Peer Networks

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Community Matters

Community Matters. Clark Hulings understood the value of connecting with his peers. Here some words you might have missed. Inspiration, motivation, and a path to connect with your community.

Indigenous ceramic artist Hisi Nampeyo Seven Star Pattern Jar

Fracreation

Fracreation is creative healing arising out of adversity—making a new world from the fragments of the old.

Hulings painting of donkeys working in the snow Chimayo, New Mexico

Art is a tough business. We know it.

Art is a tough business. We know it. Here is some help you might have missed. Inspiration, motivation and tools to make your dreams a reality.

Build & Grow Your Email List on Thriving Tuesdays™

Build & Grow Your Email List on Thriving Tuesdays™

How do you get over the “cringe factor” in growing and reaching out to your email list? Join us for Thriving Tuesdays™ Tues, Jan 5 at 2 PM EST on FB Live. Carolyn Edlund presents: “Build & Grow Your Email List.”

Welcome to Thriving Tuesdays™

Welcome to Thriving Tuesdays™

Thriving Tuesdays™ kicks off Tues, Dec 1 at 2 PM EST on FB Live with Daniel DiGriz presenting: “Instagram for Artists: Build A Storied Brand”

Join us for CHF’s Virtualize Your Career™ Conference from wherever you are

CHF 2020 Virtualize Your Art Career™ Conference for Artists

Do something fun for yourself. CHF’s 2020 Virtualize Your Art CareerTM; Conference for Artists Oct 19-30. 8 sessions of high-impact virtual interactive learning.

A person gazing at the night sky: the possibilities are endless for artists

A World Alive with Possibilities for Artists: SWAIA Virtual Market & Beyond

We’re opening up even richer opportunities for learning and collaboration for visual artists & makers—and the organizations that serve them.

Networking on a video call from an artist’s home office

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.

we shall not be moved by robin holder

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.

Our Future Rests on How we Teach the Young,” by CHF Business Accelerator Fellow, Robin Holder

Creativity is Leading the Way

We hope that art and artists will unleash the power of creative expression to make bold statements with new work to replace or contextualize the symbols of hatred, racism, and war.

Gabriella Market, 2019, courtesy of SWAIA.

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.

CHF 2019 Annual Report Cover

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.

Cornelia Carey & Carrie Cleveland CERF+

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.

Helping to Push - Bas-Relief

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

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.

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.