Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I built a few print display panels from the plans that Ernie Kleven sells. They worked well for me for the first year, but I then got really serious and bought a big set of Pro Panels. My home-made…Continue
I'm looking for feedback on whether I should set up my booth with 7' panels for displaying my photographs vs. 8' panels. I personally like the feeling of being in a booth that's eight feet tall, as…Continue
Here's a quick recap from the tiny in size, but big-hearted Marion Arts Festival. It's a one-day show but that's all it needs to be!
It's a tiny show, 50 artists exactly. It is very tightly curated with exactly zero duplication of subject matter between artists. If you get in your work will stand out. They are superb at jurying and making sure each artist in the show is unlike any other.
Zapp to apply. It took me three years to get in. Communication is plentiful and crystal…Continue
Quick recap of a very weird weekend. Bayfront Park in Duluth, MN is a great setting right on Lake Superior. New management of this show seems to have fixed lots of things that were being handled poorly in past years. Load in and out are easy...for an extra 50 bucks you can park your trailer right behind your booth! They did a superb job of keeping the artists flush with water and snacks. Booth sitters were readily available as well.
Attendance was maybe 12,000, maybe. Might have been…Continue
This show used to be on the same weekend as Uptown Art Fair but it's been moved to allow customers to give Loring all of their attention. The demographics here are pretty favorable, as locals live in condos and apartments near downtown Mpls. So they certainly have walls but obviously few will have yards. Keep that in mind if you sell wind chimes or twirly things for the garden. If you have all price points covered and a good selection of truly different, high quality art, then you have…Continue