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Last Call for Artists: Downtown Festival & Art Show - 2 days to deadline

December 1 & 2

Gainesville, Florida

37th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show

Presented by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 14, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Funky Ferndale Art Fair

September 21-23
Ferndale, Michigan
Fri. 3pm-7pm; Sat.…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 8, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 2 Art Fairs in Fort Wayne, IN

Any possible chance you have an opening on the weekend of September 8 & 9?

Here are two opportunities with low overhead:

  1. Fort Wayne Arts Festival at Jefferson Pointe

    This will be…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 8, 2018 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Baltimore Fine Craft Show

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 8, 2018 at 7:10am — No Comments

2 Days to Deadline: 3rd Belle Isle Art Fair

August 4-5
Detroit, Michigan
Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 11am-5pm
100 artists…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 16, 2018 at 11:23am — No Comments

Deadline Tomorrow: 28th Golden Fine Arts Festival

August 18 & 19

Golden, Colorado
downtown Golden
134 Artists
Deadline: April…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 16, 2018 at 8:02am — No Comments

Call for Artists: River Clay Art Festival

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 30, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival

May 18 & 19
Boca Grande, Florida
60 Artists
Deadline: April…
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Added by Connie Mettler on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

September 8 & 9
Chicago, IL

14th Annual Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
Presented By: Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce
150 Artists
Deadline: March 31…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 20, 2018 at 9:12am — No Comments

Burned Out? Your head is spinning?

We're here to help. At the recent Arts Festival Conference, sponsored by Zapplication, in Deerfield, FL, one of the presenters was Brenda Conway whose session was geared to all participants in this art fair business.

Her Mission: Provide resources so art fairs and artists can…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 19, 2018 at 1:37pm — 5 Comments

Art Show Directors -- How we instruct the jury

You are voting on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 being “good heavens, no, absolutely not” and 7 being your highest vote for “wow, I wish I could create work like that.”  (Please see below for some guidelines on scoring.) The average score needed to call applicants to the Object Jury will be 5 or higher.   PLEASE DO NOT USE THE NUMBER 4!!!    If you give anything a score of 4, I will…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 8, 2018 at 2:38pm — 16 Comments

Call for Artists: Saint Louis Art Fair

September 7, 8 and 9

Saint Louis, Missouri
Presented By: Cultural Festivals 
181 Artists
Deadline: March 15

Application Fee: $40    Booth Fee:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on March 8, 2018 at 10:18am — No Comments

Why are these booth fees so high?

Once upon a time security at art festivals might consist of Boy Scouts patrolling the streets of Ann Arbor at night; Boy Scouts camping in the park at Winter Park or the University of Miami football team being "security" at the Coconut Grove Arts…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 6, 2018 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Call for Artists: Royal Oak Market, Fall Edition

November 15 & 16

Royal Oak Farmers Market
Royal Oak Michigan
Presented BY: The Guild of Artists and…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 22, 2018 at 9:23am — No Comments

Report from Florida: 2018 Arts Festival Conference

Feb. 15 & 16, 2018 - Deerfield Beach, FL

This year's theme:

Communication, Collaboration and Building a Better Future Together…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2018 at 6:48pm — 12 Comments

Art Fair Jackson Hole, 2 shows -- extended deadline

July 13-15 and August 10-12

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Art Fair Jackson Hole

New deadline: Saturday, February 17

Why Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Small mountain town, big art audience…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 13, 2018 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Takeaways from the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair Jury

Here is an article from the all about Ann Arbor website, ClickOnDetroit.com. The Guild had their jurying recently at their offices in Kerrytown, heart of Ann Arbor, and they invited a reporter to attend. 

To the general public the Ann Arbor Art Fairs look pretty much random: lots or artists, lots of people, vendors and…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 9, 2018 at 12:01pm — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: Webster Arts Fair

 Webster Arts Fair…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2018 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 63rd Talbot Street Art Fair

June 16-17
Indianapolis, Indiana
Presented By: Talbot Street Art Fair, Inc.
250 Artists
Deadline: February 1
Application Fee: $30   Booth Fee:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2018 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Last Call: 57th Annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff

Krasl July 14 & 15

St. Joseph, Michigan

Presented by the Krasl Art Center

200 Artists

Deadline: January 31…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 27, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

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