"Please give me the link to CODA's website where they mention "singers, visual art". I tried to find any listing of these categories but couldn't. In their survey, under media categories, "Enamel" was the closest thing…"
"Not so - it isn't all about "craft". They define craft as much more - singers, visual art, show promoters, small craft businesses, etc. spanning the whole idea of art. This is needed to then dive deeper into micro "art"…"
"Good question. I don't know either. But I often hear that there are areas of the country where art is more highly regarded. But visits to museums or the number of art galleries/art museums does not necessarily mean that the sales are…"
"Thanks Michelle. The Coda survey is great...but it focuses only on craft. It leaves out "fine art" , painting sculpture, etc. (I've always hated the distinction between "fine art" and "craft". How good can fine art…"
"YES! CODA Craft is. Check out www.codacraft.org. They did a big survey - which will soon be updated in about 2 years or so - that found artists (from art organizations, galleries, individual art/craft businesses, etc.) make about $10 Billion a year…"
I am an artist who works nationally. Many of my friends also work nationally. When we compare our local art market to places of equal size and demographics in other parts of the country we all agree that it often sucks by comparison. Unfortunately our only evidence is anecdotal. QUESTION: Anybody have any ideas on how to quantify art markets? I'm talking private customer purchases, NOT GRANTS TO NON-PROFITS. Too many state and city arts boards measure the health of thier art markets by the size…See More
Are you doing Cherry Creek this year? You & Chuck should request to have our booths neer each other. I LOVE cherry Creek. It will be fun if Vickie & I can hang out while you & Chuck sell art. We always stay at Lowes ~ great room service.
ummm... the bio. i left favorite show blank. i see some promoters are getting on the site. i don't want to hurt his chances to get in any show. i want every promoter to think their show is chuck's favorite. i realize i am overly cautious.