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CERF+ is doing so much to help artists who can’t work due to circumstances out of their control. I don’t even think that I am that special, but it makes me feel special that you think I am worth investing in, that you feel it is important for me to continue to make work.

Christina Bothwell

Glass Artist, 2018 Studio Fire, Stillwater, Pennsylvania

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CERF+ Response to 2018 California Wildfires

CERF+ Response to 2018 California Wildfires

As disaster response and other agencies strive to control the wildfires and help residents of California, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide emergency relief and useful recovery resources.

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CERF+ Fall Board Meeting in Tempe, Arizona

CERF+ Fall Board Meeting in Tempe, Arizona

CERF+ held its annual board meeting earlier this month at Arizona State University’s Ceramics Research Center (CRC) in Tempe, Arizona.  The CRC’s world class collection of contemporary ceramics, innovatively displayed in open...

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Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

As freezing temperatures return to many parts of our country, it’s time to protect your art and studio from these and other hazards:Frozen water pipes, that burst and flood your studioHeavy snow loads or ice-laden trees causing  damage to your roof or other...

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CERF+ Holds Planning Your Artistic Legacy Panel Discussion

CERF+ Holds Planning Your Artistic Legacy Panel Discussion

CERF+ Holds Planning Your Artistic Legacy Panel Discussion (Left to right) CERF+ Director of Special Projects Meg Ostrum, Peter Held, and Jean Reed Roberts What steps do you need to take to ensure the preservation of your artistic legacy? If your kids don’t want “your...

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From Houston to New York: Helping Artists Be More Prepared for Disasters

From Houston to New York: Helping Artists Be More Prepared for Disasters

As we mark the first-year anniversaries of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, CERF+ is training artists to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. In October, at the request of the Houston Arts Alliance, CERF+ staff members Carrie Cleveland and Jenifer Simon, along with disaster management and arts consultant, Amy Schwartzman, presented two CERF+ Ready + Resilient Workshops to Houston area artists and performers.

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