Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I recently did a deep dive into vehicle loading, and discovered that it is much easier to overload a vehicle than one would think. It seems like a simple calculation: get a vehicle and/or trailer large enough to accommodate everything you need for a show, then make sure that the tow vehicle and hitch are rated to tow the weight of your trailer plus a guestimate of the weight of your gear, and you’re done. My tow vehicle is rated…Continue
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I noticed on http://festivalinthepark.org/ that Charlotte’s “Festival In the Park” this weekend is still going ahead as scheduled, despite the Charlotte riots and curfews. I was wondering how that is working out. Are the artists and crafters actually setting up? What were they told by the promoter? Will anyone show up tomorrow and Sunday? Are the police actually able to provide credible security?
Melanie Rolfes: I love to read your show reports – they are always full of useful information. One of the things in your reports that always baffles me is how you get your booth set up and broken down so quickly. It takes my wife and me between 5 and 7:30 hours to load in and set up our booth, and 3 to 4 hours to break down and load out. And that is for a single Trimline, not the double you are setting up. How you are able to get it done in 1:30 hours and 45 minutes amazes me. What is…Continue