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Selling online

Started by Barry Bernstein in Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts. Last reply by FaithAnn Givings on Thursday. 3 Replies

Air conditioning a booth?

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ProPanels for Sale in Florida

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Mobile booth for sale $5,500 in Florida

Started by Ynon Mabat in For Sale, Trade or Rent. Last reply by Andy Majernik on Wednesday. 3 Replies

Future of Shows?

Started by Kimberly Salvati in Art Show Information and Discussions. Last reply by Brian Hendrix Jun 25. 23 Replies


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Pinterest: How Can I Use it to Sell Art?
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Call for Artists: 4th Annual Kekionga Plein Air Event

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 25, 2020 at 11:53am 0 Comments

August 26 - 29
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fort Wayne Arts Campus 

Presented by the Fort Wayne…

Part Three: Musing about the future of art shows—-Info on how to travel to shows

Posted by Nels johnson on June 24, 2020 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Since the virus and quarantine most of us have not done much traveling long distance like you would normally do to get to a show.

Ellen and I live in New Smyrna Beach, seven months, and Saugatuck,MI the rest.

So every  May we pack up stuff and do a 1400 mile trip using two vans and pulling a UHaul trailer with my van.

This year because of the virus we left a month later.

Also Ellen left her van behind and rode with me.l

So the situations we encountered…


Podcast: Pinterest - Can I Use it to Sell Art?

Posted by Connie Mettler on June 22, 2020 at 4:00pm 5 Comments


Part V: Marketing Art Through Social Media/Pinterest

The Pinterest social media platform with over 335 million users could just be the missing piece of your social media…


Call for Artists: 25th Summerlin Festival of Arts

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 19, 2020 at 4:00am 0 Comments

October 10 & 11Summerlin logo
Las Vegas, Nevada

Downtown Summerlin

Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
100 Artists

Deadline: June 30

Application fee: $25   Booth fee:…

Call for Artists: A2 Artoberfest - new event!

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 17, 2020 at 4:00am 1 Comment

October 17 & 18Guild
Ann Arbor, Michigan
4th Avenue and Kerrytown Market…

Part 2: Looking ahead to future shows and musing about problems to overcome

Posted by Nels johnson on June 16, 2020 at 11:33am 15 Comments

I have thought seriously about what it is going to look like when they finally let us exhibit again in the Covid era.

I am a photographer. So presently I show my work in framed images on the wall and then a table with two matted print bins and a small table with a box for my 16x20 mats. 

The two bin table hold 8x10 mats and 11x14 mats.  I print on paper.

I have Lightdome tent with Propanels.

My booth usually has two skinny panels in the front where I display six,…


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