Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Help Wanted! I need someone to set up/break down my booth in Phoenix, AZ on 3/1 & 3/3. Also looking for help in the Coachella Valley, CA.
I have a problem with my hands and I'm having surgery on both (one at a time), with the first one on February 4th. So, I won't be able to handle much weight or gripping of anything.
UPDATE:Also lookin for help in Tucson, AZ, March 28 & 4/1/2019.
Experience with Trimline is plus! I will pay and maybe even buy lunch!
I use Craigslist to hire a helper every time I go on the road. Go to labor:Gigs, Events, in your destination city.
I pay $100 for set up and another $100 to break down and load my van.
You will get a MASSIVE amount of responses so you can only keep your listing live for about 15 minutes, and even then you’ll have so many respondents that it will break your heart to reject them all (at least, that’s my emotional reaction).
Just read the responses carefully and try to divine who might be the right man for the job.
A few times I’ve had less than stellar results, but mostly, I’ve been able to hire wonderful helpers who have really looked after me well.
Thank you, Kathleen. That's terrific advice. I've always been a little scared of Craigslist due to crimes reported for certain listings. But it would seem like this sort of thing would work out. I appreciate your suggestion and I just may do that for out of town shows. Thanks!!!