May 15 - August 23, 2014


Opening Reception: May 15, 2014, 5:30-7:30pm

Recent economic reports speculate that a third industrial revolution shaped by digital technologies is underway. Ctrl + P investigates the implications of such technologies on the making of sculptural and functional objects in the 21st century.

Artists include: Piotr ChizinskiBryan Czibez, Meg Drinkwater, Erin Gardner, Arthur HashDylan McManusRyder Richards, Stacy Jo Scott, Shawn Spangler, and Jonathan Whitfill

Ctrl + P is curated by Anna Walker and organized by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.


This exhibition would not be possible without the support of the NC Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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Programming and Special Events:

The Materiality of Sound: What Can Craft Learn from the Sound Industry?
A Conversation with Negativland co-founder Mark Hosler 
May 29, 2014, 6pm

The Revolution is Now
Curator Anna Walker discusses the potential of 3D printing for artistic production tomorrow with the visionaries for 3D printing in North Carolina today, including MoJo Coworking, Center for Design Innovation, and artist Ryan Buyssens.
August 14, 2014, 6pm

3D Printing Week
Drop in during our 3D Printing Week for an exclusive chance to watch 3D printing in action.
August 12-16, 2014, 12pm – 2pm daily


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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