Art Fair Insiders

Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

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Help inspire students to be part of something big via Kickstarter.

Hello Artists. In my new career as an art teacher I have done some creative things with my students but my ArtPrize 2015 entry is the most…

Started by jerry berta in Artists Fund Raising, Kickstarter & contestsLatest Reply

Sage advice on online retail marketplaces?

I’m a newcomer, trying to find a niche in the Artisan/craft market, and in need of some timely, sage advice. I am sure that it is a common…

Started by James Kimbriel in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and CraftsLatest Reply

Art Show Reviews - what do you get from them, could they be better

When reading a review I always read between the lines. This is why.   I have done a lot of shows where one artist on my right does exceptio…

Started by Jennifer K. Hamilton in Art Fair DiscussionsLatest Reply

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Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!

New to Art Fairs, or considering taking the plunge? Introduce yourself and find new friends in the art show and crafts business. Questions about the business? Before you ask look at the Forum categories below please! Try using the search box at top to find the wealth of information that's already been posted. If there's no answer post your question in Newbies Central discussion area.

943 11 hours ago
Reply by April Davis

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

Preparing images for jury, presenting images, booth slides, zapplication, etc.

397 Apr 22
Reply by Judy Christian

Booth Examples and Reviews

When submitting to a jury, your booth shot can make THE difference between acceptance and rejection. If you would like feedback on your booth shot, submit your questions and photos here.

99 May 13
Reply by Jim Parker

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

What works? What's best? How can you make it better? Tents, weights, lighting, panels, art supplies, etc.

601 20 hours ago
Reply by Karole Bowlds

Business of Art Fairs

Taxes, self-employment issues, insurance, credit card processing, and more...

391 Apr 23
Reply by Robert LeHay

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

Share tips on marketing, making sales and presentation of art at the shows.

219 May 17
Reply by Kathleen V. Smith

Crafts and Craft Fairs

Crafts, craft shows, crafters, crafting, and all the fun of being crafty!

82 May 17
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by Cindy Welch

Art Show Information

Talk about specific art shows, includes questions & discussion not already posted on ArtShowReviews.com

926 yesterday
Reply by Shelly Leit

Art Fair Discussions

All the dirt, all the glory, the art show business topics that don't fit into other categories... (Don't post specific show reviews or questions here but in the Show Information category above please!)

889 May 17
Reply by Ellen Gordon

Web Site Reviews, Internet Marketing and Tech

Web site reviews, e-commerce tips, and online marketing Q&A to help you sell more online after the show is over. Show us your website and we'll review it here.

144 Feb 26
Reply by Connie Mettler

Questions & Answers for New Members

Don't be shy. Ask the veterans. We have all the answers!

178 on Tuesday
Reply by Matt Ganote

Hotel Tips, Home and Room Sharing for Artists

Let's save some money. Looking to share a room at an art fair or do you live near a show? Make connections here to save money and make a new friend. Got any leads on hotel prices near a show? Let us know. Also, share Priceline tips here and lodging options.

65 May 12
Reply by Dale Yakaites (Yak)

Everything Else

Share the news of your life - awards, babies, marriages, commissions, publishing, etc. What else would you like to talk about that doesn't fit a category? We're interested in all your personal stories, too.

282 7 hours ago
Reply by Kathleen V. Smith

In Memoriam

Share information about people who are part of the art fair community: artists, artist partners, show organizers, etc.

36 May 16
Reply by Kathleen V. Smith

Artists Fund Raising, Kickstarter & contests

Looking for help as a result of an accident or financial need or wanting to win an online competition? Post your Kickstarter project, GoFundMe, or emergency fund raising here. Trying to win a competition online? We'll share it on FB and other social media.

23 on Tuesday
Reply by Connie Mettler

Wholesale Business

Talk about wholesaling fine art and fine craft, both at the large wholesale markets, using a rep and on your own. What are the benefits and pitfalls?

7 Nov 27, 2014
Reply by carrie jacobson

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