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Resources for Southern California Fires

Resources for Southern California Fires

We hope everyone in the areas threatened by the current wildfires in Southern California is able to stay safe and that the fires are soon contained. Disaster Recovery Resources for Artists FEMA Southern California Fire Update CA Office of Emergency...

Hurricane Harvey

CERF+ Responds to Disasters Hurricane Harvey Apply for Help Emergency Relief Program Re-Opens | Programa de CERF+ de Ayuda para Emergencias The Craft Emergency Relief Fund Program is open and we are now accepting new inquiries to help artists facing career-threatening...

Hurricane Maria

CERF+ Responds to Disasters Hurricane Maria Apply for Help Solicitar Ayuda Emergency Relief Program Re-Opens | Programa de CERF+ de Ayuda para Emergencias The Craft Emergency Relief Fund Program is open and we are now accepting new inquiries to help artists facing...

Hurricane Irma

CERF+ Responds to Disasters Hurricane Irma Apply for Help Emergency Relief Program Re-Opens | Programa de CERF+ de Ayuda para Emergencias The Craft Emergency Relief Fund Program is open and we are now accepting new inquiries to help artists facing career-threatening...

California Wildfires

CERF+ Responds to Disasters California Wildfires Apply for Help Emergency Relief Program Re-Opens | Programa de CERF+ de Ayuda para Emergencias The Craft Emergency Relief Fund Program is open and we are now accepting new inquiries to help artists facing...
CERF+ Responde a María

CERF+ Responde a María

CERF+ enfrenta un desafío sin precedente mientras respondemos a los recientes desastres devastadores de los huracanes Harvey, Irma, Maria y los encendidos forestales en California del norte. Actualmente, hemos oído de más de 100 artistas en Tejas,Florida, las Islas...
Harvey’s Angels

Harvey’s Angels

Glass artist Sheri Hargrove has called the beautiful Texas island of Port Aransas her home for more than 12 years. Her shop, Port A Glass, has become a well known fixture in downtown Port “A”. Friends describe Sheri as “an incredibly generous human being...
A Year of Pluses: CERF+ Releases Impact Report

A Year of Pluses: CERF+ Releases Impact Report

We’re excited to share CERF+’s recently released impact report for our fiscal year 2016, which covers the period of time from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  CERF+ is distinctive among non-profit artist service organizations not only because of our focus...
Kazuki Takizawa

Kazuki Takizawa

Shining Through: A Conversation of Recovery with Kazuki Takizawa Kazuki Takizawa is a Japanese Glass Artist working in Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BFA in Glass Art. Since then, he has worked in various production...
Tropical Storm Cindy Emergency Alert

Tropical Storm Cindy Emergency Alert

Tropical Storm Cindy has begun to impact the Gulf Coast. This emergency alert provides important information to help all who are in its path remain safe. Disaster Preparedness Resources for Artists We encourage you to take a moment now to review the high...
New Artists “Get Ready” Grants

New Artists “Get Ready” Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CERF+ ANNOUNCES NEW ARTISTS “GET READY” GRANTS UP TO $500 AVAILABLE TO HELP ARTISTS PROTECT THEIR STUDIOS AND CAREERS Montpelier, VT (June 13, 2017) – CERF+ announces new Artists “Get Ready” Grants to help artists working in craft disciplines...
A Sign of Support: Johnathon DeSoto

A Sign of Support: Johnathon DeSoto

A Sign of Support: Johnathon DeSoto “Being a full time craft artist is something that many of us dream about, but it does have its own risks built into it: Lack of financial stability and traditional safety nets are one of them. I used to be a Registered Nurse,...