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How To Tell A Better Story and Be A Better Storyteller

How To Tell A Better Story and Be A Better Storyteller

We’re all constantly telling stories, and the choice to get better at it is the choice of whether or not you want to be in control of it.

CHF Emeritus Fellow Vanessa Diaz at work

It’s Time To Use Your Creative Intelligence

We’re in a new reality now. As we rebuild the ways we live and work, the people best positioned to do that are those who “admit” to being creative.

Rudi by Carrie Cook

Welcome The Executive Fellows of 2020

Please join us in supporting these five artists and wishing them well as they continue to implement their strategies to take their creative projects to the next level. Stay tuned for updates throughout the year.

Paula Ensign Painting

Remembering Paula Ensign

“Though shocked and saddened by Paula’s passing, one only has to look at her lighthearted and cheerful paintings to feel joy once again.”

Nadia Fairlamb with sander

An Economic Powerhouse Hiding In Plain Sight: The Creative Sector

Innovation and creativity will ensure our survival through our current crises, and are fundamental to human success—yet many hold onto the false belief that artists are incapable of leading us.

Stargazers, by James Moore

An Artist to Watch: 2019 Fellow James Moore

2019 Accelerator Fellow James Moore has had a particularly great year, with new contracts; he was named a finalist for a public art project in Sunnyvale, CA.

Instagram Training

Instagram the Artists’ Way—A Measured Approach that’s Actually Fun

If you choose Instagram as one of your handful of marketing channels that powerfully defines your brand as an artist, then choose to do it smart and fun!

Nina Nicole Abney image

Art As A Verb: Why We Need Art Now

As artists challenge institutions, reflect inconvenient truths, and build communities; the art world is realizing their viability is dependent on artists themselves.

Art and Science Work Best Together for Kristin LeVier

Fusing Two Passions is an Art—And a Science

Kristin LeVier exemplifies being a thriving artist by taking two of her passions and using them both to strengthen each other—and she isn’t the only one.

Sales Marketing Alignment

Getting Your Art-Business Project to Market—The Viability Shark Tank

Shark Tank is a reality TV show in which ambitious entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to the metaphorical “sharks”—five successful entrepreneurs who advanced their careers exponentially by turning some initial project …

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The Visit - Couple and Newcomer

Millennials Aren’t Killing The Art Industry

Whether they are using the app or not, more young people are looking to turn a quick profit from “art flipping.”

The Clark Hulings Fund | 2019's Art-Business Conference: Conquer the Changing Marketplace | Washington, D.C. | https://clarkhulingsfund.org/ | Photos by Kelly Heck Photography

The Results Are In: Art-Business Training Works

75% of artists increased their sales and marketing, tracked their sales more effectively, AND made more of their total income from making and selling art. Art-business training works.

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.

SantaFe Artist Taking Notes

Successful Art-Business Event in Santa Fe!

44 artists upped their game at our Santa Fe Art-Business Conference. You or an artist you know can still register for the November conference in Virginia!

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.