Art Fair Insiders

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

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Celebrating our 6th Anniversary - Thank you for the pledge!

Working on our art fair websites is a mission that gives me great satisfaction, but has a high cost in time and money. So glad you understa…

Started by Connie Mettler in Everything ElseLatest Reply

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

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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.

960 yesterday
Reply by Rosie Wilhelm

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

396 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.

104 on Tuesday
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

611 2 hours ago
A set of Pro Panels for sale in Chicago area
by Igor Menaker

Business of Art Fairs

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

396 Apr 14
Reply by Peter Grimord

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

226 7 hours ago
Reply by Alyx Morgan

Crafts and Craft Fairs

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

83 Jul 22
Reply by Lois Anderson

Art Show Information

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

933 yesterday
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

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!)

903 1 hour ago
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

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.

147 Jul 14
Reply by Nicole Castle Brookus

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

182 Jul 19
Reply by Rob Squire

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.

67 13 hours ago
Reply by Laurie Leonard

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.

296 8 hours ago
Reply by Robert Wallis

In Memoriam

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

36 Jul 24
Reply by Colleen Williams

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 May 29
Reply by Christina L. Towell

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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MY FAVORITE ART FAIR!

Started by Kathleen V. Smith in Art Fair Discussions. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

How not to run an art show

Started by Roxanne Coffelt in Art Fair Discussions. Last reply by Roxanne Coffelt 1 hour ago. 8 Replies

Landscape Photography Commission

Started by Chris Sebastian in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant 12 hours ago. 2 Replies

How can the season be half over??

Started by Pat Sorbini in Art Fair Discussions. Last reply by Pat Sorbini 15 hours ago. 5 Replies

LONGMONT ART FAIR???

Started by Kathleen J. Clausen in Art Show Information. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer yesterday. 10 Replies

Booth Suggestions

Started by Ernie Komarek in Booth Examples and Reviews. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant on Tuesday. 24 Replies

For sale

Started by James Vertrees in Welcome to Art Fair Insiders! on Tuesday. 0 Replies

What are you doing this weekend: July 24-26, 2015?

Started by Connie Mettler in Everything Else. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer on Monday. 20 Replies

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