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  • 2016 Windgate Fellowship Awards

    Now in its eleventh year, the Windgate Fellowship Award continues to be one of the most prestigious and sought-after awards for emerging craft artists in America. Each year more than 100 universities from across the United States are invited to nominate two graduating seniors with exemplary skill to apply for a fellowship award of $15,000 to support a project that will further their careers and contribute to the advancement of the field. Ten fellowships are awarded each year.

    The 2016 Windgate Fellowship award cycle is now open, applications are by invitation only. Each participating university can nominate up to two students per year. Students interested in applying should contact their advisor to check if their school is participating in the program.

    If you work for an accredited institution with a strong art, craft or design program and are interested in participating, please contact Anna Helgeson, Grants and Office Coordinator at for further information.

    Application Schedule:

    November 18: Nominations due from schools
    December 1: Applications open to students on SlideRoom
    February 6 (12 am EST): Applications due
    April 2016: 2016 Windgate Fellows announced

    To view work by previously awarded Fellows, please see ‘Past Windgate Awards’ on the left-hand column of the page.


    CCCD Announces Plans for Creative Campus in Downtown Asheville

    TDA TPDF Grant sought to support conference facility and event space  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2015 Asheville, NC – In January 2014, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) relocated to downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Since that time, the national nonprofit organization has opened its headquarters to serve as a creative hub for residents and visitors […]


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