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    American Craft Council (Minneapolis, MN)

    Taylor Rose
    University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
    BA, Art History, expected 2016

    Heather Carroll
    St. Catherine University (St. Paul, MN)
    MS, Library and Information Science, expected 2017

    The interns’ responsibilities will include processing the ACC’s digitized audio, video and film collection. With the support of the ACC’s web team, the interns will be responsible for designing a landing page and marketing these resources to ACC members and the public.


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    Utah State University, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (Logan, UT)

    Matthew Limb
    University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
    PhD, History of Art and Architecture, expected 2018

    The intern’s responsibilities will include working with curatorial staff to choose objects, research and write literature for the objects, to be used as displays within the exhibition or on their online resources, helping them create an expansive online ceramics collection. In addition, intern will also have the opportunity to assist in the selection of objects for an upcoming exhibition, Highlights from the NEHMA Ceramics Collection.


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    Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (Louisville, KY)

    Christina Warzecha
    Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL)
    MFA, Ceramic Emphasis, spring 2016

    The intern’s responsibilities will include working with museum staff to advance scholarship on its current holdings and help cultivate connections with special collections within the Kentucky region that are relevant to the KMAC mission, which focuses on the acquisition of artwork that serves to bridge traditional craft practices and contemporary artistic production.


    Bank of America Plaza on the Avenue of the Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. May 29, 2014 * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA)

    Linnea Seidling
    Bard Graduate Center (New York, NY)
    MA History of Decorative Arts, Design and Material Culture, 2015

    The intern’s responsibilities will include assisting in the research, evaluation, correspondence, and administrative tasks related to the museum’s collections of American studio furniture, American studio glass, and contemporary East Asian and Southeast Asian jewelry and metalwork under the direction of the Katherine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture.



    Study Confirms Affordable Housing and Studio Need for Artists/Creatives in Asheville; Proposes Solutions

    In 2015, The Center for Craft, in partnership with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, commissioned Minneapolis-based Artspace Consulting to conduct a preliminary feasibility assessment and report as the first step towards developing affordable space solutions for artists and the creative sector in Asheville, North Carolina. Artspace Consulting recently submitted their preliminary feasibility assessment findings, which confirm the need for affordable housing and workspaces for artists and creatives.


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