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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

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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

5 Aug 9
Reply by Louise Buth

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
Reply by Richard L. Sherer

Necklace and print display question

Hi, she said shyly. I'm going to my first show on Saturday and have some display questions. I'll be selling 4x6 matted watercolor prints, a…

Started by Sarah Schoenfeld

4 Jun 14
Reply by Larry Berman

Do Low Prices Upset Other Artists?

Am preparing to go to my first show in a couple of weeks.  Got the tent, display, etc. pretty much under control.  All the great conversati…

Started by Edgar Williams

34 May 8
Reply by karen cooper

Art Show Piece Advice

Hello! I am new to the art fair scene. What kind of pieces sell the best? I mostly have wall art currently, but I could make some more smal…

Started by Emily Dies

3 May 8
Reply by Larry Berman

North Carolina Groups?

Hi all,       I used to be part of this group years ago but mainly have moved away from art shows (towards comicons).  My wife has just st…

Started by Doug Hoppes

0 Apr 16

Hi guys

I'm a ceramic artist (AKA potter) from Greenwich, CT. I had only 3 shows - two of which were pretty minor league - under my belt when just…

Started by Ginny Waters

14 Mar 25
Reply by Connie Mettler

Display systems for 2-D artwork?

I'm a fine art photographer getting ready to do my first shows. I have not yet bought a canopy. What are the various choices to consider fo…

Started by Jay Snively

3 Mar 25
Reply by Connie Mettler

Doing shows solo -- advice?

Hi, I'm a newbie to the art fair circuit and have a question about doing shows alone. Right now I'm an army of one, meaning I set up, take…

Started by Nancy Rynes

28 Mar 22
Reply by Nancy Rynes

Set-Up 'Newbie"

I have been accepted to my first show....and I think I need lots of help: )  :) Seriously, I would like to hire a mentor - for the weekend,…

Started by julie zimmerman

5 Mar 11
Reply by Larry Sohn


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