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Building a Path to a Flourishing Creative Culture

We get more by generating a conversation among artists who are thriving, economically empowered, and independent of tastemakers.

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The Figure Behind the Figure: An Interview with Ruth Millington

“The feminist in me knew I had to write Muse and reclaim the term for a truer account of art history to exist.” —Ruth Millington

3 healthcare workers enjoy Terri Albanese’s glass art

Healing with Glass

CHF Art-Business Accelerator Fellow, glass artist Terri Albanese, offers hope, healing, and acknowledgement to healthcare professionals.

Mt.Carmel East Hospital Lobby Garden of Gratitude

The First Art Exhibition of its Kind to Tour Ohio and Kentucky Hospitals

Ohio contemporary glass artist Terri Albanese has teamed up with Ohio and Kentucky hospitals and their communities to give back to the essential healthcare workers who have given so selflessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Passion Meets Purpose

Passion Meets Purpose: Why Our Communities Need Thriving Artists

What’s the magic sauce for creating a healthy, functional creative practice that sustains us and contributes our best to our uncertain world?


The Athlete, The Academic, and The Artist

What would happen if the average adult did not know how to “fit into” society and share themselves with others? Our economy would not grow, our science would not advance, and our societies would be fraught with despair.

Quantum Motion

Why Are You Here—And What Are You Doing About It?

Artists Matter. They are the living, breathing human beings with the talent, skill, and guts to go beyond dreaming, start creating, and make everything possible.


How to Support Artists and Art Organizations During The Holidays

Why miss out on an opportunity? Here are ways to Support Artists and Art Organizations During Holidays.

Daniel DiGriz

Virtual & Analog Art

We can have one foot in the world of visceral taste and touch and another foot in the digital world without having to split ourselves in half.

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Giving Tuesday: Live Here, Give Here

In the Season of Giving, Tuesday November 30th is a pivotal day to impact your community.

Afternoon Bus | Clark Hulings

Happy Birthday, Clark Hulings!

Hulings’ recognition that there is no “other,” and his ability to pull us into a scene, are just as relevant today as they were in the 1950s.


Dean Mitchell, A Living Legacy. Realism & Beyond.

Watch a fascinating conversation about Hulings and his influence on 20th-century realists with painter and CHF Board Member Dean Mitchell.

Common Dignity | Dean Mitchell

In Memory of Stephen Zimmerman

Stephen Zimmerman was a friend of Clark, Mary, and Elizabeth Hulings, and a powerful and tireless advocate for Hulings’ legacy.

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25K Challenge: The Goldstein Fundraiser—Solidarity in Action.

On Oct 24th, 2021 friends of CHF raised an additional 7k and more toward completing the Goldstein Challenge Grant.

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Best of Visual Art Podcasts: The Thriving Artist™ Podcast

CHF has diverse programming but one of its most noted assets for accessible art-business learning is The Thriving Artist™ Podcast.

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Horrifying Artist About Pages (Just in Time for Halloween)

To wake the artist from the dead of tedious facts that tell us nothing about his or her art, I suggest weaving in a bit of story.

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