Past Events

NCECA Conference

March 19, 2014 - March 22, 2014 | National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts | http://nceca.net/static/conference_home.php

CERF+ will be at the 48th annual NCECA Conference, Material World, in Milwaukee, WI. Come visit director Cornelia Carey and other CERF+ friends at table 63.


Viewing of “To Spring from the Hand, The Life and Work of Paulus Berensohn”

March 09, 2014 | Cape Ann Ceramics Festival | http://searts.org/wp/event/cape-ann-ceramics-festival-special-film-showing-to-spring-from-the-hand-the-life-and-work-of-paulus-berensohn/

The Cape Ann Ceramics Festival will be hosting a viewing of "To Spring from the Hand, The Life and Work of Paulus Berensohn" at the Cape Ann Community Cinema on March 9th at 1:30 pm. Proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to CERF+.

The viewing is being presented by the Cape Ann Cermics Festival in association with the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck and seARTS. The Cape Ann Community Cinema is located at 21 Main St. in Gloucester, MA.


Benefit in A Booth

February 19, 2014 - February 23, 2014 | American Craft Council | http://shows.craftcouncil.org/baltimore

CERF+ will be hosting a Benefit in a Booth at the American Craft Coucil's Baltimore show. Participating exhibitors will be identifying a piece or pieces in their booth from which they will donate some or all of the proceeds to CERF+. In return, each participating artist will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win one of the two coveted half booth fee reimbursements generously donated by the American Craft Council (valued at up to $1,000 each) as well as other great prizes like hotel vouchers and restaurant gift certificates.

You can learn more and sign up to participate here


CERF+ Board Meeting

October 30, 2013 - October 31, 2013

CERF+'s Fall 2013 board meeting will be held in Chicago. 


American Craft Week

October 04, 2013 - October 13, 2013 | http://americancraftweek.com/

CERF+ is a 2013 sponsor of this annual event  celebrating American craft and those who make it, sell it, and love it.


Ornament Sale

October 01, 2013 - November 25, 2013 | Artful Home | http://www.artfulhome.com/ornaments

Artful Home will be donating a portion of the proceeds from sales of ornaments to CERF+.


“HANDBUILT” for CERF+ - A Conference to Benefit the Craft Emergency Relief Fund

September 20, 2013 - September 22, 2013 | Sandi Pierantozzi and Neil Patterson | http://www.sandiandneil.com

Montgomery Community College, Philadelphia, PA

Demonstrators:
Lana Wilson
Vince Pitelka
Chandra DeBuse
Mitch Lyons
Sandi Pierantozzi


A Season for CERF+

September 01, 2013 - December 31, 2013 | http://craftemergency.org/events/annual_cerf_sponsored_events/a_season_for_cerf/

Galleries, businesses, and artists around the country host events that raise vital funds for CERF+'s programs and services. 


A Night at the Muzeion- An Auction Benefiting CERF+

June 15, 2013 - June 15, 2013 | Art Professionals of Texas | http://www.artprotx.com/?page=events

Art Professionals of Texaswill be raising funds for CERF+ at their live and silent auction being held at the Muzeion in Dallas, TX on June 15th. See their ad, below, for more information. We hope you'll attend if you're in the area!


Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Convention

June 14, 2013 - June 16, 2013 | Americans for the Arts

CERF+ will be in attendance at AFTA's 2013 convention, which will be held in Pittsburgh, PA.


CERF+ Spring Board Meeting

May 09, 2013 - May 10, 2013

CERF+'s Spring board meeting will be held in Austin, TX. 


Arts Advocacy Day

April 08, 2013 - April 09, 2013 | Americans for the Arts | http://www.artsusa.org/events/2013/aad/default.asp

We encourage everyone to visit Americans for the Arts' Arts Advocacy Day website to learn more about how to participate- both in Washington DC and in your own community. 


NCECA Conference

March 20, 2013 - March 23, 2013 | National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts | http://nceca.net/static/conference_home.php

CERF+ will be at the 47th annual NCECA Conference, Earth/Energy, in Houston, TX. Come visit director Cornelia Carey and other CERF+ friends at table 46.


Klaatu Barada Nikto: Saving your career from alien invasions and other disasters

March 13, 2013 - March 13, 2013 | International Polymer Clay Association | http://www.theipca.org/index.php/synergy-conference-mainmenu-108

CERF+'s Craig Nutt will be presenting "Klaatu Barada Nikto: Saving your career from alien invasions and other disasters," March 13th at 8:00 pm at the International Polymer Clay Association's Synergy Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.


Hudson Valley Arts Exhibit to Help Those Affected By Sandy

December 22, 2012 - December 22, 2012 | Hudson Valley Help | http://hudsonvalleyhelps.org/

Hudson Valley Helps is hosting an art exhibition/fundraiser on Saturday, December 22 in Rhinebeck, NY, to help those devastated by Superstorm Sandy with proceeds benefitting CERF+ and Occupy Sandy.


Sawbridge Studios Donating Portion of Proceeds

December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2012 | http://www.sawbridge.com

Sawbridge Studios in Winnetka, IL will be donatiing 10% of the proceeds of sales (including phone and online) on December 15th to CERF+. 


Aarting Online Exhibit

November 29, 2012 - December 31, 2012 | http://aarting.com/shows/40#_=_

Aarting, an online exhibit platform, will donate a portion of sales through the end of the year to CERF+’s relief efforts.


Jimmy Descant, Deluxe Rocketships

November 29, 2012 - December 31, 2012 | http://www.deluxerocketships.com/

Jimmy Descant, “The Rocketman” and CERF+ beneficiary after Hurricane Katrina, knows what it’s like to lose everything.  To help fellow craft artists who suffered losses from Hurricane Sandy, he is now donating 35% of any sales $5,000 and under made through January 1 by buyers who mention CERF+.


Grand Central Holiday Fair

November 12, 2012 - December 24, 2012 | http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/event/grand-central-holiday-fair/2145403792

Exhibitors at the Grand Central Holiday Fair, many of whom live in the areas affected by Superstorm Sandy, have committed to raising funds for CERF+ during this month+ craft show. 


Michele Tuegel Contemporary

November 01, 2012 - December 31, 2012 | http://www.facebook.com/MicheleTuegelContemporary

Michelle Tuegel Contemporary will be donating a portion of December sales to CERF+.


Schaller Gallery

November 01, 2012 | http://www.schallergallery.com/artist-list.php?aid=28

The Schaller Gallery will be donating a portion of the proceeds of sales of Lana Wilson's work. 


Crimson Laurel Gallery Online Sale of Ceramic Cups

November 01, 2012 - December 31, 2012 | Crimson Laurel Gallery | https://www.crimsonlaurelgallery.com/shop/source-material/#6

Crimson Laurel Gallery will be raising funds for CERF+ during their annual cup sale, which runs through December 31st. 


Stowe Foliage Arts Festival

October 05, 2012 - October 07, 2012 | Craftproducers | http://www.craftproducers.com

Craftproducers organizes an annual fundraising auction for CERF+ at their Stowe Foliage Arts Festival in Stowe, VT.


American Craft Week

October 05, 2012 - October 14, 2012 | http://americancraftweek.com/

CERF+, a 2012 sponsor of American Craft Week, is joined by many Season for CERF+ galleries who are joining in the nation-wide celebration of American craft.


Silent Auction for CERF+ at the Kent Museum

September 28, 2012 - October 07, 2012 | http://www.craftemergency.org/

In conjunction with the craft exhibition “Full Circle: Vermont Artists Give Round a New Shape” CERF+ is hosting a Silent Auction of fine craft, generously donated by artists across the country, to benefit craft artists recovering from emergencies.  The show will take place at the Kent Museum in Calais, Vermont.  Hours are 10 – 5, September 28 – October 7 with an opening reception on Saturday, September 29 from 3:00 - 5:00 and a closing reception on October 7 also from 3:00 – 5:00.

To get to the Kent Museum from downtown Montpelier, take Main Street out of the round-about.  Travel up the hill past River Rock School (at the crest, the road turns sharply to the left).  Stay on this road (now County Road) for about 9 miles until you reach the village of Maple Corner.  Just before the pavement ends, turn right onto Kent Hill Road.  Travel half a mile to the first intersection.  The Kent Museum will be on your right.
For more information about the exhibition and the silent auction, contact either the CERF+ office at 802-229-2306, or the Kent Museum at 802-223-6613.


A Season for CERF+ 2012

September 01, 2012 - December 31, 2012 | http://craftemergency.org/site/a_season_for_cerf

Participating galleries across the country launch events for the annual A Season for CERF+ fundraisers.


craftNEWYORK

March 30, 2012 - April 01, 2012 | Artrider Productions, Inc. | http://www.artrider.com/

Artrider Productions, Inc, hosts their second annual craftNEWYORK show at 7W on 34th St near 5th Ave in NYC.   Artrider has generously made CERF+ the beneficiary of the show once again this year.


NCECA Conference

March 28, 2012 - March 31, 2012 | National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts | http://nceca.net/static/conference_home.php

CERF+ will be attending 46th annual NCECA Conference being held in Seattle this March. Stop by our table to learn about our various preparedness resources for artists, pick up a copy of our latest newsletter, or just to say hi!


Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show

March 23, 2012 - March 25, 2012 | Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show | http://www.philaifs.com/

The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show is pleased to announce a new venue this year: the 23rd Street Armory in downtown Philadelphia.  A showcase for fine furnishings makers in many media, the show will again host a fundraiser for CERF+ as part of their Pre-view party on Friday night.  Don't miss it. 


American Craft Council Show in Baltimore

February 22, 2012 - February 26, 2012 | American Craft Council | http://public.craftcouncil.org/baltimore

Through the generosity of the American Craft Council, CERF+ will once again be rafflling off two half booth fee refunds at the American Craft Council Baltimore show in February. However we have added a new twist: instead of buying a raffle ticket to get a chance at winning one of the booth fee refunds, this year every exhibitor who participates in our Benefit in a Booth fundraiser will be entered into the raffle. We're also busy lining up other fun prizes. For more information about Benefit in a Booth and to sign up, visit our Wufoo form.


Buyers Market of American Craft

February 16, 2012 - February 19, 2012 | Buyer's Market of American Craft | http://www.buyersmarketofamericancraft.com/

CERF+ will be at the Buyers Market of American Craft show in Philadelphia and we want you to help us with the Buyers Market a Happy 30th Birthday! If you plan on visiting the show, stop by our booth near the entrance  to the show to find out how. If you're an exhibitor, consider participating in Benefit in a Booth


have heART

February 10, 2012 - February 11, 2012

The New Year has just begun, and coming up on February 10 and 11, in Vermont’s capital city, CERF+ will gather young and old together to craft tokens of love and friendship. Back by popular demand, CERF+ is planning its second annual have heART Valentine Making Fest.  As a way to engage the public in the lost art of creating work by hand, local artists will be available to both make custom valentines and assist visitors in creating their own.  CERF+ will also be selling artist-made valentines as a fundraiser.  That’s where you come in!

If you are interested in lending a hand by donating a Valentine to CERF+  just send one or more blank valentines of any size, shape or material to CERF+ (PO Box 838, Montpelier, VT 05601 or 28 Elm St. #2 Montpelier, VT 05602).  It will need to arrive at CERF+ no later than February 6. All valentines collected will be available for sale.  We hope you can spare a few moments to express the concept of love in whatever medium you like.  Many thanks! And please pass this request alongto anyone you know who would like to join in!


A Celebration of Light

January 19, 2012 - February 19, 2012 | Barking Lizards Art Design Gallery | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barking-Lizards-ArtDesign-Gallery/323825950210

Barking Lizards Art and Design Gallery presents their winter show, "A Celebration of Light," featuring the light sculptures of Richard Drake.  They'll spread a little more light in the world by donating a percentage of their profits to CERF+.  Visit the gallery at 231 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; (718) 963-1623.


“December Dioramas”  Greg Williams’ Inventory Reduction Sale Benefiting CERF+

December 01, 2011 - December 31, 2011 | Greg Williams | http://riverartsdistrict.posterous.com/constance-williams-gallery-greg-vineyard-dece

Artist Greg Williams' Inventory Reduction Sale will benefit CERF+ for the entire month of December! Greg will donate ten percent of his earnings from his  December 1 - 31 art sales, with a majority of items reduced for great shopping. Constance Williams Gallery, 9 Riverside Drive, River Arts District. Open seven days a week from 11 am - 4 pm.


Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show

November 04, 2011 - November 05, 2011 | Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show | http://www.atlantacontemporaryjewelryshow.com/

Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, the Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show will feature work by some of the nation's finest jewelers as well as a fundraiser for CERF+.  The show is located at Defoor Centre in Midtown Atlanta.


Jeffrey Weiss Design Trunk Show

October 29, 2011 - October 30, 2011 | Jeff Weiss Design | http://www.jeffreyweissdesigns.com/

See the newest work by Jeff Weiss Designs at his trunk show at 157 E 72nd St, Prof. J, NY, NY from 11 - 5. Jeff is generously offering a percentage of any sales placed at the trunk show to CERF+. 


Fine Furnishings Show

October 21, 2011 - October 23, 2011 | KL Communications | http://www.finefurnishingsshow.com/contact

Show producer, KL Communications, is generously donating the proceeds from one of their exhibitor booths to CERF+ at their annual Fine Furnishings Show at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI


CERF+ semi-annual Board Meeting

October 16, 2011 - October 17, 2011 | CERF+ | http://www.craftemergency.org

CERF+'s semi-annual board meeting will take place in conjunction with the Kentuck Festival in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


Grantmakers in the Arts 2011

October 09, 2011 - October 12, 2011 | Grantmakers in the Arts 2011 Conference | http://www.giarts.org/2011-conference

CERF+ will be participating in the Grantmakers in the Arts 2011 Conference in San Francisco, California.


American Craft Week

October 07, 2011 - October 16, 2011 | American Craft Week | http://americancraftweek.com/

In addition to CERF+ providing support to American Craft Week 2011, many A Season for CERF+ galleries are coordinating their events with this nation-wide celebration of American craft.


Stowe Foliage Arts Festival

October 07, 2011 - October 09, 2011 | Craftproducers | http://craftproducers.com/festivals/stowe-foliage-arts-festival/

Craftproducers organizes an annual fundraiser for CERF+ at their Stowe Foliage Arts Festival in Stowe, Vermont.


Wholesale Artists Guild Auction for CERF+

October 06, 2011 - October 16, 2011 | Wholesale Artists Guild through ebay | http://www.WholesaleArtistsGuild.com

In conjunction with American Craft Week, Wholesale Artists Guild is sponsoring a fundraising auction in support of CERF+ through ebay.  Craft artists in all media will be represented.  Show your support of CERF+ and make a bid!


Silent Auction for CERF+ at Kent Museum

October 01, 2011 - October 09, 2011 | CERF+ | http://www.craftemergency.org

In conjunction with the craft exhibition, Make Yourself at Home, CERF+ is hosting a Silent Auction of fine craft, generously donated by artists across the country, to benefit craft artists recovering from emergencies.  The show will take place at the Kent Museum in Calais, Vermont.  Hours are 10 - 5, October 1,2, 7, 8, and 9 with an opening reception on October 1 from 3:00 - 5:00 and a closing reception on October 9 from 4:00 t0 6:00. In addition, special artist designed chairs will be auctioned off in support of emergency relief at the closing reception.

To get to the Kent Museum from downtown Montpelier, take Main Street out of the round-about.  Travel up the hill past River Rock School (at the crest, the road turns sharply to the left).  Stay on this road (now County Road) for about 9 miles until you reach the village of Maple Corner.  Just before the pavement ends, turn right onto Kent Hill Road.  Travel half a mile to the first intersection.  The Kent Museum will be on your right.

For more information about the exhibition and the silent auction, contact either the CERF+ office at 802-229-2306, or the Kent Museum at 802-223-6613.


Fine Furnishings Show

September 30, 2011 - October 02, 2011 | Fine Furnishings Show | http://www.finefurnishingsshow.com/#

Show Producer, KL Communications, is generously donating the proceeds from one of their exhibitor booths to CERF+ at their annual Fine Furnishings Show at the Harley Davidson Museum site, The Garage, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


7th Annual Pot Roast for CERF+

September 24, 2011 - September 25, 2011 | Craftsman House Gallery | http://craftsmanhousegallery.com/Homepage.html

Craftsman House Gallery, in St. Petersberg, FL,  won the prestigious Niche Top Retailer Award for "Best Charitable Event in the U.S." for its annual Pot Roast - a charity pottery raffle for CERF+.  The gallery, cafe, & pottery studio was presented with one of only 17 national awards by NICHE.  This year's 7th Annual Pot Roast will be held on Saturday, September 24th at 4:00 pm.


Ephraim Pottery Auction to Benefit CERF+

September 18, 2011 - September 29, 2011 | Ephraim Pottery through ebay's Giving Works | http://www.ebay.com/itm/260857259766?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Ephraim Pottery, of Lake Mills, WI, is currently running a fundraiser on ebay through Givings Works in support of CERF+.  Half the proceeds from the sale of the Giant Calla Lily will be donated to CERF+. This one-of-a-kind floor vase is one of the largest pieces ever created by Ephraim Pottery. Its size is perhaps equaled only by CERF+'s need for assistance this year. Hurricane Irene and flooding on the east coast have caused widespread devastation and requests for assistance have already begun to roll in. We hope you will consider bidding on this unique piece and help us raise funds for craftspeople in need. Thank you!


A Season for CERF+ 2011

September 01, 2011 - December 31, 2011 | CERF+ | http://www.craftemergency.org

Participating galleries across the nation launch events for the annual A Season for CERF+ fundraisers.


Metal Clay World Conference

July 14, 2011 - July 16, 2011 | Art Clay World | http://www.artclayworld.com/default.asp

In conjunction with the Metal Clay World Conference in Bloomingdale, Illinois, a portion of the proceeds from sales of the catalog, New Directions: Powder Metallurgy (Precious Metal) in a Sheet Metal World, will be donated to CERF+.  Preview and order a copy at  http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2302262


Association of Clay and Glass Artists in California (ACGA)

July 09, 2011 - July 10, 2011 | Association of Clay and Glass Artists in California | http://www.acga.net/

The Association of Clay and Glass Artists in California (ACGA) host an annual fundraiser for CERF+ at their Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival.


MLA Summer Art and Craft Festivals

June 18, 2011 - September 25, 2011 | MLA Productions | http://www.mlaproductions.com/

Bay area show producer, MLA Productions, is making CERF+ the beneficiary of their "Made in America" sticker campaign.


Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Annual Convention

June 16, 2011 - June 18, 2011 | Americans for the Arts | http://www.artsusa.org/

CERF+ presented at the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Annual Convention in San Diego, California.


Craft Organization Development Association (CODA) Annual Conference

June 08, 2011 - June 11, 2011 | Craft Organization Development Association

CERF+ presented at the Craft Organization Development Association's Annual Conference in Portland, Maine.