Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Recently, an art fair friend of mine suffered unfounded accusations of forgery and/or copying from a person he has never met. These claims were posted on his business Facebook page. The language was a bit vile. An art fair show director looked at his page to see more of his work (beyond his jury photos) and saw this post. The director called my friend for clarification and was satisfied with the answers, yet it could easily have gone the other way. My friend removed the offensive post, but…Continue
I was asked to be a jury member for a state wide artist association. Artists from my state were applying for membership in the association, not for a show, so it was different than the jury process for art fairs. Still, it was very interesting. Here is what I learned:
1) Sharp, clear photos are extremely important. Some were a bit out of focus, made even worse when projected.
2) Detailed descriptions of technique and materials were more helpful than artist history or…Continue