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Year-end Fundraiser

Inspired by the success of CHF’s Giving Tuesday campaign, it has launched an end-of-year fundraising campaign. Funds will be used to add substantial capability and content to the Clark Hulings Fund Learning […]

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Santa Fe Art Business Summit

Attend this two-day Business Summit hosted by Bridges to Santa Fe and the Art Business Institute for only $295. If you are an artist or an arts educator, you won’t […]

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CHF Receives $1 Million Gift and Issues Matching Challenge

At the very end of 2016, CHF received a $1 million donation from the William and Sue Gross Family Foundation to support the work of the Pensinger Photography Fund, the newest wing of […]

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Accelerating the Business of Art

Congratulations to “Famous New Media Artist” Jeremy Bailey and his team on establishing the Lean Artist business accelerator. Lean Artist funds early-stage startups by investing 3,000 Euros in 10 artists. […]

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On Our Easel – December 9, 2016

Here are some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel over the past month: ANNOUNCING CHF’s CLASS OF 2017. We are proud to present the 20 artists we’ve selected to become our 2017 […]

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On Our Easel – October 24, 2016

Here are some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel over the past few weeks: DOWN WITH DEPENDENCY! “We must overwrite years of negative programming designed to convince [artists] that they’re […]

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On Our Easel – October 5, 2016

Here are some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel over the past month: GETTING PUBLIC COMMISSIONS. How can artists break into the often-closed world of public commissions? In our latest artist […]

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On Our Easel – September 8, 2016

Here are some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel over the past month: WALKING THE WALK. With the unveiling of the expanded Clark Hulings archives, the late painter’s estate offers a […]

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Newly Unveiled Clark Hulings Archives Serve as a Model for Visual Artists

On August 31, 2016, the new and expanded Clark Hulings archives was officially unveiled. This comprehensive collection—which covers the work, history, personal experiences, and insights of the renowned American painter—is now publicly […]

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CHF’s Business Accelerator Program Makes Headlines

CHF made news this week. Our Business Accelerator Program was featured at length by Inside Philanthropy in an article entitled, “Details, Details: The Fund Helping Artists Boost Their Business Acumen.” The online publication covers […]

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On Our Easel – August 5, 2016

Here are some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel over the past two weeks: SUCCESS IS A NUMBERS GAME. Coach Rahti Gorfien tells artists they need to pick up the phone […]

CHF Invites Visual Artists to Apply for its 2017 Business Accelerator Program

On September 1st, 2016, CHF will begin accepting applications for its 2017 Business Accelerator Program, which helps visual artists learn how to better manage their businesses so that they can be financially […]

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On Our Easel – July 22, 2016

Here are some of the things we’ve been working on over the past two weeks: DEBUNKING THE ART INDUSTRY’S MYTHS. In an engaging Q&A, Daniel DiGriz, the fund’s marketing and educational director, talks […]

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On Our Easel – July 7, 2016

Here are some of the things we’ve been working on over the past few weeks: THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF THE COLLECTOR. Our latest e-learning podcast featured Tim Newton, CHF board member and director […]

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On Our Easel – June 10, 2016

Check out some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel these past two weeks: CHF-FUNDED SHOW OPENS IN NJ. On June 4th, the Montclair Art Museum celebrated the opening of an exhibition that CHF […]

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CHF-Funded Exhibition Opens at the Montclair Art Museum

“I’ve ventured into an area where sculpture could kill you,” said artist and CHF grant recipient Dannielle Tegeder, and her audience laughed nervously, stealing glances up at the large-scale (and sharp-edged) mobile that dangled […]

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On Our Easel – May 28, 2016

Check out some of the things that have been on CHF’s easel these past two weeks: ACCELERATOR WORKSHOPS TAKE OFF. On May 19th, we launched the pilot of our Business Accelerator Program workshops for visual artists. The first […]

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On Our Easel – May 12, 2016

Here are a few of the things that have been on CHF’s easel this week: NOTHING TO LOSE BUT YOUR CHAINS. In her latest column, Director Elizabeth Hulings urged artists to become the CEOs […]

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CHF Announces its New Business Accelerator Workshops for Visual Artists

We are proud to announce the launch of an innovative pilot program that will offer visual artists free targeted business training and expertise. CHF’s Business Accelerator Workshops have been designed […]

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On Our Easel – April 30, 2016

Here are a few of the things that have been on CHF’s easel this week: PAYING TRIBUTE TO A TRAILBLAZER. Natalie Baumgartner, our educational coordinator and a Minneapolis resident, commemorated Prince—not just for his musical talent […]

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On Our Easel – April 14, 2016

At CHF, we teach visual artists that successful businesses operate transparently, engaging in clear and consistent communication with their customers and other audiences. With “On Our Easel,” a new feature on the news section of […]

CHF 2015 Annual Report

CHF 2015 Annual Report

View our just-released 2015 Annual Report for highlights of last year’s achievements, including: Our largest group of grant recipients ever The launch of our educational podcast series Our expanded e-learning portal Free […]

Announcing Our 2015 Business Accelerator Grant Winners

Announcing Our 2015 Business Accelerator Grant Winners

As a part of our initiative to support working artists build thriving businesses, the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists announced our 2015 Business Accelerator Grant recipients and finalists on […]

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Anatomy of the Business Accelerator Grant for Artists

An accelerator lets you lay on the gas and move your career forward. The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists’ Business Accelerator Grant lets you take control of your business and drive […]