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Shining a Light on SoHarlem and Founder, Janet Rodriguez

Shining a Light on SoHarlem and Founder, Janet Rodriguez

SoHarlem is an innovative non-profit organization that focuses on rebuilding the creative arts industry in Harlem by providing opportunities to residents and artisans. Founded by Janet Rodriquez in 2011, SoHarlem strives to combat the adverse effects of gentrification...
Get Ready Challenge 2022

Get Ready Challenge 2022

In early January, CERF+ launched the 2022 Get Ready Challenge to help artists be more prepared. Here is a recap of the month featuring some of the artists who completed the challenge. It’s not too late to join in! We encourage all artists to take four simple, but...
Safety is Sexy! Changing the Culture of Studio Safety

Safety is Sexy! Changing the Culture of Studio Safety

Studio injuries and scars were once heralded as badges of bravado, but over the past several years, universities, craft schools, and individual artists have started focusing on improving studio safety and avoiding injury. Efforts include addressing fire hazards,...