CERF+ Craft Emergency Relief Fund to Receive Award of Distinction from The American Craft Council


This month when The American Craft Council (ACC) announced the recipients of its 2016 awards, CERF+ was among them. The ACC selected CERF+ to receive its 2016 Award of Distinction which recognizes an individual, organization, or institution that has made significant contributions to the field over a minimum of 25 years.

Presented biennially, the ACC Awards honor outstanding artistic and scholarly achievement, leadership, and service in the field of craft. The 2016 ACC Awards gala will take place on October 14 in conjunction with “Present Tense,” the ACC’s 12th national conference in Omaha, NE.

The 2016 recipients will also be featured in the Oct./Nov. issue of “American Craft” magazine and in videos on craftcouncil.org. Read more about all the award winners at this link (http://craftcouncil.org/post/2016-american-craft-council-awards).

CERF+ is a national artists’ service organization whose mission is to safeguard and sustain the careers of artists working in craft disciplines and provide emergency resources that benefit all artists. CERF+ accomplishes its mission through these programs and initiatives:

* Emergency Relief
* Emergency Preparedness & Recovery Resources
* Emergency Preparedness Educational Programs
* Artist Preparedness Campaign
* National Coalition for Arts Preparedness & Emergency Response
* Research on the Needs & Status of Working Artists

For further information call 802/229-2306, e-mail to (info@craftemergency.org) or visit (http://craftemergency.org/).


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