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Picking the Perfect Policy

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Picking the Perfect Policy

Posted by Spencer Knowlton on July 28, 2021 at 2:44pm 0 Comments

Annual Policy vs. Show Policy—What’s The Difference?

Beautiful pieces of work? Created. Perfect display setup? Check. Exhibitor fees? Paid. Certificate of Insurance? Not quite yet...

When preparing to sell your carefully crafted pieces, getting insurance is usually the least exciting part. While it may not be at the top of your list, having …


Call for Artists: ArtFest Fort Myers

Posted by Meg Mettler on July 27, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

February 5 & 6

Fort Myers, Florida

Downtown Fort Myers

Option to participate in Opening Night: February…


Economic Impact of the Ann Arbor Art Fair - 2021

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 21, 2021 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

As focused as we all are on our businesses, selling our art at the art fairs, the events are even more important to the small business owners where the events are held, the business districts and commercial areas. Most events have been started not primarily to focus art but to bring buyers into areas that are looking to increase commerce in other ways. 

Here is a report from the store owners in Ann Arbor last week…


Call for Artists: Palisade Art Festival

Posted by Meg Mettler on July 21, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Mountain Art Festivals September 25 & 26

Palisade, Colorado

Veterans' Memorial Park

Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm

65 Artists…


Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting - Tuesdays at 4PM

Posted by Larry Berman on July 19, 2021 at 8:44am 1 Comment

Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting - Now Tuesdays at 4PM

Same day and time each week to give artists that are doing shows a chance to get home and relax. From now on I'll be sending out the reminder e-mail on Monday, the day before the meeting.

Jul 20, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Time

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Meeting ID: 433 889…


Renting a kit and caboodle [tent and walls/panels]

Posted by sandhi schimmel gold on July 17, 2021 at 10:02pm 2 Comments

Hey, kids...

I've been out of the biz for a number of years, but got an itch to get on the road again.

But, I sold my tent, pro-panel walls, etc... a few years back.

I only applied to 2 shows, and only got into 1 so far. I'm just putting my toe in the water, and don't know if I'll be getting back to this again, part or full time.

And now, I'm stuck without a tent, pro-panels, etc.. I'm a 2-D artist, so I need walls to display work on.

Any recommendations…


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