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Friends like you keep us going

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Good shows getting stale?

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9 ProPanels 7 ft like new

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Free 10x10x8’ Indoor Booth

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Call for Artists: Columbus Winterfair!

Posted by Meg Mettler on May 22, 2019 at 4:00am 0 Comments

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Call for Artists: Greater Cincinnati Winterfair

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November 29-December 1, 2019

Will you do me a favor today?

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 20, 2019 at 11:57am 2 Comments

Our 10th Annual Birthday Pledge Drive to sustain our websites' mission of supporting artists and art fairs is started on Sunday, May 19 and will end on May 30. …


Podcast: On the Road Again, Where do you Sleep?

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 20, 2019 at 11:30am 2 Comments

Wednesday, May 22, 5 pm ET

Participating in the nation's art fairs is not for the faint-heared or the penniless. So much overhead! We won't go into all of those costs, but a serious contender for the diversity of options and costs is lodging on the road.…


Podcast Review: How I Built a Business from my Art Fair Career

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 17, 2019 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Review of the podcast - speaking with entrepreneurs on how they support artists and develop products for artists for their careers.

Although this podcast was a little off the track of our usual nuts and bolts discussions on surviving/thriving in the business, I was curious about some of the businesses surrounding the festivals and…


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