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  • Jake Benson
    ... merovingian11@yahoo.com.
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 30, 2002
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      > Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 09:01:57 -0500
      > From: Peter Verheyen <verheyen@...>
      > Subject: Craft Questions - A Survey
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      merovingian11@....

      > Dear List,<br><br>
      > I am Design student at Carnegie Mellon University, and<br>
      > I am doing a research project about craft.<br>
      > Specifically, I am interested in the people who are<br>
      > practicing crafts right now, their backgrounds, what<br>
      > they studied, what they've done to get where they are,<br>
      > and what makes their craft different (or not<br>
      > different!) from art and design.<br><br>
      > If you consider yourself an artist, craftsperson, or<br>
      > designer, and you could take a few minutes to answer<br>
      > some of the following questions, it would help me out<br>
      > a lot! <br><br>
      > <b>Please send responses off-list to:<br>
      > merovingian11@....<br><br>
      > </b>Thank you very much for your help!<br><br>
      > Lisa Beiter<br>
      > Communication Design<br>
      > Carnegie Mellon University<br><br>
      > ---------------<br>
      > Name:<br>
      > Craft/Profession:<br>
      > Would you mind being quoted? Y or N<br><br>
      > 1. Describe your education. What kind of training in<br>
      > art or design did you get? Did you attend college?<br>
      > Where? What was your major?<br><br>
      > 2. What were your career objectives post-college (or<br>
      > post-highschool)? If they changed, at what point did<br>
      > they change?<br><br>
      > 3. What kind of early jobs did you hold? Were they<br>
      > related to art/design/craft?<br><br>
      > 4. Describe what you do for a living now.<br><br>
      > 5. In your opinion, what is the difference between<br>
      > art, design, and craft?<br><br>
      > 6. What sort of skills are necessary for your craft?<br><br>
      > 7. Do you consider yourself a craftsperson? An artist?<br>
      > A designer? A teacher? All of the above? None of the<br>
      > above?<br><br>
      > 8. If you could change something about your career,<br>
      > your early career path, or your education, what would<br>
      > it be?<br><br>
      > 9. What would you say to other people considering your<br>
      > craft as a career choice?<br><br>
      > 10. What makes your craft "contemporary"? How do you<br>
      > think your craft will fare in the future? Is it slowly<br>
      > fading out? Is it becoming stronger?<br><br>
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      > End of GBW Digest - 26 Mar 2002 to 29 Mar 2002 (#2002-53)
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    • Jake Benson
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 30, 2002
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        >
        > From: Lisa Beiter <merovingian11@...>
        > Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 05:44:02 -0800

        > PLEASE REPLY OFF LIST.
        >
        > Dear List,
        >
        > I am Design student at Carnegie Mellon University, and
        > I am doing a research project about craft.
        > Specifically, I am interested in the people who are
        > practicing crafts right now, their backgrounds, what
        > they studied, what they've done to get where they are,
        > and what makes their craft different (or not
        > different!) from art and design.
        >
        > If you consider yourself an artist, craftsperson, or
        > designer, and you could take a few minutes to answer
        > some of the following questions, it would help me out
        > a lot! Please send responses off-list to
        > merovingian11@....
        >
        > Thank you very much for your help!
        >
        > Lisa Beiter
        > Communication Design
        > Carnegie Mellon University
        >
        > ---------------
        > Name:
        > Craft/Profession:
        > Would you mind being quoted? Y or N
        >
        > 1. Describe your education. What kind of training in
        > art or design did you get? Did you attend college?
        > Where? What was your major?
        >
        > 2. What were your career objectives post-college (or
        > post-highschool)? If they changed, at what point did
        > they change?
        >
        > 3. What kind of early jobs did you hold? Were they
        > related to art/design/craft?
        >
        > 4. Describe what you do for a living now.
        >
        > 5. In your opinion, what is the difference between
        > art, design, and craft?
        >
        > 6. What sort of skills are necessary for your craft?
        >
        > 7. Do you consider yourself a craftsperson? An artist?
        > A designer? A teacher? All of the above? None of the
        > above?
        >
        > 8. If you could change something about your career,
        > your early career path, or your education, what would
        > it be?
        >
        > 9. What would you say to other people considering your
        > craft as a career choice?
        >
        > 10. What makes your craft "contemporary"? How do you
        > think your craft will fare in the future? Is it slowly
        > fading out? Is it becoming stronger?
        >
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