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Strategies for the Seasoned Artist

Recently I had the privilege of Moderating a Discussion Session entitled “Strategies for the Seasoned Artist” at an enrichment conference h…

Started by Carol KnoxLatest Reply

frustration and feeling like the biggest loser

I feel I have learned some in participating in shows, but mostly I feel like a failure. I have literally only sold two items last year that…

Started by kara unlandLatest Reply

Sales Techniques or Conversation Starters

I am fairly new to festival selling. The last time that I exhibited was 2007 & 2009 as an emerging artist at the Des Moines Art Festiva…

Started by Brandi PowellLatest Reply

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Not putting too many eggs in our baskets?

Does anyone have experience and knowledge of getting involved in the online and wholesale markets?? If so...what companies do you use for f…

Started by Greg Little

8 yesterday
Reply by M. Z. Carey

Take Orders vs. Sell off the Wall?

This question is for those who sell reproductions or prints (as most photography is done). Do you ever take orders as opposed to selling of…

Started by Jay Snively

4 on Sunday
Reply by Cindy Welch

Beach theme - Ideas to decorate my tent.

I sell photographic prints of Beach scenes and want to see some ideas on how to add decorations to make my 10x10 tent more welcoming. I wil…

Started by Joe Lacy

5 Mar 17
Reply by Judy Christian

Nashville Gallery and Workspace opportunity

Hi everyone, Looking for Nashville area artists/photographers/jewelers/wooodworkers who want to show/work in my new gallery! I got sick…

Started by Lee White

0 Feb 29

booth signage

Hello, I am working on creating a nicer booth setup, and I'm considering signage.  I make handpainted and some hand-made jewelry. I call o…

Started by Elizabeth Cope

1 Feb 27
Reply by Elizabeth Cope

Outdoor VS Indoor

Let's weigh in as to the Pros and Cons / differences between indoor and outdoor FINE ART Shows. Criteria: A) Not wholesale shows B) FINE AR…

Started by Larry Sohn

9 Feb 14
Reply by Cindy Welch

What painting subjects sell best at art show?

I realize this is a pretty general question and hard to judge as it's based on per show, but overall I've heard landscapes sell better than…

Started by Ryan Rabbass

0 Feb 11

Trailer as a gallery?

I posted a different thread here last week about taking too much inventory to an art festival, and it turns I have been. So now I'm looking…

Started by Rick Wallace

20 Feb 4
Reply by Rick Wallace

What do you do with your inventory after you throw in the towel?

What do you do when you need to get rid of your artwork but hate the thought of giving it away after all the work and money you put into it…

Started by Sheri Kowalski

22 Jan 25
Reply by Heide Rainey

Cost of shipping work to galleries - any better ideas?

Hi All ~ This is likely just me on a whine, but I wanted to toss the subject out there to see if others are handling this differently or be…

Started by C.C. Barton

5 Aug 28, 2019
Reply by Julie K Koleszar


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