Artists Working in Craft Disciplines: A Call for Stories

A Book—About You!

Metalsmith David Bacharach and jeweler Valerie Hector are compiling a book, "Craftspeople In Their Own Words." This book will be all about you—the community of artists working… Read More »

John Haworth and Jules Polk Join CERF+‘s Board of Directors

CERF+ is pleased to announced the addition of John Haworth and Jules Polk to its Board of Directors as of November 2014.

John Haworth is the Senior Executive of the Smithsonian National… Read More »

CERF+‘s National Research: The Language of Craft

In this third data snapshot from CERF+’s national research about the status of U.S. craft artists, we examine a highly-charged subject that comes down to one word: Craft. Do you identify with… Read More »

CERF+‘s National Research: Craft Artists’ Education

In this second data snapshot from CERF+’s new national research, we focus on American craft artists and education. Craft artists are some of the most highly educated Americans and they’ve… Read More »

Watch New Artist-to-Artist Videos

Thanks to a generous grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation, CERF+ has just released a new series of short videos drawn from interviews conducted over the past few years with disaster-affected artists, including: glass artists Kevin and Mary Ellen Buxton-Kutch, Alison Ruzsa, andRead More »

CERF+’s New Curriculum for Art Students: Career Protection

Building on the success of a 2012-13 pilot program with four art schools, CERF+ held a second training session on its new career protection curriculum at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 12-13, 2013. Nine invited faculty and career services staff, representing the professional… Read More »

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