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Booth Damage at Show

I did a show this weekend at a convention center in my city.  I set up 2 nights before the show.  The night before the show, one of the exh…

Started by Tim GottLatest Reply

What does it cost to actually put on an art show?

I know this has been discussed here before, but I can't seem to find it. There's always a lot of talk about how jury fees are out of hand,…

Started by Jim ParkerLatest Reply

Bookkeeping and taxes

Hi I am a photographer. I am not going to actually get to my first fair until April of 2016. My question is how far back can I go in writin…

Started by Grant josephLatest Reply

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A few thoughts from a part timer

I just wanted to share a few thoughts (totally my own) on things I've observed over the past 15-20 years of art fairs and other venues wher…

Started by Hal Moran

6 Oct 5
Reply by Joan Glover

Problems with Square releasing my money-anyone ever heard of this?

Has anyone ever had this happen- I have never heard of this. I did a show over last weekend, went to square site today and see that I must…

Started by Judy Christian

16 Jul 23
Reply by Greg Little

How I can make a successful sales

I did some of the shows last year and I made some sales but it was very dificult. I need some advice about how to start when the people int…

Started by ana maria hoyos

7 Jul 23
Reply by Kathleen J. Clausen

Bruce Baker materials still good?

I was reading something here from years ago and it mentioned Bruce Baker and his web site I was (am) really intrigue…

Started by Bobby Weiss

6 Jun 13
Reply by Janet Alexander

Tracking Stock & Investment

I am trying to figure the best way to track things I purchase for upcycling and repurposing.  A lot of what I buy is home decor in flea mar…

Started by Cindy Welch

3 Jun 1
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

Buy and sell

I was recently in a fair where a neighbor was selling die cut mats of Batman and Purdue, star wars  etc. and placing them over legos glued…

Started by Kelly Meska

4 May 30
Reply by Kelly Meska

Fulltime RVers traveling to Art Fairs

Is there anyone else out there whose primary residence is their RV and they do not have a physical residence anywhere? I ask because this w…

Started by Michael Thomas

11 May 25
Reply by Thomas Schoeller

Making Art, Jewelry or Soap?

We have been writing a lot of policies already this year for artists who make and sell artwork, jewelry and personal care products (soaps,…

Started by Christopher Alexander

0 May 8

Credit card payment systems

Did my first show (yeah!) and learned a whole lot. I also learned that I don't have a clue about a bunch of stuff! What do you all recommen…

Started by Kris Tracy

13 May 6
Reply by Melanie Moore

Edition number tracking

Primarily photographers and possibly painters might have an answer. ALL of my work is done in limited editions, for any one particular Art…

Started by Larry Sohn

5 Apr 30
Reply by Thomas Jacobs


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