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Call for Artists: Funky Ferndale Art Fair

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 14, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Integrity Ferndale

September 24 - 26

Ferndale, Michigan

Friday 3pm-7:30pm

Saturday 10am-7:30pm  

Sunday 11am-6pm

100 artists…

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Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting - New Day and Time

Posted by Larry Berman on June 13, 2021 at 3:26pm 0 Comments

Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting - New Day and Time

Same day and time as last week to give artists that are doing shows a chance to get home and relax. If it works, I'd like to keep it at the new date and time.

Tuesday June 15th at 4 PM Eastern Time

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Meeting ID: 433 889 5789

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Call for Artists: St. James Court Art Show

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 11, 2021 at 8:07am 0 Comments

Lousiville KY October 1, 2, & 3

Louisville, Kentucky

Historic Old Louisville

Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm…

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6 Pet Peeves Artists & Crafters Have When Selling at Shows

Posted by Spencer Knowlton on June 9, 2021 at 12:15pm 10 Comments

What Is An Additional Insured?

As an artist or crafter, you’ve put a lot of effort into making certain that you are prepared for the shows you attend. However, dealing with other vendors and even your potential customers can cause a lot of frustration once you're there. Make sure you're prepared mentally by checking out our list of five things at fairs that drive artists and crafters crazy:

1) OVERLY CHATTY NEIGHBORS

Fairs, shows, and festivals are intended to be a gathering place where…

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Catnip is Not Art

Posted by Fletcher Dean on June 8, 2021 at 11:00pm 4 Comments

Can you come up with a better headline? Or perhaps we can use mine as the entire bottom line on the recent A.B. Dow Museum Summer Art Fair 2021 in Midland, Mich. It wasn’t a pleasant experience, at least for me. It was my second-worst art fair in seven years of doing shows. Here’s my short summary: The good, the bad, and the yucky.



The Good: Relatively low booth fee. Relatively easy load-in/load-out. Plenty of free water which was great when the temps were 90+.…

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Call for Artists: Smoky Hill River Festival

Posted by Meg Mettler on June 8, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

September 3, 4, & 5

Salina, Kansas

Deadline: June 15



Salina
We invite you to exhibit your work at Salina's Smoky Hill River Festival! This highly anticipated multi-disciplinary Festival of the Arts retains its reputation as one of the…
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