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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Bench Space in Asheville, NC Presents Ceramic Artist Michael Strand from Fargo, North Dakota



Ex.Change - My Time for Your Time is a special exhibition and outreach project where participants can leverage their unique and personal efforts to create a greater impact within their community.

Ceramic artist, Professor and Head of Visual Arts at North Dakota State University, Michael Strand is inviting those in and around Asheville, North Carolina to complete five hours of volunteer work that can be Ex.Changed for one of his limited edition, handmade cups.

Strand will be in residence, 'minting' handmade cups at at CCCD's Benchspace Gallery & Workshop June 6 - 14, Tuesday - Saturday from 1 - 5 pm. 

A studio, 'bank', and store will be set up in the gallery June 5 - 27 for visitors to share stories, images, and videos of their efforts in exchange for handmade cups and currency created by the artist. A classifieds posting board will also be available for visitors to post their own skills and peruse community needs.

Want to get involved? Read their participation guide to learn how you can make a difference!

Opening Reception with Michael Strand Friday, June 4,

5-8 pm

Artist Talk with Michael Strand

Thursday,

June 11, 6:30 pm

67 Broadway Street
Asheville, NC, 28801

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