CRAFT RESEARCH FUND GRANTS

The Craft Research Fund advances, expands and supports research about craft in the United States.

GOALS

·  To support innovative research on critical issues in craft theory and history.

·  To explore the inter-relationship among craft, art, design and contemporary culture.

·  To foster new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field in the United States.

·  To advance investigation of neglected questions on craft history and criticism in the United States.

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WINDGATE FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

The Center awards graduating seniors each with $15,000 in the form of a Windgate Fellowship.

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WINDGATE MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS

The Center partners with museums to offer four Windgate Museum Internships for either graduate or undergraduate students who are aspiring craft curators.  Interns work closely with museum staff on a craft collection, exhibition, or research project designed specifically for the internship. Since 2006, the Center has awarded internships to 21 graduate and undergraduate students from 10 museums including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. 

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RECENT NEWS

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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