Fall 2015 Juror: Stephanie Moore
Stephanie Moore is the Executive Director of The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD). During the last four years she engaged the board and staff in critical discussions that paved the way for CCCD's relocation to downtown Asheville in 2014, as well as strengthened and expanding programs. Prior to joining the CCCD, Moore was the Director of Visual Arts for VSA, an affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, for 18 years. While in this post she was responsible for providing the overall direction and production of all visual arts exhibitions and activities at a national level. Moore launched the first-ever Artists Registry for artists with disabilities in 1992, founded an emerging artist program supported by Volkswagen Group of America and a VSA apprenticeship for filmmakers through Silverdocs, as well as providing oversight for the statewide career forums in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. Moore curated over 40 exhibitions including Revealing Culture, a groundbreaking exhibition held at the Smithsonian Institution's International Gallery and designed by Michael Graves & Associates. Moore earned a BA in art history and studio art from James Madison University and an MA in museum studies/nonprofit management and the art of underrepresented cultures from George Washington University.