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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 MoranLatest Reply

Booth Damage at Show

I did a show this weekend at a convention center in my city.  I set up 2 nights before the show.  The night before the show, one of the exh…

Started by Tim GottLatest Reply

What does it cost to actually put on an art show?

I know this has been discussed here before, but I can't seem to find it. There's always a lot of talk about how jury fees are out of hand,…

Started by Jim ParkerLatest Reply

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Stimulus- Has anyone received or know of someone who got theirs?

I last heard that they weren't supposed to come too quickly. BUT- my son got his last week, and he's still working. Just wondering if anyon…

Started by Judy Christian

21 on Tuesday
Reply by Cindy Welch

Are we elegible for unemployment benefits?

As a show artist it seems we may meet the criteria for short term unemployment benefits while these events are on hold.

Started by Jude J Bischoff

9 May 13
Reply by Jude J Bischoff

Event Promoters

Has anyone else noticed that Event Promoters are extending the application periods on events that would normally be filled long before the…

Started by Brian Reagan

5 Apr 9
Reply by Cindy Welch

Free Online Business of Art Seminars

Integrity Shows will be working with various artists to offer a series of online seminars for artists on a variety of subjects from Social…

Started by Mark Loeb

1 Mar 27
Reply by Keith Phillips

Delray Affair cancels and keeps money.

Delray Affair cancels and keeps money. Has anyone been able to reach these people. They do not answer phone calls or emails. I want a refun…

Started by Lee Burstein

3 Mar 24
Reply by Greg Little

Thriving in the art world during a pandemic

Let's get everyone's best advice.  Here's my thoughts- First thing- Don’t Panic.    It won’t help and it’s not necessary.   I have started…

Started by Mark Loeb

6 Mar 20
Reply by Connie Mettler

Insurance policies

I make custom made fishing rods & exotic writing instruments. I'm looking to have my products covered under my home owners policy. The…


5 Feb 19

sales tax filing service

I am getting a bit distracted with the various sales tax filing requirements. I realized I now have sales tax licences in 11 states, and se…

Started by Mark Zirinsky

2 Jan 25
Reply by Mark Zirinsky

The legal business of starting in the art festival world

Hi. I have mainly sold in my area at small shows, through my art guilds and some online through my website. Now I want to start applying fo…

Started by Don Seib

12 Jan 4
Reply by Kathleen J. Clausen

How to email customer photos besides using attachments

What is a good way to send a number of photos - say about 20 or so- to a customer besides attachments? At one time we put together a group…

Started by Judy Christian

7 Jan 3
Reply by Bernard Zalon


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