Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
As I continue towards one of my goals of balancing my events of 1/2 my current events I do, I wish to include 1/2 shows of my finished Fiber Art Clothing and accessories. I have been hesitant, one…Continue
I have been struggling in trying to redefine my medium. I am a textile designer, and as the business of what I have been creating is becoming over saturated (thanks to wholesale suppliers flooding…Continue
Hi,So confused. Every time I do a search I come up with 2-3 suggestions for software for managing the art side of my business.I would really appreciate opinions about art specific management software…Continue
I joined this group many years ago to help me move from being a "dyer" which many refer to as "indy dyer" over to Surface Designer - which is actually what I have always done for over 55 years, mixed with garment design. I have been afraid for too long to move into the art world with my work and everyone here has helped me transition.
People's supportive commenting about art shows, etc in this group couldn't be more generous. I know sometimes mine have been blunt and to the point.…Continue
I have decided to write about some safety trips, as I drive a 40' motorhome all over the eastern half of the US, and there have been some very eventful experiences over the years. When I speak to others about traveling safely, I am always shocked at the danger people put themselves into, without giving it a second thought, many times for the sake of vanity.
Here are some tips:
Over the years I have always looked for upgrades, better service, better pricing, etc re: credit cards. AND no, this is not an advertisement for either, it's an FYI.
I was part of the test for Paypal's similar program to the Square before they introduced it to everyone. (yes I had the SAIL too...but that proved to be way too limiting and according to Verifone they did that on purpose to get you hooked so you would purchase into a larger program with them, per the phone conversation I…Continue
I just returned from one of my most favorite places on earth to exhibit. We had a fantastic turn-out, sales were up 50% over any of the previous years sales figures and the event appears to finally have found it's "place".
I was all excited on Thursday's set-up, finally a tiny room that could barely hold 9 exhibitors with spaces 6' deep by 13' finally laid-out to fall in the ADA complaint category, and I was thankful on many fronts.
The main being that I suffer from a type of…Continue