Art Fair Insiders

Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

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Any ideas on how to change demographics at the art fair?

I need help with this question from my inbox: We produce a few local artisan shows at ___ _______ in __________, __. We have been producin…

Started by Connie Mettler in Art Show Information and DiscussionsLatest Reply

Custom picture frame ordering at Frame Destination

Since we have a lot of customers here I wanted to let you know about a recent major change to our site. We are splitting it into two sectio…

Started by Mark Rogers in Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & SuppliersLatest Reply

A few thoughts from a part timer

I just wanted to share a few thoughts (totally my own) on things I've observed over the past 15-20 years of art fairs and other venues wher…

Started by Hal Moran in Business of Art FairsLatest Reply

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Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!

New to Art Fairs, or considering taking the plunge? Introduce yourself and find new friends in the art show and crafts business. Questions about the business? Before you ask look at the Forum categories below please! Try using the search box at top to find the wealth of information that's already been posted. If there's no answer post your question in Newbies Central discussion area.

1250 40 minutes ago
Reply by Kathleen V. Smith

Art Fair Reviews

Write your review of a show you've participated in right here.

18 Mar 6
Reply by Jessica Curning-Kuenzi

Jurying for Art Fairs & Craft Shows

Preparing images for jury, presenting images, booth slides, zapplication, etc.

443 Mar 11
Reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant

Art Show Information and Discussions

Talk about specific art shows, includes questions & discussion not already posted on ArtShowReviews.com

2175 8 hours ago
#1 job of promoters
by Larry Sohn

Business of Art Fairs

Taxes, self-employment issues, insurance, credit card processing, and more...

467 Feb 26
Reply by Larry Sohn

Call for Artists

shows looking for artists to apply; administrators of the site only post here

8 Jun 25, 2018
Call for Featured Artists
by Carolyn G Edlund

Ask the Photographer

Questions about images, camera settings, lighting, backgrounds and anything else you might want to know about your jury images can be asked. Larry Berman has been working with artists for over 10 years helping them improve their jury images.

15 Mar 4
Reply by Cheryl Hewitt

Art Fair Equipment, Vendors & Suppliers

What works? What's best? How can you make it better? Tents, weights, lighting, panels, art supplies, etc.

782 55 minutes ago
Reply by Cheryl Hewitt

For Sale, Trade or Rent

Sell your art show related equipment or supplies. If you have display equipment you rarely use, consider offering it for rental locally. And you can post if you're looking to rent a display. Don't forget to add a location to each post.

586 28 minutes ago
Reply by Nova Mac

Buy, Sell or Trade Pro Panels

Dedicated Pro Panel category - buy, sell or trade right here (sponsored by Pro Panels)

109 10 hours ago
Reply by Jim Sincock

Booth Examples and Reviews

When submitting to a jury, your booth shot can make THE difference between acceptance and rejection. If you would like feedback on your booth shot, submit your questions and photos here.

167 Feb 27
Reply by Jennifer Stefanek

Marketing & Sales of Your Art and Crafts

Share tips on marketing, making sales and presentation of art at the shows.

268 Mar 5
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

Web Site Reviews, Internet Marketing and Tech

Web site reviews, e-commerce tips, and online marketing Q&A to help you sell more online after the show is over. Show us your website and we'll review it here.

161 6 hours ago
Reply by Franklin Piuck

Questions & Answers for New Members

Don't be shy. Ask the veterans. We have all the answers!

236 41 minutes ago
Reply by Debbie Schneidewent

Hotel Tips, Home and Room Sharing for Artists

Let's save some money. Looking to share a room at an art fair or do you live near a show? Make connections here to save money and make a new friend. Got any leads on hotel prices near a show? Let us know. Also, share Priceline tips here and lodging options.

76 Jan 18
Reply by Bettie Grace Miner

Everything Else

Share the news of your life - awards, babies, marriages, commissions, publishing, etc. What else would you like to talk about that doesn't fit a category? We're interested in all your personal stories, too.

426 on Friday
Best glue for gatorboard?
by Linnea Lahlum

In Memoriam

Share information about people who are part of the art fair community: artists, artist partners, show organizers, etc.

52 Dec 10, 2018
Reply by Susan Nicholls

Wholesale Business

Talk about wholesaling fine art and fine craft, both at the large wholesale markets, using a rep and on your own. What are the benefits and pitfalls?

12 Dec 21, 2018
Wholesale Opportunity for Handmade - Midwest
by Andrea Rosenfeld

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