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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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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 11 hours ago
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

Brazen people with high def cell phones video recording booths

Weve had this happen a few times this year - We have postings up in our booth that state " No Photography , No Video recordings , Copyright…

Started by Tony burns

14 Dec 8, 2019
Reply by David J Teter

Question about Nikon D7200

It may be time to get a new camera and my husband has been looking at this one.  So many different things on it compared to my Pentax K 100…

Started by Judy Christian

6 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by Judy Christian

How Much is that Warhol on the Website?

Do you post the prices of your artwork in your booth? on your website? Why or why not? I just read this article in analyzing the…

Started by Connie Mettler

4 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by John Orban

Price tags

I do fine art shows and have debated how to show my prices. I like putting the price on back of the pendants, but today I’m trying prices d…

Started by Robin Weinrich

2 Nov 25, 2019
Reply by Kaytee Sumida

Promoter signage responsibility - No Photos

I believe it must be the Promoter / Director's responsibility to have signage at the entry points, stating "No photography of the artist's…

Started by Larry Sohn

9 Nov 22, 2019
Reply by Larry Sohn

Pros and Cons of Flourish Mesh Panels

Newbie here. I'm considering buying a used Trimline booth for $500. I could also buy the Pro Panels the seller has available for $1500. I'm…

Started by Cheryl Hewitt

22 Nov 6, 2019
Reply by Larry Sohn

Compare Art shows to corporate work

There are those who would like to express how we are so much happier doing this than the grind of a corporate career. Well some comparisons…

Started by Larry Sohn

19 Oct 26, 2019
Reply by Larry Sohn


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