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Office Hours for Artist Entrepreneurs

First come, first served. Bring your questions, issues, trials, and barriers to overcome. It’s Office Hours for working artists! One of the features of CHF’s Art-Business Accelerator and Digital Learning …

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eBay and The Ingredients of a Successful Artrepreneur

  The problem with only telling artist stories is that we look for the trick, like the proverbial man behind the curtain, as in The Wizard of Oz. As long …

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Safety Nets are Dangerous

“If you would be reasonably satisfied doing something else for a living, then do that and paint on the weekends.” —Clark Hulings Primary-Care Perspective When my father was in his …

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Writing, Pitching, and Talking from the Middle

Your writing sucks. Your sales pitch is bland. And your speech, presentation, or workshop is underwhelming. Got your attention? My work in all of these categories has suffered the same …

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How Your Brand Story Translates to Sales

Do people “like” your art on Instagram but never buy a single one of your pieces? CHF’s Marketing Director Daniel DiGriz pinpoints the weak spots in the sales strategy and …

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Art Lights the Way

Art is pure. It is incandescent—the light with which we find our way through this dirty, often disheartening world. Our job on this planet is to uphold and expand the …

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Move Past Gimmicks to an Authentic Brand Story

How do you develop a story about your artwork, and communicate that story to the public? CHF’s Marketing Director Daniel DiGriz shares storytelling tools that will strengthen your brand and, …

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The Example of Clark Hulings – Build an Art Career You Love

Clark Hulings wanted to do specific things with his visual art. To succeed, he knew he had to be commercially successful, but that he couldn’t let others determine the shape of his career. It was on him to make his own blueprint for what he wanted.

Develop Your Core Brand Story

What does your art say to the public? Do you have a strong message that utilizes story structure to clearly convey why your work is important, and why people must …

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Nail Your Art Story: A Case For Putting Artist Statements in Story Format

Art with a story will consistently outsell art with no story. An art-story has three characters: the art, the artist, and the world. But how does that work, and how do we BUILD a story around our art practice?

The Philanthropic Investor, Philanthropic ROI, and a New Renaissance

It’s axiomatic that when an investor puts money into a business, they want to get that money back out along with some factor of growth. Warren Buffett defines investment as …

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Cook Better Sales Letters And You’ll Bring More People to the Table

You hear this phrase, “the art of the sales letter” and it sounds like there’s a magic formula, or that it can only be done by a guru. And yet, …

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