Art Fair Insiders

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

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Much Bigger Show, Much More $$

Okay, I have some questions on going bigger, and hopefully better, as far as shows.  Most of my shows' booth fees have been in the $60-$150…

Started by Cindy Welch in Crafts and Craft FairsLatest Reply

Would like advice from photographers

I love photography. I suck at it, but I love it. I like the way it trains your eye to see the world differently. I enjoy shooting odd thing…

Started by Pat Sorbini in Everything ElseLatest Reply

Something I've been Thinking About

Last September I got into St Louis and last week I was accepted to Cherry Creek for the first time since the first show where people were p…

Started by Barry Bernstein 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.

915 Jan 20
Reply by Carol Bradley

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

380 3 hours ago
Reply by Connie Mettler

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.

95 54 minutes ago
Reply by Alanna St Laurent

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

582 26 minutes ago
Reply by Bob Ross

Business of Art Fairs

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

387 11 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.

217 8 hours ago
Reply by Cindy Welch

Classifieds

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

284 Aug 14, 2014
Reply by Christina L. Towell

Crafts and Craft Fairs

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

77 2 hours ago
Reply by Kendra Bennett

Art Show Information

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

893 6 hours ago
Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts, Jan 2015
by Cat Fenner

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!)

860 on Sunday
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

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.

143 9 hours ago
Reply by Rich Helmer

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

172 Jan 19
Reply by Mel Walls

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 Dec 27, 2014
Reply by Sabine Chadborn

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.

256 1 hour ago
Reply by Cindy Welch

In Memoriam

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

33 Jan 15
Reply by Connie Mettler

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.

19 Jan 9
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?

7 Nov 27, 2014
Reply by carrie jacobson

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