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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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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

1 1 hour ago
Reply by Larry Sohn

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

Alternative to Pro Panels in permanent indoor setting

Hello - I’m looking for info regarding a more economical alternative to Pro Panels for a semi permanent, professional indoor installation o…

Started by Mary H Reed

2 Feb 17
Reply by Jim Parker

Need an honest answer

Ive been an graphic and digital photographer for 29 years for an nuclear station. I'm retired and I now produce my own art and photography…


23 Jan 28
Reply by Robert Wallis

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

30 Jan 17
Reply by Larry Sohn

Credit card reader advice

Hi everyone. I’m getting ready for my first art fair in a March. I’m curious which credit card readers you like and why. Square, PayPal Her…

Started by Adair Hinds

14 Jan 17
Reply by Larry Sohn

Velcro-type gloves

Does anyone know of some type of gloves with velcro-type gripper palms for easily carrying Propanels? any suggestions appreciated.

Started by Dave Buerger

3 Jan 7
Reply by Mindy Colton

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

19 Jan 2
Reply by Barry Shandler

art studio advice needed

I have rented a sparse, small art studio (15x18) - concrete floor, french doors and one windows, no water/sink, and 8' fluorescent bulbs...…

Started by Rick Wallace

5 Dec 24, 2018
Reply by Rick Wallace

Trying to get accepted to my first show...

Have amassed a body of work that, from going to shows locally, seems at least comparable.  Thought I'd like to try a show to see if there i…

Started by Edgar Williams

14 Dec 6, 2018
Reply by Edgar Williams


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