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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.
Make the Gig Economy Work for You—Angela Heath
“If you always give more than you ask, then networking is effective.”
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.”
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.”
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 …
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
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 …