Press Releases

Report on the Working Artist

CHF Discovers Secret Sauce for Visual Artists’ Entrepreneurial Success

The report is a comprehensive assessment of the circumstances, contributions, and needs of professional visual artists in the US, as well as a thorough examination of the ingredients necessary for their success.

Start up Art Fair

CHF Panel Presents “Artist as Entrepreneur: Becoming the CEO of your life”

CHF is bringing its message of artist empowerment to stARTup Art Fair Houston with a panel on October 12, 2019.

New Advisory Board Members

CHF Adds Two New Advisory Board Members

CHF is excited to announce that two wonderful new artworld luminaries are joining the Fund’s advisory board – noted artist Camilla Webster and curator Valeray Francisco.

Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurial Training in Virginia for Pro Artists

CHF Announces Virginia Art-Business Conference

Join The Clark Hulings Fund in Virginia Nov 7-9 for 1 day of dialogue about the art industry and 2 days of high-level Art-Business training for artists.

3rd Annual Art Business Conference

CHF Announces Its 3rd Annual Art-Business Conference in Santa Fe

This three-day event will feature high-level presentations and interactive sessions designed to educate and support artists in becoming self-sustaining entrepreneurs.

hriving Art Exchange - Virtual Town Hall

CHF Presents A Thriving Art Exchange Virtual Town Hall

TAE brings together the art world’s various players to engage in constructive dialogue, structured brainstorms, and honest debates about the future of the visual art industry, locally, regionally, and nationally.

Artist as CEO

CHF Panel Presents “Artists Taking Charge of Their Business”

CHF has organized this panel to discuss how artists can take charge of their business in today’s art market.

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.

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.

Art-Business Conference Fort Lauderdale

CHF Announces Its Art-Business Conference in Fort Lauderdale

Topics will include building an action plan, creating a brand story, rocking their portfolio, multiplying revenue streams, pricing for profit, selling art online effectively, building a strong support team, squashing resistance, sales strategies, and much more.

Think Big—It's Your Career Presentation by Elizabeth Hulings

CHF Brings Artist Empowerment to Figurative Art Convention & Expo

Clark Hulings Fund Executive Director Elizabeth Hulings’ talk, entitled “Think Big! It’s Your Career,” takes place at 2:30 pm and CHF Events Director Carolyn Edlund will speak on how artists can “Rock Your Portfolio” at 3:40 pm.

Helping to Push - Bas-Relief

“Helping to Push” at the 10th Annual American Masters Show

An unprecedented collaboration, which includes both artists’ signatures, is quintessential Goodacre interpreting Hulings at the height of his powers.

Art is a Busines and Artists Should Run It (2)

Opening Event Announced for CHF’s Art-Business Summit in Dallas

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists to Host Art Business Congress at Turner House: Opening Event for Weekend Dallas Summit September 7-9, 2018 Noted Organization’s Inaugural Business Congress and […]

Business Accelerator Workshop: Communications for Artists

Business Accelerator Application Announced

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists will begin accepting applications for its 2019 Business Accelerator Program, an intensive year-long course of business study for professional working artists. (July)

Dallas TX art business summit

Dallas-Fort Worth Art Business Summit Announced

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists announces their next Art Business Summit, in Dallas-Fort Worth, September 7-9th. “Conquer the Changing Marketplace” is a learning opportunity for artists who want to take charge of their careers. (June)

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“Artist as Entrepreneur: Becoming the CEO of Your Life” Panel at stARTup Art Fair

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists is bringing their message of artist empowerment to stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles with a panel entitled “Artist as Entrepreneur: Becoming the CEO of Your Life” on January 28, 2018 (January)

Mightier Marketing hinges on your brand story.

“Mightier Marketing for Visual Artists” Presentation at Artexpo New York

The Clark Hulings Fund’s marketing and education director will give a presentation at Artexpo New York entitled “Mightier Marketing for Visual Artists” on April 20, 2018 (April)

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Second Annual Art Business Summit Announced

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists and Arts Business Institute announce the Second Annual Art Business Summit in Santa Fe, NM, set for April 6-7, 2018 (December)

Year Two of Business-Development Forum for Professional Visual Artists

Year Two of Business-Development Forum for Professional Visual Artists

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) has chosen thirteen artist fellows for its 2018 Business Accelerator Program (November)

Business-Development Forum for Professional Visual Artists

Business-Development Forum for Professional Visual Artists

Hosted by The Clark Hulings Fund and Windows to the Divine® (June)

$1 Million Gift from the Gross Family Foundation

$1 Million Gift from the Gross Family Foundation

In Memory of Influential Photojournalist Doug Pensinger to Provide Career and Business Development Assistance for Photographers (January)

CHF Names 20 Artist Fellows for 2017 Business Accelerator Program

CHF Names 20 Artist Fellows for 2017 Business Accelerator Program

Designated Artists To Receive Free Tuition for the Fund’s Intensive Educational Program, Which Features Tailored Business Training and Expertise

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Glenna Goodacre’s Final New Work Will Benefit CHF

New Bronze Represents An Unprecedented Collaboration Between Goodacre and the late master realist painter Clark Hulings

Applications Open for Business Accelerator Program

Applications Open for Business Accelerator Program

National nonprofit provides artists with customized business training, direct financial assistance, tools, and one-on-one support to help them take charge of their careers and make their businesses self-sustaining.