Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
It's Connie Mettler's birthday today!
Connie suggested I start a discussion for my Weekend Art Market starting this Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day weekend.
I have commented on it in her blog, but will give the gist here as well.
I am an artist that has property on a highly traveled stretch of road known as the "Blue Star Highway." It is between South Haven and Saugatuck on the Michigan lake shore. It is a tourist main thoroughfare to Saugatuck from Chicago. People are looking…
Got a rejection the other day to Castle Rock and was very confused by it. In the email, it had the scores from the 8 judges and they were all over the place (5-2 range on an assumed 5 point scale). I then looked at last years artists on the website and counted 30 photographers out of the 178. Way too saturated.
I did have a chance to visit the paid visitor entry fee show last year and was not impressed by a majority of the photographers (many that I see when I visit lower end shows).…
Hello, I finally decided to join, I've been lurking for years. Thanks so much for all the great information and tips.
I'm a lampworker and most of what I make is glass jewelry, I do branch out into other stuff made of glass, but my bread and butter is jewelry.
Looking forward to more great tips and so advice.
Photographing an eight foot quilt and a portrait of Pittsburgh quilt artist Patty Kennedy-Zafred.
Here's a picture of Patty standing in front of her 6x8 foot quilt. How many artists create large enough artwork for them to be photographed in front of.
The article on my web site describes how I set a quilt up to be photographed and how I position the lights to…
Do you love our art fair related websites where you can
Odds in winning a prize in the Birthday Party Pledge Drive are more like 1 in 3! You not only help support this website that helps you in your art fair business you are really likely to be saying soon, "Wow! I won. I never win anything!."
Some of the…Continue
For most it was a weekend for a decent paycheck with no scary things going on -- whoops, I forgot to mention this report in from my friend fiber artist, Sandy Moran who was at the Tulsa Mayfest:
ContinueMost of the stock was salvageable, though the tent was twisted…
September 21 & 22
Durham, North Carolina
Presented by the Durham Arts Council
Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 11am-5pm
135 visual artist exhibitors
Deadline: May 31
CenterFest is a competitive, juried festival attracting high-quality fine art and fine crafts. In it's 39th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham's lively downtown…