference. Applications are accepted year-round for bi-annual review. The next Travel Grant application deadline is 11:59 pm, April 30, 2017. Grantees will be notified in May 2016. 2016 CRAFT RESEARCH FUND TRAVEL GRANT GUIDELINES Apply at craftcreativitydesign.slideroom.com
Emily Rebmann to present “Men’s Jewelry as Uniform: Fitting in Through “Correct” Jewelry” at the College Art Association Annual Conference in New York City.
Sarah Parrish to present “Throwaway Society? Ed Rossbach’s Con/Temporary Basketry” at the College Art Association Annual Conference in New York City.
Mary Callahan Baumstark to present “What Can Be in the World: Luxurious and Decolonial World-Building from a Ghetto Potter” at the Nouveau Reach Past, Present, Future of Luxury Conference in Toronto, Ontario.
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.