Art Fair Insiders

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

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Agonizing over my website

How is that website coming? Is it working for you? Does it help promote your business, do you market it, or is it a time suck, or just anot…

Started by Connie Mettler in Web Site Reviews, Internet Marketing and TechLatest Reply

Art Shows & Spouses

Do they mix well? How do you convince a spouse that this is what we do?  I am getting ready for 2015. My problem was I picked some local sh…

Started by Heather Jordan in Art Fair DiscussionsLatest Reply

Items Necessary at a show

My husband and I are attending our first show soon and were wondering if someone out there has a list compiled of things you need (besides…

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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.

907 on Tuesday
Reply by Gretchen Smith

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

376 on Tuesday
Reply by Chris Hoyt

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.

86 yesterday
Reply by Alison Thomas

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

572 on Saturday
Reply by Donald McDowell

Business of Art Fairs

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

382 17 hours ago
Reply by Chris Hoyt

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

211 on Sunday
Reply by dean mackey

Classifieds

We are no longer posting Classifieds in the Discussion area. Please post in the "Classified" in the Groups.

284 Aug 14
Reply by Christina L. Towell

Crafts and Craft Fairs

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

49 on Friday
Reply by Cynthia Welch

Art Show Information

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

878 on Saturday
Reply by Steve Sawusch

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!)

854 19 hours ago
Reply by Cynthia Welch

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.

141 yesterday
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

169 Nov 19
Reply by Bobby Weiss

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.

61 Nov 19
Lodging suggestions for 3 Florida shows in February 2015
by Janet Campbell

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.

245 3 hours ago
Reply by Colleen Williams

In Memoriam

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

31 Sep 25
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

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.

18 Oct 8
Reply by Pauline Haas-Vaughn

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 2 hours ago
Reply by carrie jacobson

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