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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…

Started by marjorie bowersLatest Reply

Taking Credit Debit

Hey Yall, I am just getting back into doing shows and need advice on Credit/Debit..Are the knuckle busters better for fees than the new swi…

Started by Heather JordanLatest Reply

Newbie trying to choose show category

Hi all, I'm getting ready to apply to the Inman Park Arts Festival. I believe my work falls within mixed media 2D. It incorporates vintage…

Started by Cheryl BeverlyLatest Reply

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Advice needed! Newbie! ♥

Hi, I set up at my first event on Saturday and although turnout was low (bad weather) I did sell a lot of items and generated some interest…

Started by Lisa V. Proulx

4 yesterday
Reply by Loc Tran

Silent Auctions at art fairs, your thoughts?

I have been to many art fairs this past year that ask for a donation to their silent auction. I actually had patrons look at my booth, then…

Started by Cecelia Blenker

11 May 10
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

Curious, Can You write off your RV for Taxes?

Something I have been thinking about for sometime.  Can you write of your RV for taxes? I know if you have a home based business you can wr…

Started by Chris van atta

9 May 1
Reply by Chris van atta

Question about Application Deadlines

Hi Folks.  Newbie here who is planning to begin doing shows in 2018. I am looking for a listing of the art shows organized by application d…

Started by Michael Thomas

19 Apr 17
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

Living in RV/Travel Trailer

Hello Art Show Folks, I have been through some major life changes recently. As a result, I have decided to make the plunge and venture out…

Started by Michael Thomas

26 Apr 17
Reply by Michael Thomas

Wind, Heat, Equipment, etc.

Am fairly new to the "show circuit" and have a few questions for members with experience: How do Pro-Panels stand up to the wind? Seems t…

Started by Jay Heinrich

6 Apr 15
Reply by Jay Heinrich

Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)

Hi folks - I joined this forum just about a year ago now and I figured it was time to finally do a "proper" introduction and post some thou…

Started by Mandy Paul

16 Apr 2
Reply by Mandy Paul

Innovative panel setup...I want your photos!!

Hi fellow artists, This is my second season selling in a lightdome, and my first with Pro Panels. I have been setting up the most boring co…

Started by Nancy Leeson

6 Mar 27
Reply by Debbie Carroll

Wells Street Art Fair, Chicago, IL

I have been invited to exhibit at this art fair.  It will be my second one.  Has anyone had any recent experience with this fair?  I am won…

Started by Rosie Wilhelm

12 Feb 16
Reply by Rosie Wilhelm

Have not done a show yet, worried about logistics problems already.

Hi everyone.  I'm a wildlife photographer and this year have decided to jump into art fair markets with both feet (applications are sent ou…

Started by Harry Colquhoun

6 Jul 19, 2016
Reply by Shari Akers


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