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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!

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Warhol and the West: Redefining a Genre—CHF Interviews Seth Hopkins

Think you know Western art? Read our interview with the Booth Museum’s Seth Hopkins, and learn more about its upcoming Warhol exhibition.

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Don’t Miss the Virginia Art-Business Conference!

The Virginia event starts with a Thriving Art Exchange, followed by two days of entrepreneurial training for artists, including how to develop a career blueprint.

The Thriving Artist Podcast Makes the Top Ten

The Thriving Artist™️ Podcast Makes the Top Ten

With over 90,000 downloads, we’ve reached listeners in 111 countries and all 50 states. Now we’ve made the top ten. Isn’t it time you tuned in and got inspired?

Artists are Solving Atomic-Level Problems—Cyndi Conn

Artists Are Solving Atomic-Level Problems—Cyndi Conn

“The arts are not just an amenity, they’re a critical function of society and a part of the fabric of social, cultural, and also economic life and livelihood for our country.”

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We’re a semifinalist for the 2019 Drucker Prize!

The first round of the Drucker prize focuses on finding associations that best meet Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation: “Change that creates a new dimension of performance”.

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Classical Skills for Modern Art Careers: The Case for Training and Tradition—Mandy Theis

“With the advent of Modernism, there was this idea that training would ruin your creativity.”

This winding road reflects the path traveled to gain success.

What the Heck Happens at These Things?

The central features of the CHF Art-Business Conference are: Accelerator Training for Professional Artists; The Thriving Art Exchange; and Continued Collaboration. Unlike a lot of conferences, this is not an annual, one and done event.

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Register Now for the Santa Fe Art-Business Conference

Taking place September 16, 17, and 18 at the Santa Fe Convention Center, this might be one of our best events yet.

Key Role of Artists in Transforming Our Communities

The Key Role of Artists in Transforming Our Communities—W.C. Richardson

In this “Spotlight” interview with CHF Editorial Director Sofia Perez, Richardson discusses changes in the art industry, academia, and our culture at large, including the many ways that artists enrich our communities.

Writers Learn from Visual Artists

What Literary Artists Can Learn from Visual Artists

Visual artists cut a little straighter to the bone. They don’t have to obsess about the small stuff because if they can’t buy something they need, they’ll probably make it.

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It’s The Annual Report And We Are Thriving

Another year has gone by and the numbers are in: The Clark Hulings Fund has grown bigger and better. Our data shows that 100% of our Fellows are now clear […]

CHF Director Elizabeth Hulings

DC Area Artists Get Down to Business

As Elizabeth Hulings kicked off the first working session, “Blueprint Your Career,” she encouraged participants to shoot for a career goal in that sweet spot between achievable and quixotic. “You want to have butterflies in your stomach,” she said, “without feeling like you’re going to be sick.”

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Catch Up On The Latest Thriving Art Exchange

We did another Thriving Art Exchange on Monday, April 1st, but even if you missed it, you can get caught up online. Our colleagues in South Florida generously co-hosted our […]

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Creating and Disseminating Public Art Internationally—CHF Interviews Nina Colosi

Streaming Museum’s Nina Colosi on how technology can spur an artist’s creativity; the value of interdisciplinary collaboration; and public art as a tool for problem-solving.

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CHF Gets South Florida Talking Art Business

These amazing women led a spirited discussion that covered a lot of ground, including how to find public art and grant opportunities; getting involved with south Florida’s local gallery scene; and making art fairs work for you.

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Comrades in Art—Accelerator Fellows Stick Together

Again and again, our Fellows cite their relationships with each other as a highlight of the program. Become a member of our Digital Learning Portal and start finding your tribe today.

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Grow Your Art Business Through Collaboration—Blake Conroy

Artist Blake Conroy captures the complexity and uniqueness of our natural world. In this interview, Blake explains how his art business has been boosted through his collaborations with other artists.

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Make the Gig Economy Work for You—Angela Heath

“If you always give more than you ask, then networking is effective.”

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Join Us Live Online for a Virtual Town Hall

We’re doing another Thriving Art Exchange, and this time, it’s a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, April 1st at 4:00 PM (Eastern). Although it’s especially for the South Florida art […]

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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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Artists Boost the GDP and Drive Economic Growth

Artists bring beauty to our world, call our attention to the issues of the day, and use their creativity to inspire us and get us to think, but they do a heck of a lot more than that.

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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 […]