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8 Fire Safety Tips for the Studio

8 Fire Safety Tips for the Studio

November 1st, 2018

Being fire safety ready in the studio is a year-round task, but it’s something that can require extra attention during the heating season. Here are some tips to help keep you and your studio safe from fire. Find more fire prevention and studio safety tips in CERF+’s Studio Protector.

Find Your Studiomate

Find Your Studiomate

August 16th, 2017

August 31st is National Match Maker Day, which got us thinking: What makes for a good match in a studiomate? Sharing a studio with another artist can make an expensive studio more affordable. A studiomate can also be a source of creative inspiration and peer support....
Moisture – Coming to a Studio Near You

Moisture – Coming to a Studio Near You

September 20th, 2016

Even relatively small amounts of water can cause a lot of damage. As artists in Louisiana and other states are cleaning up and rebuilding after recent floods, and an active hurricane season continues, we are reminded that disasters–big and small–involve water.

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

In this section of the CERF+ Studio Protector, find useful DIY tips and resources for disaster cleanup and salvage, as well as self-support and networking help after emergencies.

Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian

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.

The Art of Emergency Preparedness by Kerry Parks

The Art of Emergency Preparedness by Kerry Parks

June 28th, 2019

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...
CERF+ Response to Central US Flooding

CERF+ Response to Central US Flooding

March 19th, 2019

As emergency response agencies and residents in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Missouri and other states respond to the impact of recent flooding, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide emergency relief and useful recovery resources.

CERF+ Response to California Flooding

CERF+ Response to California Flooding

As emergency response agencies and residents in northern California respond to the impact of recent flooding, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide emergency relief and useful recovery resources.

Meg Ostrum Retires from CERF+

Meg Ostrum Retires from CERF+

January 24th, 2019

Longtime CERF+ staff member Meg Ostrum retired at the end of December but not without heartfelt thanks from her fellow staff members, the CERF+ Board, and her many colleagues who’ve worked with her over the years. Meg came to CERF+ in 2004 as a planning consultant to...
Resolve to Be Safe in 2019!

Resolve to Be Safe in 2019!

December 19th, 2018

Here’s a New Year’s resolution that can lead to a healthier and safer year for you and others in your studio. Resolve to take a little time this to review how you manage hazardous materials in your studio. This resolution could save your life! Fumes + Ventilation Many...