Art Fair Insiders

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

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Strategies for the Seasoned Artist

Recently I had the privilege of Moderating a Discussion Session entitled “Strategies for the Seasoned Artist” at an enrichment conference h…

Started by Carol Knox in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and CraftsLatest Reply

frustration and feeling like the biggest loser

I feel I have learned some in participating in shows, but mostly I feel like a failure. I have literally only sold two items last year that…

Started by kara unland in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and CraftsLatest Reply

Sale without a price

It might be nice to institute a rule. If someone is going to list an item for sale, on this site. They MUST list a for sale price. Too many…

Started by Larry Sohn in For Sale, Trade or RentLatest 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.

1211 yesterday
Reply by Shannon Eaton

Art Fair Reviews

Write your review of a show you've participated in right here.

4 on Tuesday
Reply by Larry Sohn

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

437 May 2
Reply by Kristy Guenther

Art Show Information and Discussions

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

2131 23 hours ago
Reply by Greg Little

Business of Art Fairs

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

453 May 8
Making Art, Jewelry or Soap?
by Christopher Alexander

Call for Artists

shows looking for artists to apply; administrators of the site only post here

7 Mar 24
Reply by Erik Jensen

Ask the Photographer

Questions about images, camera settings, lighting, backgrounds and anything else you might want to know about your jury images can be asked. Larry Berman has been working with artists for over 10 years helping them improve their jury images.

12 Apr 27
Reply by Larry Sohn

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

749 on Tuesday
Reply by Reid Watts

For Sale, Trade or Rent

Sell your art show related equipment or supplies. If you have display equipment you rarely use, consider offering it for rental locally. And you can post if you're looking to rent a display. Don't forget to add a location to each post.

485 15 hours ago
Reply by Tenisha Dotstry

Buy, Sell or Trade Pro Panels

Dedicated Pro Panel category - buy, sell or trade right here (sponsored by Pro Panels)

51 20 hours ago
For Sale: Propanels & trimline(South FL Area)
by Maria pinova

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.

158 May 16
Reply by Thomas Jacobs

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

259 3 hours ago
Reply by Heike Strobel

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.

158 3 hours ago
Reply by Rick Wallace

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

221 May 16
Reply by Barry Shandler

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.

76 Oct 9, 2017
Reply by Larry Sohn

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.

400 19 hours ago
We are keeping on, thanks to you
by Connie Mettler

In Memoriam

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

50 May 16
Reply by Kathleen V. Smith

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?

11 Dec 18, 2017
Reply by Mary Strope

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