Monthly Archives: July 2016

Meet the 2017 Curatorial Fellows

CCCD’s Curatorial Fellowship is a yearlong program created to give emerging curators a platform to explore and test new ideas about craft. Of 54 applications received, three Curatorial Fellowship teams have been selected to fully develop and mount their proposed exhibition in CCCD’s Benchspace Gallery & Workshop, during the 2017 exhibition season. The Curatorial Fellows will work with CCCD staff to produce the exhibition, develop didactic material and an exhibition catalog, and deliver a curatorial talk.

CCCD Celebrates 20th Anniversary on August 11

On August 11 from 7-10 pm, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) celebrates 20 years of service to emerging artists, researchers, scholars, and the public with its 20th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit.

2016 Back to the Drawing Board

This year, CCCD is pleased to present Back to the Drawing Board as a featured program of its 20th Anniversary celebration on August 11, 2016. These interactive installations aim to make the invisible creative process visible and provide a venue for experimentation, collaboration, failure, and innovation. Three selected projects will be staged throughout CCCD’s three-story building at 67 Broadway Street in downtown Asheville, North Carolina.

13th Annual Craft Think Tank – June 19-21, 2016

  On June 19-21, 2016 CCCD, in partnership with Warren Wilson College, convened a two-day, special-topic Craft Think Tank, bringing together a select group of experts across disciplines to assess the state of craft in academia. During the first day, the group met to consider, adopt, or reject new strategies to further the study (and […]

Overshot: A Composition for String Quartet and Electronics Inspired by the Lou Tate Kentucky Coverlet Collection

In this lecture, composer Chris Kincaid and his wife Leslie Clements share the story of how a collection of weaving draft patterns of historic coverlets inspired him to compose a six-movement piece for string quartet and electronics.


The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design launches “Craft City”

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) debuts a new program series this summer that honors Asheville as “Craft City.” At three outdoor pop-up studios this summer (July 7, August 4, and September 1) people of all skill levels and backgrounds can make a take-home craft under the guidance of a visiting artist.


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