Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Well, I have not blogged in a while. So here goes.
I gave up on the Ann Arbor Show after 30 years, it just was not worth it anymore.
So, two years ago, I tried the Cadillac show as a replacement.
Not that I expected to gross as much as AA. But the show is an hour plus from my Saugatuck casa. It is small, less than 100 exhibitors. It is held in a mellow downtown park right on the lake and it is easy-pezy to setup and teardown.
So last year I managed to pull $1500…Continue
The KIA art Fair was last weekend. Artists setup early on Friday morn and the Fair is from 3pm-8pm that day.
Then on Saturday it runs from 9-5. No Sunday show.
It is setup in a beautiful downtown park, Bronson Park. Artists have plenty of room around and in the rear of their booths.
Setup and teardown are pretty mellow. You do…Continue
This show was last weekend. Melbourne is by the Intercoastal on the Atlantic Ocean in Florida.
The Show has been going on a long time, and until two years ago, it was always held on the streets in downtown. Right by all the bars and restaurants. It drew big crowds and they bought. They also had one of the largest Patron Purchase Awards system, over $100K pledged.
Then two years ago the show moved to a municipal park, northwest and…Continue
Mainsail was last weekend at a waterfront park in downtown St. Petersburg,FL.
This is my hometown, although I live across the bay in Ybor City.
St. Pete has blossomed.
There are trendy restaurants and galleries everywhere.
Tall high rise condos sprout up faster than you can say “Jimminy Cricket”.
There are a lot more monied people running around town.
Some of them actually buy…Continue