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8 Fire Safety Tips for the Studio

8 Fire Safety Tips for the Studio

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 Safety Guide

Studio Safety Guide

Studio Safety WHY? Materials and processes associated with creating art can be harmful if you’re not informed. From using non-toxic materials to taking proper precautions, make sure your studio and your practice contribute to a safe environment. Download Your...
New Crafting Your Legacy Resource Available

New Crafting Your Legacy Resource Available

CERF+ guide helps working artists plan the ‘afterlife’ of their tools and other studio assets. No one knows the full story of your artistic career better than you—your artwork, your creative vision, your art-making process, and the professional activities through...
Happy New Year! Be Well + Make Things

Happy New Year! Be Well + Make Things

Happy New Year! Be Well + Make Things Ah, January, a time for starting over, trying new things – trying a new art form, eating better, losing weight, changing behaviors – whatever it is, most of us think of this month as an opportunity for new beginnings. In addition...
Find Your Studiomate

Find Your Studiomate

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....
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...
Sweeps for CERF+: Hearts Should Overflow, Not Landfills

Sweeps for CERF+: Hearts Should Overflow, Not Landfills

Did you know that all the sweeps from your bench can make a big difference in the lives of fellow artists and jewelry makers? In partnership with CERF+, the Rio Grande Sweeps for CERF+ program accepts sweeps from jewelers as donations to help craftspeople across the...

Artist Studio Safety

Artist Studio Safety WHY? Some materials and processes used to create art can also be toxic, unhealthy or unsafe, especially if used over time. Protect yourself for the present and future by creating safely.  DID YOU KNOW? Studio Safety Guide When it comes to creating...