Monthly Archives: November 2017

Shelter // Center for Craft Holiday Shop

The Center for Craft is teaming up with Asheville-based design firm SHELTER to bring a holiday pop-up shop to downtown Asheville, NC Nov 30 – Dec 3, with online offerings Dec 6-10!

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.

2018 Materials-Based Research Grants

Applications are now open for grants to support the expanding definition of craft-based research and promote collaboration between the fields of Craft, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The Materials-Based Research Grant is an award of up to $15,000 granted to interdisciplinary teams of researchers for an 18-month grant period. The goal of these collaborations is to encourage […]

Artist’s Travelogue: Nexus of Craft and Environs with Sarah House

Download printable flyer “The Windgate Fellowship from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design has helped me discover the intimate connection between travel and inspiration, and between human interactions and productivity. It supported my residences in ceramics in Hungary and Baltimore and propelled my career through six additional art residencies in five more countries. I […]


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.


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