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Items Necessary at a show

My husband and I are attending our first show soon and were wondering if someone out there has a list compiled of things you need (besides…

Started by marjorie bowersLatest Reply

Taking Credit Debit

Hey Yall, I am just getting back into doing shows and need advice on Credit/Debit..Are the knuckle busters better for fees than the new swi…

Started by Heather JordanLatest Reply

Newbie trying to choose show category

Hi all, I'm getting ready to apply to the Inman Park Arts Festival. I believe my work falls within mixed media 2D. It incorporates vintage…

Started by Cheryl BeverlyLatest Reply

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Transporting booth

I have my first two festivals coming up in a month and I’m looking for the best way to go about this (aside from buying a new car, which is…

Started by Kristen Nazzaro

4 Mar 9
Reply by Cindy Welch

looking for 10x10 canopy with sides for sale

Hi folks, Live in Austin Texas, looking for 10X10 canopy for sale with walls, anchors, the full monty. Any one have one for sale?

Started by Lisa Allyn Brown

2 Feb 26
Reply by barbie holton

Looking for clarification on restrictions for shows

I am a photographer. When the application asks me if my work is handmade, or the information says “do not apply if you do not make your own…

Started by Kristen Nazzaro

2 Feb 25
Reply by Kristen Nazzaro

Basic Question on Booth Set Up

I apologize in advance for how stupid this question might be, but I’ve read all the discussion topics and I am still a little confused. I a…

Started by Kristen Nazzaro

16 Feb 12
Reply by Bruce C. Sdunek

Matting and Mounting Advice

I have my first art festival coming up and I have some framed and unframed prints.  I’m not sure how to present my unframed ones. They are…

Started by Kristen Nazzaro

4 Feb 10
Reply by Kristen Nazzaro

Places for gaining potential customers

Hi, I'm John and new to this site and am a complete novice at marketing my artwork. I have been pondering art museums as potential places t…

Started by John Jones

2 Dec 28, 2020
Reply by Jeff Owen

Making prints from oil painting - help needed

My daughter is 16 and has been working really hard on her oil painting skills. She has a few paintings that are amazing and we are wanting…

Started by Laura Lee

5 Mar 5, 2020
Reply by Bernard Zalon

How to get into my first Art Fair??

Hi all, I have done a few "craft" fairs that were not juried, they were fun and I sold many small items. I however want to break into the a…

Started by Melissa Myers

9 Feb 28, 2020
Reply by Melissa Myers

Need help with my first show!

I'll be doing my first fair in August and I'm not sure how many prints I should bring. The initial cost of building inventory and my booth…

Started by Matt Gwinn

6 Nov 11, 2019
Reply by Jared Goeree

Artist inside or outside their booth?

Hello everyone I’m James and I’m getting ready to do my first shows as a photographer. I’ve been enjoying reading through the posts on the…

Started by James Wales

17 Oct 2, 2019
Reply by Larry Maynard


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