Art Fair Insiders

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

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This link was on Facebook today and I changed the title as it is appropriate to the art business as well:

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.

969 on Wednesday
Reply by Judy Christian

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

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

397 1 hour ago
Reply by Jeri Vitello

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.

111 on Friday
Booth Layout - Not Booth Shot (yet)
by Dawn Lombard

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

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

626 15 hours ago
SW INDIANA: Dome Light 10 X 10 for sale $550. Used a few times
by Emily Gartner

For Sale or Trade

sell your art show related equipment or supplies

11 22 hours ago
SELLING 16 Very Large Quality Frames, EACH or By The LOT
by pam neil

Business of Art Fairs

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

402 3 minutes ago
Reply by Louis S Frederick

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

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

232 Sep 24
Reply by Marjorie Sloan

Art Show Information and Discussions

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

1934 21 hours ago
Reply by Kelly Balcom

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 Sep 29
Reply by Janet McGregor Dunn

Questions & Answers for New Members

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

186 Sep 18
Reply by Randi Lorber

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.

311 on Saturday
Reply by Bill McLauchlan

In Memoriam

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

38 Sep 18
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 Aug 27
Reply by Richard L. Sherer


Top 10 Reviewers on 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

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