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An Inspiring Weekend of Art-Business Learning in Florida

Thank you, Broward County, for co-hosting CHF’s latest Art-Business Conference, and to our event sponsor Wells Fargo. We’re also grateful to the artists who traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for what proved […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Accelerator Fellows!

For two years, we’ve worked closely with the 12 talented visual artists in our Art-Business Accelerator. Through monthly workshops, labs, small-group meetings, and one-on-one customized support, we’ve pushed our senior-level […]

Welcome

CHF Selects the Newest Class of Accelerator Fellows

After poring over all of the applications, we are thrilled to name the 16 visual artists who will be joining our 2019 Art-Business Accelerator program in January. It was extremely […]

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Connecting Florida’s Art Community—Rickie Leiter

Rickie’s free online publication features artist stories, helpful tips, upcoming art events, and calls to artists and artisans for both juried and non-juried shows.

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We’ve Built a Learning Community for Artist-Entrepreneurs

If you’re still going it alone and digging through a mish-mash of help videos and course-selling sites, you can stop that now. Artists now have a place to acquire essential entrepreneurial skills AND connect with other artists.

Time Management

Manage Your Time Effectively by Decluttering Your Work Life

This process is about decluttering your life, not adding more “to-do’s.” Make one small change at a time and be patient with yourself. Enjoy your freedom!

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.

Jefferson Memorial

Calling Artist-Entrepreneurs to Our Nation’s Capital

If you’re a visual artist in the mid-Atlantic US, drive your art career forward at CHF’s metro DC Art-Business Conference, March 23rd -24th at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, […]

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The Thriving Artist™ Podcast is a Portable Business Education

Strike up the band. Let there be dancing. We just passed 60K, and the cake won’t hold all the candles!

New Marketplace, Yunnan, China by Mian Situ

Adapting To New Markets by Redefining Genres—CHF Interviews Mian Situ

In this interview, Situ discusses the differing approaches to art education in the East and the West, and how an artist’s passion for his work can affect its saleability.

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell is a nationally recognized painter of figures, landscapes, and still lifes, and his work often depicts themes from his Florida upbringing.

CHF Santa Fe Event

The CHF “Road Show”: Coming to a City Near You

Everything CHF stands for can be understood from what we’re doing on the ground in locations all over the US.

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Building a Community of Artists—CHF Interviews Judith HeartSong

Judith discusses the benefits of working in a cooperative gallery environment, and suggests ways that artists can connect with their peers and other art-industry experts.

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Counting Down to Our Florida Art-Business Conference – February 1 & 2

Attention, Florida-area artists: Equip yourself to thrive at our upcoming Art-Business Conference in Fort Lauderdale. Develop tangible business goals, come up with a plan for achieving them, and connect with your […]

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Hear Ye, Florida-area Artists: Don’t Miss This Opportunity

On February 1st – 2nd, we’re bringing our Art-Business Conference to Fort Lauderdale. This is your chance to get out of the studio, meet other working artists, and learn how to […]

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All Roads Lead Artists to Our Nation’s Capital This March

If you’re a visual artist in the mid-Atlantic US, drive your art career forward at CHF’s metro DC Art-Business Conference, March 23rd -24th at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, […]

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Head South to Florida This Winter For Our Next Art-Business Conference

Don’t miss the boat! If you’re a professional working artist, this is your opportunity to conquer the rapidly changing marketplace, and equip yourself to thrive by attending CHF’s Ft. Lauderdale […]

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Metro Washington DC Artists: Transform Your Art Career at This Pivotal Learning Event

Build your action plan, nail your brand story, and multiply your revenue streams. These are just a few of the topics we’ll be covering at our metro DC Art-Business Conference, […]

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Our Digital Portal Features an Online Learning Community

What if there were a central, comprehensive art-industry resource that you could access 24/7 from anywhere in the world? And what if that resource instantly connected you to a community […]

25% off for Giving Tuesday

Save Big at CHF From Black Friday Through Giving Tuesday

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, CHF is giving back to visual artists all holiday weekend long. Use our coupon code GIVE25 now to get a 25% discount on all of our […]

Skyline Art Prints

Adding Reproductions to Your Portfolio—CHF Interviews Neil Ganucheau

Neil walks artists through the scanning and printing process, and encourages them to include reproductions in the overall portfolio of products they can market.

Figurative Art Convention and Expo

CHF Leaders Speak in Miami on the Business of Art

Attention, figurative painters: Mark your calendars for the 2018 Figurative Art Convention & Expo (FACE), which takes place from November 7th – 10th in Miami, Florida. This immersive four-day event […]

Taylor's Creek by Donna Lee Nyzio

First-Ever Group Art Show Featuring CHF’s Fellows

Works available online! CHF debuted the first-ever group exhibition featuring pieces by our Art-Business Accelerator Fellows. The virtual show, which had its in-person opening in Santa Fe in late August, encompasses […]

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Transform Your Art Career at Our Upcoming Florida and Metro DC Conferences

Attention, working artists: Don’t get left behind in a rapidly changing marketplace! Equip yourself to thrive by attending one of CHF’s next Art-Business Conference. First, we’re headed to Fort Lauderdale, […]