The purpose of the Craft Research Fund is to advance, expand and support scholarship in United States.
For nearly ten years, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) has supported the expansion of craft scholarship in the United States by providing travel grants to craft scholars invited to speak at the annual College Art Association Conference.
CCCD is broadening this impact by offering grants of up to $500 to scholars invited to present craft-focused papers at any scholarly conference. Applications will be accepted year-round for bi-annual review.
Fall 2014 Craft Research Fund Travel Grant Recipients:
Rose Bouthillier, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
To present “Looking at the Thing Meant to be Held: Reading the Functional Ceramics of Kirk Mangus” at the College Art Association Conference.
Diana Greenwold, Ph.D. candidate in 19th and 20th Century Fine and Decorative Arts, University of California, Berkeley
To present “Following the Thread: Renaissance Italian Lace and Embroidery and the Scuola d’Industrie Italiane, 1905-1927” at the College Art Association Conference.
James Herring, Exhibitions Manager/Designer, Patricia & Philip Frost Museum
To present “Studio Pottery and the Evolution of American Mingei in a 21st Century Context” at the College Art Association Conference.
Sarah Parrish, Ph.D. Candidate in the History of Art & Architecture, Boston University
To present “From Collectives to Corporations: Sheila Hicks’s Fiber Commissions, 1964-1977” at the College Art Association Conference.
The next deadline is April 30th, 2015.
For more information and to apply please visit: craftcreativitydesign.slideroom.com
Asheville, NC – Opening at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s (CCCD) Benchspace Gallery & Workshop, January 30, 2015, Loving After Lifetimes of All This is an exhibition exploring the intersections of craft, (self-)care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations.