The Virtual Edition of The Santa Fe Indian Market offers an atmosphere of delight and awe at a time when most of us are cooped up in our own worlds of social distance.
Selling Art for Social Change
When you buy a painting, your contribution shows support for the artist, what the art stands for, and the system under which the art is sold.
A World Alive with Possibilities for Artists: SWAIA Virtual Market & Beyond
We’re opening up even richer opportunities for learning and collaboration for visual artists & makers—and the organizations that serve them.
How Education Begets Inspiration, Even in a Pandemic
When artists are comfortable navigating the market, confidence grows, fostering the internal motivation that drives creativity, and providing a roadmap for a sustainable career.
Procuring in Pajamas: The Advantages of Virtual Art Fairs
Virtualizing art fairs, including SWAIA, are cost-effective, equitable, and set up artists for success into the future.
Networking in the Virtualizing Art World: How to Adapt in the Best Way Possible
Word of mouth networking is not disappearing entirely, but artists are discovering that they must be able to do it all—virtually and in-person.
Four Ways to Build Your Art-Business During Uncertain Times
You CAN build a thriving art-business during a pandemic, and it might actually be easier to do so with the increased digital resources at this time.
Black Lives Matter in the Art & Business Worlds
How does economic inequality stemming from systemic racism play out in the arts ecosystem? The kind of entrepreneurial training we do at CHF is part of the solution.
Creativity is Leading the Way
We hope that art and artists will unleash the power of creative expression to make bold statements with new work to replace or contextualize the symbols of hatred, racism, and war.
Build Your Own Future With Or Without The Establishment
“It takes years of putting lots of lines in the water.” Pop artist Ashley Longshore discusses guts, strategy, and other lessons learned as a leading artist-entrepreneur.
Virtual Market, Real Artists, Strong Economic Impact
SWAIA & CHF are working together to showcase hundreds of Native American artists as the Santa Fe Indian Market pivots to virtual this year.
Unleashing an Economic Powerhouse: CHF’s 2019 Annual Report
CHF’s 2019 Annual Report includes a description of our programs, stats from 2019, and direct commentary by artists on how we moved the needle for them.
Lockdown: Artists Double Down on Building Robust Businesses and Self-Help Networks
It’s a timely moment to hear from Cornelia Carey and Carrie Cleveland from CERF+, a leading nonprofit focused on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide.
An Art World Paradigm Shift—CHF Interviews Dave Geada
Up until now, these technologies have served particular niches or been passed over as curiosities by most us. The pandemic has changed all that.
Remembering Glenna Goodacre
A supporter of CHF, world-class bronze sculptor Glenna Goodacre passed away from natural causes on Monday, April 13th.