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Showcase Your Art in Virtual Spaces with ArtPlacer

ArtPlacer is a powerful tool that helps artists achieve proper art layouts in a matter of minutes so that they can showcase their pieces at scale and in different scenes.

Changing Seasons by Michael Orwick

An Art World Paradigm Shift—CHF Interviews Dave Geada

Up until now, these technologies have served particular niches or been passed over as curiosities by most us. The pandemic has changed all that.


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.

Deb Slowey painting

Balancing the Demands of Being a Working Artist—Deb Slowey

To be successful, working artists have to be good multitaskers. That includes balancing studio and business time, and applying new technologies to maximum effect. Read how artist Deb Slowey juggles it all.

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.

Donna Nyzio painting by the shore

Determining Where You Belong in the Art Industry—Donna Lee Nyzio

Based in the coastal town of Beaufort, North Carolina, Donna captures and preserves the maritime history of the eastern seaboard, whose images come alive in her work.

Elaine Grogan Luttrull

Making Budgets Exciting—Elaine Grogan Luttrull

Financial management is exciting. Yes, we mean it. At first glance, you may not associate exhilaration with the process of generating a budget, monitoring expenses, tracking invoices, and planning your …

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Collaboration #3-Blake Conroy+Vicco von Voss

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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Connecting Florida’s Art Community—Rickie Leiter

Rickie’s free online publication features artist stories, helpful tips, upcoming art events, and calls to artists and artisans for both juried and non-juried shows.

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell is a nationally recognized painter of figures, landscapes, and still lifes, and his work often depicts themes from his Florida upbringing.

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Caroll Michels

Caroll Michels is an artist-advocate and the author of the book How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul. The New York Times says …

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Deepblue by Alex Mathers

Alex Mathers

Alex Mathers is a writer and illustrator who captured our attention with his writing on how to increase value in the creative marketplace, and what success means for artists. The …

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Justin and John of Artwork Archive

Artwork Archive

In this Spotlight On interview, we check in with Artwork Archive Co-Founder Justin Anthony about what’s developing in the art management sector. We interviewed your co-founder, John Feustel, in 2015. What’s …

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Jodi Bee by John Lucas

Jodi Bee

I pay attention and am trying to learn more about the business side of things—by knowing my numbers, testing my choices and decisions, and tracking the results.

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Kristin LeVier

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? In Glendora, a suburb of Los Angeles. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? I’ve wanted to …

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Bethany Taylor

2017 Accelerator Fellow Where did you grow up? Nashville, Tennessee, a.k.a. The Music City. When/how did you first know that you wanted to be an artist? As a small child, …

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