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  • 2017 Annual Benefit: Celebrating Stoney Lamar and Craft After Dark

    Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 4:30 - 10 pm | Blue Spiral 1 and The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

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    We’re celebrating renowned woodturner Stoney Lamar’s 20 years of board service with a reception and tour of the Forging Futures exhibition at Blue Spiral 1 gallery, followed by a seated dinner and program at CCCD. Gather with artists, collectors, friends, and sponsors of the arts for a memorable evening of great food, drinks, and live music. All ticket and patron gifts support CCCD’s 2018 programming and exhibitions.

    Event Co-Chairs: Fleur Bresler and Andrew Glasgow

    Learn more and purchase dinner tickets or make a donation in honor of Stoney at: http://www.cccdnow.org/celebratingstoney/ 
    (Admission to Craft After Dark after party from 8-10 pm included with dinner ticket purchase)

    Crash the gala! Following our dinner in honor of artist and board member Stoney Lamar, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is throwing a cr-after party. Come together with a community of fellow creatives to celebrate Lamar’s work as a renowned wood sculptor and mentor and support the work of CCCD. Stroll through the current exhibition, Tie Up, Draw Down, enjoy live music and an all-inclusive cocktail and dessert bar.

    Eight artists will lead hands-on activities in the wood arts, including lathe woodturning, a ShopBot demo, milk painting, and more. After learning from the pros, roll up your sleeves and strike a pose with sculpting props in the Massive Booth photo booth. Make a new connection in the social lounge, hosted by Creative Mornings Asheville, a monthly speaker series for the creative community.

    Demonstrating Artists:

    Jacque Allen
    Ellie Richards
    Kim Winkle
    Dustin Farnsworth**
    Mark Gardner
    Brent Skidmore
    Tim Maddox**
    Bill Griffith

    **recipients of the CCCD Windgate Fellowship award, which supports emerging craft artists.

    Learn more and purchase after-party tickets at: http://www.craftafterdark.eventbrite.com
    (afterparty tickets included with dinner tickets at link above)

    Your ticket supports The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, which works to foster a vibrant contemporary craft community in Asheville and beyond and invites visitors to come together in a shared experience of human ingenuity.

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