Art Fair Insiders

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

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5 SIGNS YOUR ART BUSINESS IS BECOMING IRRELEVANT

This link was on Facebook today and I changed the title as it is appropriate to the art business as well: http://sba.thehartford.com/busine

Started by Richard L. Sherer in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and CraftsLatest Reply

looking up and looking ahead

Well, the shows finally got a little better here in Western NY. The rain storms stopped messing with us in July and I could assess things w…

Started by Pat Sorbini in Business of Art FairsLatest Reply

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

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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.

965 yesterday
Wall Suggestions for Framed Art Prints
by Kathleen Farrell

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.

105 yesterday
Reply by Kathleen Farrell

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

616 on Wednesday
Propanels vs Armstrong panels - are parts interchangeable?
by Chris King

Business of Art Fairs

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

400 yesterday
Reply by Christina L. Towell

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

229 on Wednesday
Reply by Jerry Cagle

Crafts and Craft Fairs

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

83 on Friday
Reply by Joan Parker

Art Show Information

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

939 Aug 21
Reply by Linnea Lahlum

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!)

909 yesterday
Indoor shows
by Mickey Shahak

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.

149 Aug 7
Reply by Greg Little

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

184 Aug 11
Reply by David Damiano

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.

68 Aug 22
Reply by Shaari Horowitz

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.

302 2 hours ago
Reply by Christina L. Towell

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.

24 Aug 7
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?

8 on Thursday
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

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What are you doing this weekend? August 28-30, 2015

Started by Connie Mettler in Everything Else. Last reply by Christina L. Towell 2 hours ago. 10 Replies

looking up and looking ahead

Started by Pat Sorbini in Business of Art Fairs. Last reply by Christina L. Towell yesterday. 3 Replies

Indoor shows

Started by Mickey Shahak in Art Fair Discussions yesterday. 0 Replies

First fair - booth shots, opinions welcome

Started by Brad Cornelius in Booth Examples and Reviews. Last reply by Kathleen Farrell yesterday. 16 Replies

Liability insurance

Started by Nancy Biggins in Wholesale Business. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer on Thursday. 3 Replies

Mystic and SoNo, CT, shows 2015

Started by carrie jacobson in Art Fair Discussions. Last reply by Judy Christian on Wednesday. 6 Replies

Has anyone ever used Air bnb internationally?

Started by Linnea Lahlum in Everything Else. Last reply by Melanie Rolfes on Tuesday. 9 Replies

Make lemonade!

Started by Chris Hoyt in Art Fair Discussions. Last reply by Jacki Bilsborrow on Tuesday. 6 Replies

Weight Options

Started by Larry Berman in Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers. Last reply by carrie jacobson on Monday. 36 Replies

Top 10 Reviewers on ArtShowReviews.com for June & July

1.  Michael  Stephenson

2.  Diana Ferguson

3.  Ellen vanHully-Bronson

4.  Jeri Vitello

5.  Mark Madachik

6.  Tim Kelsey

7.  Marirose Hofmann

8.  Ginny Herzog

9.  Marge Luttrell

10. Sharon Kaplan

Thanks to these folks for sharing their reviews on ArtShowReviews.com!

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