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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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Another Season for CERF+ Set to Begin!

Another Season for CERF+ Set to Begin!

It's that time of year again! Our annual A Season for CERF+ fundraiser is about to begin. In the early years, we had over 60 galleries, businesses, and retailers sign up! Over the past ten years, however, the numbers have dropped to about 20 participants. Help us...

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Keepsake Woodworking Legacy Tools by Caren Hackman

Keepsake Woodworking Legacy Tools by Caren Hackman

My painting suite, the Keepsake Series, grew from my love of utilitarian objects. I am a maker, and I come from a family of makers. One of us is always painting, potting, woodworking, tailoring, machining metal, and so on. Tools and their ability to create fascinate...

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The Art of Emergency Preparedness by Kerry Parks

The Art of Emergency Preparedness by Kerry Parks

FROM COLLEGE TO THE REAL WORLD I found a passion for glass art in college and was fortunate enough to begin working at the Hot Shop of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, Alabama, after graduation. In addition to my responsibilities as a teaching instructor, I’m...

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