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Tip of the Day: What do you do after season?

Sandy Walker reaches out to us in this blog post, posing the question, "What do you do after season"?  We all use our down time differently, some to create new merchandise, some to relax and take time off, some to get organized and catch up on paperwork.  How about you?  How do you spend your time after the Holiday hubbub? 

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Winterfair....Ohio's Best Christmas Markets

Posted by marge luttrell on December 7, 2016 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

I haven't been writing much lately. I have done a bunch of shows this year (26) and truly have just beat myself up physically.....Plus, the time in-between has been studio "bust a move" time...to keep the inventory fresh and plentiful. But I figured that I would end up the year reviewing my last two shows.

Two weeks ago I did Cincinnati Winterfair. Based at the Covington Convention Center, which is nicely equipped with rugs and big pushcarts to load in our work. The booth fee…

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And, Now the Review...Tempe Festival of the Arts Fall Addition

Posted by S Brian Berkun on December 7, 2016 at 11:30am 3 Comments

I know that just about everyone, with some exception, has had a down year and, for some, Tempe was just a continuation of that trend. For me, thankfully, it was "okay". The bottom line is I didn't lose money but didn't make much either. I made about the same at the spring show. Read between the lines, this show is not making a lot of money for some artist/attendees.

The administration of this show has changed hands since spring. Kate Borders, President / Executive Director of Downtown…

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Tempe Festival of the Arts Award Winners

Posted by S Brian Berkun on December 7, 2016 at 10:26am 2 Comments

And, the envelope please...Award winners from this Falls Tempe Festival of the Arts

2016 FALL FESTIVAL



AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED



BEST OF SHOW

Stephen Harmston

Harmston Arts

Printmaking

Chandler, AZ – 1106

BEST BOOTH DISPLAY

Jim Williams

Allen & Williams Pottery

Ceramics

Carpinteria, CA – 1107



DRAWING

Michael Rohner

RohnerArt

Oakland, CA – 1113



CERAMICS

Deborah…

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Call for Artists: 14th Annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on December 6, 2016 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

May 13 & 14

Bethesda, Maryland

Presented by: Bethesda Urban Partnership

140 Artists

Deadline:  December 16…



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Six Wasted Days at One-of-a-Kind Show

Posted by John Leben on December 6, 2016 at 5:58pm 14 Comments

Here's the thing... I'm not saying that all the artists at Chicago's One-of-a-Kind Show at the Merchandiose Mart wasted their time. I'm just saying that I wasted my time there. I felt like they gave me some kind of magical "invisible" booth. The few people that did visit me, I truly appreciate, but most did not. But, I'm getting ahead of myself. 

I signed up for this show with lots of doubts and trepidation. The $2500 booth fee is off-putting to say the least and I managed to dodge…

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Royal Oak Farmers Market Holiday Show Potentially a Great Show

Posted by Barry Bernstein on December 5, 2016 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of doing the Royal Oak Farmers Market Holiday Show. It was a winner for a first time event and it has the potential to be one of the better shows in the Metro Detroit area. This show is put on by the Guild. This is the same group that has its own Ann Arbor Show, the two Birmingham shows and a few others within a hundred miles of Ann Arbor.

First a little history. This show was started a couple of years ago as the Ann Arbor Holiday Show. It was…

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