Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
The pros and cons of opening an art gallery are discussed by a prospective owner, a past owner and a current owner.
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Next Podcast: Jan. 25, 5 pm ET. Can you do it without a pension or supplemental income? What are the tricks to earning a living on the streets of the U.S. If you would like to be on this panel please contact me.
As always you can listen live or go to our podcast page to download from the archive.
May 27 & 28
St. Charles, Illinois
Presented by the Downtown St. Charles Partnership
Deadline: January 31
Application fee: $35; Booth fee: Single $395; Double $795
I know our focus here is on insuring that the artists who are participating in the events earn a living. That is my mission.
But some art festivals do that and more. The Anacortes Arts Festival in Anacortes, WA, has a mission of giving back to the arts in its community, a Giving Back Program. In 2016, the festival handed out $42,350 in grants. That number was $39,974 in 2015 and $49,000 in 2014 (which includes cultural…Continue
The premise: As a "new" artist attempting to earn a living at the nation's art fairs I often think about the business side of things. People are surprised that I even attempt the notion of doing it full time... without a pension! …Continue