Monthly Archives: January 2018

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.

Salon Series: Book Discussion, The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp

Searching for ways to live a more creative life? Join us for a discussion about maintaining a creative life. We will take a look at the critically-acclaimed book, The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp, one of America’s greatest choreographers, with a prolific career spanning 35 years.

Artist Talk: Ani Geragosian

Scale Up artist Ani Geragosian will discuss her Dune Series Project, a series of hand-woven and printed works based on environmental data collected on the coastal dunes between Chatham and Provincetown, MA. Her work documents a transforming natural landscape, focusing on the fragility and beauty of a place that quietly shifts with the passage of time.

Family Program: Site Exploration

Recommended for children 9+ and their families, this program is inspired by the public installation work of Scale Up artist, Mark Reigelman II. Our hands-on workshop invites participants to think about not just what they want to make, but also how the final location for the piece will help to inform the design process.

Artist Talk: Adam Ledford

What would Levittown look like as Pompeii? Discover how Scale Up artist, Adam Ledford answers this provocative question by creating a portrait of mid-century America through the recreation of objects with clay and charcoal drawings in his project, Don’t Worry About the Government.

Scale Up Opening Reception

Join us Friday, January 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. for the opening of Scale Up: 10 Years, 10 Fellows, 10 Projects. Our new exhibition highlights the work of our 10 Windgate Project Grant recipients. Drinks and light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

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Job Opportunity: Gallery Associate

The Center for Craft, a national 501c3 nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Asheville, NC, is currently seeking a part-time Gallery Associate. This position will staff the front desk, serve as a primary contact for public interface and provide project, program, and database support.

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