CCCD collaborates with many organizations and individuals on its programs.  Regionally, CCCD works closely with Warren Wilson College, Haywood Community College, UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University and Western Carolina University to encourage student involvement and participation in our programs.  Nationally, CCCD works with museums, universities, artists and other art organizations to offer lectures, panel discussions and exhibitions in Western North Carolina.

Internationally, the CCCD has a partnership with The Craft Studies Centre (CSC), located in Farnham, England and affiliated with The University of Creative Arts.  The CSC is a research center with an acclaimed collection including modern and contemporary calligraphy, ceramics, textiles furniture and wood as well as makers' diaries, working notes and photographs dating from the 1920s.  The CSC hosts exhibitions and gallery talks and has a resource library.

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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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