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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

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

9 21 hours ago
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

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

Artist statement displayed in booth?

Hello everyone! I'm brand new to the art fair world, only having done a few 3-hour Art Walks, so I'm going to have a lot of questions as I…

Started by Dan McCarthy

13 Sep 30, 2019
Reply by Sonja Jones

Help!! Condensation in my tent!

I'm doing my first outdoor show. I set up the tent yesterday and came in this morning to hang my prints and the whole ceiling of the tent i…

Started by Matt Gwinn

4 Aug 26, 2019
Reply by Larry Schneider

Weight of 10x10 for shipping?

Hi all,  I have been searching the archives hoping someone posted this at some point- does anyone know an approx. weight and size of a tram…

Started by Amanda McLenon

3 Aug 21, 2019
Reply by Amanda McLenon

Making money at art shows

Hi y'all, I'm pretty new at the art show world; I started in 2018 with 3 shows and I will have 4 or 5 this year. I would like to know what…

Started by Kris Tracy

7 Jul 29, 2019
Reply by Richard L. Sherer


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