Center for Craft 25th anniversary logo in red
Center for Craft 25th anniversary logo in red

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May 18, 2021

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Ten Emerging Craft Artists to Receive a Total of $150,000

Center for Craft Announces the 2021 Windgate-Lamar Fellows

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Courtesy of Tessa Fontaine

October 18, 2021

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Meet a Maker Monday: Tessa Fontaine

"Don't try so hard to figure it all out right now. Say yes to everything that comes your way."

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Black Box Photography

November 18, 2020

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Virtual Events With Center for Craft Grant Recipients

The Center's past grant & fellowship recipients are conducting, participating in, and organizing virtual events. We've gathered them here.

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A graphic for the Center for Craft 25th Anniversary that reads, "Center for Craft, Celebrating twenty-five years of advancing craft"

May 13, 2021

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Center for Craft launches 25th Anniversary with Virtual Benefit on May 26

Spotlighting internationally renowned ceramicist Magdalene Odundo and Craft Futures Award Honoree Michael Sherrill

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Breana Hendricks

2017 Windgate Fellowship recipient and ceramicist Breana Hendricks used her $15,000 grant to travel, expanding her historical research, while further developing her skills in making.

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The Center for Craft and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to share the Asheville Arts Market Study, an analysis of the Art Market Survey conducted in Winter/Spring 2018 to assess affordable housing and space needs for Asheville’s creatives, including artists, makers, performers, musicians, writers, designers, etc.

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Warren Wilson College MA in Craft Studies Program

In January, graduate students from Warren Wilson College’s MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies program were in residence at the Center for Craft in downtown Asheville, NC. Housed in the Center for Craft’s lower level “Ideation Lab,” the winter residency inspired productive conversations that reflected the students’ physical surroundings; ideas were built collaboratively starting at a ground-level.

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The Center selects three curatorial teams to fully develop and mount their proposed exhibition in the Center’s gallery, located in Asheville, North Carolina.

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The Center for Craft is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Craft Research Fund grants. This year 11 organizations, curators, scholars, and graduate students will receive a total of $98,771 to support craft-centered research, exhibitions, catalogs, and projects in the United States.

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