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CENTER FOR CRAFT awarded a total of ten, $10,000 Project Grants – OPENING RECEPTION

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Date(s) - 01/19/2018 - 07/28/2018
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The Center for Craft

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January 19 – July 28, 2018

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Friday, January 19, 5-8pm

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Windgate Fellowship, the Center for Craft awarded a total of ten, $10,000 Project Grants. This exhibition showcases how the next generation of craft artists used their funds to explore scale, installation, and community practice.

Artists: Andrea Donnelly (Richmond, VA), Josh Copus (Marshall, NC), Dustin Farnsworth (Montreal, QC), Brian Fleetwood (La Mesilla, NM), Ani Geragosian (Salem, MA), Adam Ledford (Philadelphia, PA), Rebecca Manson (Bedford Hills, NY), Rachel Mauser (Louisville, KY), Aaron McIntosh (Richmond, VA), and Mark Reigelman II (Brooklyn, NY).

Brian Fleetwood

We have many engaging events scheduled in conjunction with our new exhibition, Scale Up: 10 Years, 10 Fellows, 10 Projects. All events are free and open to the public (suggested donation $3-5). Registration recommended, drop-ins welcome. 

Events are held at the Center for Craft, located at 67 Broadway Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801. (map)

Additional events, information and registration coming soon. Check our website or Facebook for updated event information.

Opening Reception
Friday, January 19, 5-8 p.m.

Artist Talk: Brian Fleetwood
Friday, February 9, 6:30 p.m.

Scale Up Family Fun Day
Saturday, February 17 2-5 p.m.
Recommended for children 5+ and their families.

Salon Series: Book Discussion, The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
Saturday, March 24, 4 p.m.

Artist Talk: Ani Geragosian
Thursday, March 29, 6:30 p.m.

Family Program: Site Exploration
Thursday, April 5, 3–5 p.m.
Recommended for children 9+ and their families.

Artist Talk: Adam Ledford
Friday, May 11, 6:30 p.m.

Scale Up is curated and organized by The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design. The Windgate Fellowship is administered by The Center for Craft and supported by the Windgate Fund at the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. The Center for Craft is supported in part by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Exhibition programming is supported in part by Sara and Bill Morgan.


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