Virtualizing art fairs, including SWAIA, are cost-effective, equitable, and set up artists for success into the future.
Art Business Professional
Networking in the Virtualizing Art World: How to Adapt in the Best Way Possible
Word of mouth networking is not disappearing entirely, but artists are discovering that they must be able to do it all—virtually and in-person.
Four Ways to Build Your Art-Business During Uncertain Times
You CAN build a thriving art-business during a pandemic, and it might actually be easier to do so with the increased digital resources at this time.
Black Lives Matter in the Art & Business Worlds
How does economic inequality stemming from systemic racism play out in the arts ecosystem? The kind of entrepreneurial training we do at CHF is part of the solution.
Build Your Own Future With Or Without The Establishment
“It takes years of putting lots of lines in the water.” Pop artist Ashley Longshore discusses guts, strategy, and other lessons learned as a leading artist-entrepreneur.
Virtual Market, Real Artists, Strong Economic Impact
SWAIA & CHF are working together to showcase hundreds of Native American artists as the Santa Fe Indian Market pivots to virtual this year.
Unleashing an Economic Powerhouse: CHF’s 2019 Annual Report
CHF’s 2019 Annual Report includes a description of our programs, stats from 2019, and direct commentary by artists on how we moved the needle for them.
Lockdown: Artists Double Down on Building Robust Businesses and Self-Help Networks
It’s a timely moment to hear from Cornelia Carey and Carrie Cleveland from CERF+, a leading nonprofit focused on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide.
An Art World Paradigm Shift—CHF Interviews Dave Geada
Up until now, these technologies have served particular niches or been passed over as curiosities by most us. The pandemic has changed all that.
Remembering Glenna Goodacre
A supporter of CHF, world-class bronze sculptor Glenna Goodacre passed away from natural causes on Monday, April 13th.
Artists in Residence
CHF is keeping pace by increasing our curriculum to meet the demand. Recent articles include Director’s View, Storytelling, and the CARES act.
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.
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.
These Artists Graduated Training But are Entrepreneurs for Life
“It was a total mind-shift this year. There is a market for what I want to do, and I am selling. There are buyers for the subject matter that I want to paint.”
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.”