Art Fair Insiders

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

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Sales Techniques or Conversation Starters

I am fairly new to festival selling. The last time that I exhibited was 2007 & 2009 as an emerging artist at the Des Moines Art Festiva…

Started by Brandi Powell in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and CraftsLatest Reply

Darkroom Equipment for Sale - piles of it ... Enlarger Sold!

Beseler Photo Enlarger 45V-XL - $250 or Best Offer (really needs a home, not a landfill)Used in professional darkroom. Includes Chassis, b…

Started by Connie Mettler in Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & SuppliersLatest Reply

Gary San Pietro

I just found out yesterday that Gary San Pietro passed away on June 27th. A smoker for as long as I can remember, he had been diagnosed wit…

Started by Larry Berman in In MemoriamLatest 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.

1166 Oct 10
Reply by Kendra Bennett

Art Fair Reviews

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

2 on Thursday
Cottonwood Art Festival Richardson TX
by Melanie Rolfes

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

428 on Saturday
Reply by Kathleen J. Clausen

Art Show Information and Discussions

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

2088 Oct 3
Reply by Lucia Friedericy

Business of Art Fairs

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

441 Sep 16
Reply by Annette Piper

Call for Artists

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

6 Oct 9
Call for Artists: WITAN'S 41st French Market Juried Arts & Crafts Show
by Connie Mettler

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.

9 Mar 23
Reply by Cindy Welch

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

725 on Thursday
Reply by Barry Shandler

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.

390 56 minutes ago
Reply by Nancy Falco

Buy, Sell or Trade Pro Panels

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

21 on Wednesday
Reply by Larry Berman

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.

151 Oct 9
Reply by Lisa Firke

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

248 on Wednesday
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.

156 May 5
Reply by Roxy Lentz

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

209 Aug 16
Reply by Catherine Freshley

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
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.

390 7 hours ago
Reply by Judy Christian

In Memoriam

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

46 on Saturday
Reply by R. Seidel

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?

10 Jul 2, 2016
Reply by Christina L. Towell

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