Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
As I sit here enjoying java 2.0 on a beautiful spring morning, I wonder what everyone is doing this weekend? Are you doing a show? Prepping for shows? Taking a weekend off? Something else?Continue
Good afternoon everyone. Dh and I are in search of a new show or two to try in either this year or next year to replace one that we are doing. I have a question about Red River Revel in Shreveport,…Continue
Just popping in while I wait on wax to dry. It is about as boring as watching paint dry or grass grow. LOLI have prepped some quart size mason jars for painting. Will get to it this weekend. This…Continue
I received a post card for the Spring Arts Festival in Gainesville, FL. The dates ... April 7-8, 2017. It has some association with Santa Fe College. It is a 49 year old show. I am wondering if this…Continue
Let me start by saying I never really know where to put these reviews because it is not an "art" show. So Connie, if you want to move it elsewhere, please do. I will fill you in on our experience but YMMV.
This past weekend dh and I went Brandon, MS, which is a suburb of Jackson, to attend Vintage Market Days of Mississippi. VMD is not for every artist or crafts person, which is true of any show. There is no show or event that fits everyone, including VMD. VMD is a…Continue
This past weekend my husband, our daughter and I had a booth at Vintage Market Days (VMD) in Brandon, MS, near Jackson. This was our first ever VMD event. I had applied to the one in southeast Louisiana but was wait listed due to my category being full.
VMD is a franchise based promoter that has been doing shows around 5 years. They started off in middle America, Oklahoma I think. Promoters buy a franchise or a given area to run a bi-annual show, spring and…Continue
We had that show that is near my house. It has been a bad weekend all around for the artists, the organizer, the shoppers, EVERYONE. Oh, and the weather was a major player too. Where do I start.
Let's start with the weather. It was predicted it would begin…Continue
A couple of weeks ago I hosted a trunk sale in my home. I had mentioned it here on AFI and Connie mentioned blogging about it so here I am. Specifically Connie had suggested blogging trunk sale vs. a craft show. This is my first blog here so try to be forgiving if I don't pull it off well. <smile>
I have been doing my craft, making travertine tile coasters, trivets and plaques for 3 years this month. I actually got into this coaster business somewhat accidentally. …Continue