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Shake, Rattle & Roll

Disruption. It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot these days to describe companies that are changing the way business is done in the collaborative or “sharing” economy. The dictionary […]

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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 […]

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Rising Rents: The Ripple Effect For Artists and Communities

What happens when artists can no longer afford their studios? The question was raised in a recent New York Times article (“Priced Out of Brooklyn“), which described sculptor Gabriel Koren’s struggle […]

Pricing Your Art: What a Big Mac can Teach You About Value

Pricing Your Art: What a Big Mac can Teach You About Value

In college, I was fascinated to learn about the “Big Mac Index,” an economic index that tracked the price of McDonald’s famed sandwich in various countries around the world. (I’m […]


Money and Art: The Beautiful Paradox

Seth Godin recently wrote: “You can keep track of what you get in return, or you can make art.” As a great admirer of Seth Godin’s work, this quote stirred […]

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Time Out for a Coke

Well, it’s July. We have entered the second half of the year, and it’s time to review, adjust course and then spring back into action for the next six months. […]

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MoMA’s Wall

Beauty can be found even in a garbage cart and an old crone picking at her ultimate tooth   –  A Gallery of Paintings by Clark Hulings Casa Suecia, Clark Hulings 1968 […]

June 2015 Clark Hulings Fund newsletter

It Takes A Village…

It’s midsummer, one of my favorite times of the year. Everything is lush and green, the days are long and warm, and the markets are full of fresh produce (those […]

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Event Recap: Fresh Perspectives on Collecting Art: A Panel Discussion for Collectors and Arts Professionals

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 The Salmagundi Club, in partnership with The Clark Hulings Fund For Visual Artists, presented Fresh Perspectives on Collecting Art: A Panel Discussion for Collectors and […]

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Trending Values

In last week’s edition of Fine Art Today (the weekly e-newsletter of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine), editor Jeffrey Carlson reports on a new exhibit of works on paper at Portraits, Inc. […]

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It’s A New Day So Time For A New Way!

  Welcome to summer! I hope everyone had a lovely Memorial Day. May has been full of ups and downs for The Clark Hulings Fund (par for the course for […]


Applying for Grants and Other Opportunities

Artists today are faced with the problem of being more than just studio makers as the art world is increasingly professionalized. We often need press and promotion skills, writing talent, […]

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Tax Deductions You Might Be Able To Claim As A Professional Artist

Do you secretly (or loudly) dread this time of the year? Filing taxes is never fun, but it has to be done by all professionals, even if your income should […]

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Smile, You’re On…

Missed Connections Last week I attended two vastly different art world events, and they really got me thinking. The first was Art Advising 2.0 – Vertigo & Accountability, hosted by […]

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CHF 2014 Annual Report Available

View the 2014 Annual Report for highlights of recipients and their work, information about Collector Salons, and a panel about the legal side of art collecting. We’ll go over applications, visits, social, and […]

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Death of the Artist…

In his article for the Jan-Feb, 2015 issue of The Atlantic, “The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur,” William Deresiewics examines the concept of “artist” through […]

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Artists Can’t Survive As Saints and Martyrs

If you don’t receive You’ve Cott Mail newsletter, please sign up for it! No matter what area of The Arts interests you, or whether you’re an artist or not, his […]


Tax Court Ruling Is Seen as a Victory for Artists

If you say you are an artist, but you make little money from selling your art, can your work be considered a profession in the eyes of the Internal Revenue […]


Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds

LIKE vodka and fun-house mirrors and trips to Japan, the Internet can make you feel bigger than you are. It persuades vitamin D-starved shut-ins to try their hand as webcam […]

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The Enduring Legacy of Clark Hulings

We were recently featured on The Huffington Post’s website in a piece written by artist Brandon Kralik. What a honor! See below for a snippet of the article and click […]