Networks & Collaboration

What Literary Artists Can Learn from Visual Artists Crumpled Paper

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.

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.”

CHF Annual Report 2018

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 […]

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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, in Real Time—CHF Interviews Nina Colosi

In this Q&A with CHF Editorial Director Sofia Perez, Nina discusses ways that art can harness technology to disseminate visionary ideas and spur creativity; the value of interdisciplinary collaboration; and art as a practical tool for problem-solving.

CHF Florida Panel

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.

Nadia Fairlamb & Gregg Chadwick

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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Blake Conroy—Grow Your Art Business Through Collaboration

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 […]

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CHF Continues to Boost Accelerator Fellows Through Our First Group Show

Not only does CHF help artists develop potent sales strategies, but now we are actually selling some of their pieces ourselves. On August 20th, we kicked off our first-ever group […]

Photo credit: Amaury Salas

Take Back Your Work: A response to #nosurprise

It is a watershed moment for awareness of workplace sexual harassment and as many working artists know, the art world is no exception. Recently, Artforum’s famed publisher resigned amongst multiple sexual […]

Antje-Britt Mählmann

How to Network and Gain Visibility

Art has long been driven by networks—as much so in Renaissance Italy and 19th Century France as in today’s globalized art world. The visibility of a contemporary artist is often […]

Seth Hopkins

How to Collaborate with Museums – Seth Hopkins

“Art is a cool business—it’s the only one I know where the customer often buys dinner.”

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Translate Social Media to Sales – Gregg Chadwick

“Every day something new happens in the world and art is really primed to look at those global changes and shifts.”

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Making Art Accessible – CHF Interviews Kathleen Gilrain

Kathleen Gilrain is the executive director and chief curator of Smack Mellon, a nonprofit arts organization in Brooklyn, New York, that supports emerging, under-represented, mid-career, and female artists in the […]

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Playing Your Art Forward – Sabin Howard

“It’s important that an artist be involved in showing their work and takes ownership of what he makes rather than have somebody else take over his business.”

Opportunities that Build Relationships with Art Professionals

Opportunities that Build Relationships with Art Professionals

Attending events, shows, and parties can help young artists to build relationships with art professionals and collectors, but H. David Wright, Krystii Melaine, and P.A. Nisbet highlight the opportunities that […]

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Competitive Strategy for Working Artists – PA Nisbet

P.A. Nisbet answers questions about the fundamental tension between being effective as an artist and effectiveness of growing and marketing a body of salable work.

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Artists Can’t Survive As Saints and Martyrs

If you don’t receive You’ve Cott Mail newsletter, please sign up for it! No matter what area of The Arts interests you, or whether you’re an artist or not, his […]