Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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The Indian Wells Art Festival (IWAF) is held at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens at the corner of Washington Street and Miles Avenue in Indian Wells, CA. The venue is superb, very upscale.
The artwork at the festival is among the best of the best. Large scale stone sculptures, monumental steel sculptures, and fine art paintings are the "standard" at IWAF.
There are approximately 200 artists from all over the world who come to this show.
Load in is…Continue
Scottsdale Waterfront show in Scottsdale, AZ.
2017 was my first time doing the Waterfront show in Scottsdale and it was a success. Thunderbird Artists really does know how to put on a great show. No buy and sell, no T-shirts, no soap-on-a-rope. Just high quality fine art and the best of the best.
Load in can be tough because you have to either dolly in or use the golf carts. It all went smoothly. I was given a wonderful space near the fountain and had plenty of room to…Continue
The Sedona show is held on a baseball field, at the High School. It's a nice venue with all the booths on grass. You cannot drive on the grass so you have to dolly your work to your space, not too bad.
I made money at this show selling my southwest art (Shamans) in the price range of $95 to $1,800.
Load in is the day before the show. Load out is a bit more difficult. The show closes as the sun is setting and it gets dark fast -…Continue