Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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So last year I won a super prize after donating to the annual AFI fundraiser. I donated again this year, of course thinking well, I probably won't win anything but I'm going to support the community!
So I get notified to choose my prize...shock! And best of all, one of the prizes was something I really wanted, and I got it! So many thanks to Red River Paper for providing a gift certificate to their wonderful selection of fine art printing papers! My first purchase will most…Continue
Ron Mellott, long-time photo/artist, needs financial help from us, the Art Fair community. Suffering a near collapse at his last art fair, he was helped by neighbors to pack-up. Seeking medical attention, he was checked into the hospital and under-went triple by-pass surgery on his heart.…Continue
For years there has been a mostly silent struggle between local merchants and the art fairs that pop up in their midst periodically. But I know of some very unhappy merchants over the years in Ann Arbor and Scottsdale and other smaller towns.
In Montauk recently the merchants are speaking up about the events on the village green, their customers buy at the art fair and then don't have money to spend in the…Continue