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CHF Florida Panel

CHF Gets South Florida Talking Art Business

These amazing women led a spirited discussion that covered a lot of ground, including how to find public art and grant opportunities; getting involved with south Florida’s local gallery scene; and making art fairs work for you.

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Lock Down Your Rights to Your Own Art—Emily Danchuk, Esq.

“If you don’t file a copyright application in a timely fashion you pay a very, very significant price. […] Artists really need to copyright their works I would say, immediately.”

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Comrades in Art—Accelerator Fellows Stick Together

Again and again, our Fellows cite their relationships with each other as a highlight of the program. Become a member of our Digital Learning Portal and start finding your tribe today.

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Elaine Grogan Luttrull—Making Budgets Exciting

Financial management is exciting. Yes, we mean it. At first glance, you may not associate exhilaration with the process of generating a budget, monitoring expenses, tracking invoices, and planning your […]

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Blake Conroy—Grow Your Art Business Through Collaboration

Artist Blake Conroy captures the complexity and uniqueness of our natural world. In this interview, Blake explains how his art business has been boosted through his collaborations with other artists.

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Make the Gig Economy Work for You—Angela Heath

“If you always give more than you ask, then networking is effective.”

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Getting to Emerging Artist Status and Beyond—Bonnie Clearwater

“There are so many platforms now for an artist living in obscure or out-of-the way places to get their work out and be seen.”

Art Licensing Microlearning

Leverage Your Art Through Licensing

Licensing is very common, and it can be big business. CHF Education Director Carolyn Edlund explains how it works and how to determine if it’s right for you.

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Calling Artist-Entrepreneurs to Our Nation’s Capital

If you’re a visual artist in the mid-Atlantic US, drive your art career forward at CHF’s metro DC Art-Business Conference, March 23rd -24th at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Accelerator Fellows!

For two years, we’ve worked closely with the 12 talented visual artists in our Art-Business Accelerator. Through monthly workshops, labs, small-group meetings, and one-on-one customized support, we’ve pushed our senior-level […]

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An Inspiring Weekend of Art-Business Learning in Florida

Thank you, Broward County, for co-hosting CHF’s latest Art-Business Conference, and to our event sponsor Wells Fargo. We’re also grateful to the artists who traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for what proved […]

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Rickie Leiter—Connecting Florida’s Art Community

Rickie’s free online publication features artist stories, helpful tips, upcoming art events, and calls to artists and artisans for both juried and non-juried shows.

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We’ve Built a Learning Community for Artist-Entrepreneurs

If you’re still going it alone and digging through a mish-mash of help videos and course-selling sites, you can stop that now. Artists now have a place to acquire essential entrepreneurial skills AND connect with other artists.

Time Management

Manage Your Time Effectively by Decluttering Your Work Life

This process is about decluttering your life, not adding more “to-do’s.” Make one small change at a time and be patient with yourself. Enjoy your freedom!

2019 Fellows

CHF Announces 16 Artist Fellows 2019 Art-Business Accelerator

“This year’s group of applicants was very diverse, in terms of medium, style, genre, stage of career, business model, interests, background, and location. It was a really broad, fascinating group, which made for a competitive and exciting selection process,” said Elizabeth Hulings, CHF’s director.

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CHF Selects the Newest Class of Accelerator Fellows

After poring over all of the applications, we are thrilled to name the 16 visual artists who will be joining our 2019 Art-Business Accelerator program in January. It was extremely […]

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Leverage Your Non-Art Expertise for a Career Blueprint—Kristin LeVier

Kristin makes work at the intersection of art and science that connects us to the “extraordinary, strange beauty of the natural world.”

From Dreams to Milestones

Break Down Your Business Goals into Actionable Steps

From dreams to milestones, CHF Education Director Daniel DiGriz helps you work backwards from your big dreams to the specific objectives, milestones, and tasks that will help you achieve them.

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The Thriving Artist™ Podcast is a Portable Business Education

Strike up the band. Let there be dancing. We just passed 60K, and the cake won’t hold all the candles!

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Adapting To New Markets by Redefining Genres—CHF Interviews Mian Situ

In this interview, Situ discusses the differing approaches to art education in the East and the West, and how an artist’s passion for his work can affect its saleability.

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell is a nationally recognized painter of figures, landscapes, and still lifes, and his work often depicts themes from his Florida upbringing.

CHF Santa Fe Event

The CHF “Road Show”: Coming to a City Near You

Everything CHF stands for can be understood from what we’re doing on the ground in locations all over the US.

DC Art Business Conference

CHF Announces Art-Business Conference in the Washington DC Metro Area

Scheduled for March 23 and 24, 2019, the two-day conference is co-sponsored by Artists & Makers Studios, an art center complex dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals.

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Building a Community of Artists—CHF Interviews Judith HeartSong

Judith discusses the benefits of working in a cooperative gallery environment, and suggests ways that artists can connect with their peers and other art-industry experts.

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