The American Craft Council (ACC) held its 12th national conference, "Present Tense" at Kaneko in Omaha earlier this month. The conference featured panel and plenary presentations by artists and arts professionals on a… Read More »
CERF+ is thrilled to announce that its upcoming Los Angeles area magic show, Molten Glass Magic, has attracted $10,000 in sponsorship from businesses, organizations, artists, and individuals around the country.
Molten Glass Magic will be an evening of fun and spectacle featuring the dazzling Eddie "The Great Flambeau"… Read More »
We are very to announce the addition of four outstanding individuals to the CERF+ Board whose terms commence at CERF+’s Annual Meeting in October 2016.
Tanya… Read More »
When it comes to comprehending the aftermath of a disaster, seeing is believing. That's why CERF+ is committed to meeting… Read More »
Artists, arts administrators and emergency management professionals participated in CERF+’s Artist Responder Training and focus group held at the Vermont Arts Council in early September. During the two-hour gathering, artists learned… Read More »
Artist Responder… Read More »
Summer brings small towns and big cities alive with arts and culture festivals, fairs and open artist studios. Whether you're a curious… Read More »
Many of our beneficiaries who are experiencing a medical emergency turn to CERF+’s emergency relief fund for financial support. Last year, Williamstown, VT, glassblower Gabriel Cole looked to our grant program to help fund rising healthcare costs associated with his stage three cancer. Nine months later, Cole is… Read More »
This week, Executive Director Cornelia Carey was one of 22 cultural sector leaders, funders, and emergency preparedness experts invited to exchange key points of view that will benefit individual and collective practices in preparedness, recovery, and resiliency at the National… Read More »
Join us in welcoming Jenifer Simon who joined the CERF+ staff on March 28 as Director of Programs and Communication. Jenifer brings more than 16 years of experience as an arts administrator, educator, evaluator, researcher, and training and development specialist for the public and private… Read More »
When The American Craft Council (ACC) announced the recipients of its 2016 American Craft Council Awards, CERF+ was among… Read More »
CERF+ is pleased to welcome Polly Allen, Barry Bergey, Donald Friedlich, and Cinda Holt to its Board
Read more about the careers and interests of Polly Allen, Barry Bergey, Donald Friedlich, and Cinda Holt who joined CERF+'s board of directors in November 2015.
Polly Allen, collector, artist — Chicago, ILRead More »
A Book—About You!
CERF+ is pleased to announced the addition of John Haworth and Jules Polk to its Board of Directors as of November 2014.
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 »
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, and… Read More »