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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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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

14 11 hours ago
Reply by Michael Thomas

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 yesterday
Reply by Debbie Carroll

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

15 Mar 20
Reply by carrie jacobson

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


I have found several good sources for matting prints of photographs. Price is almost double for going the archival route. Just wondering ho…

Started by Shari Akers

1 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Shari Akers

Heat Control in a Tent

Just done a couple of weekend shows in HOT temperatures on paving and wondered if there were any thoughts on heat dissipation? We have a Li…

Started by Mike Smith

17 Jul 13, 2016
Reply by Mike Smith

Sharing a tent (in Florida)- How to?

I've been to art fairs where people share tents with different types of art. I've seen other lamp designers do this. I have 1 lamp design,…

Started by Brian Channing

1 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Chris Hoyt

New to Art Fairs, how does my work hold up?

Hello! I am new to the site, new to participating in Art Fairs, but not new to attending Art Fairs. :)  I've been an artist/creator my ent…

Started by Steffe Harwood

11 Jun 16, 2016
Reply by margaret luttrell

Single Vs. Double Matting

I've been trying to find a definitive answer to this question on this site to no avail. As a new photographer to the art fair world I've be…

Started by Josh Baker

2 May 12, 2016
Reply by Josh Baker


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