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Call for Featured Artists

Started Jun 25, 2018 0 Replies

Artsy Shark is now …Continue

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Learn How to Wholesale Your Handmade Work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christina L. Towell Jul 2, 2016. 1 Reply

The Arts Business Institute has just launched a comprehensive e-course called How to Wholesale: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Creative Entrepreneur.This is the perfect introduction for artists and…Continue

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Art Fair Burnout

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Beatty Margerum III Sep 13, 2014. 45 Replies

I recently posted this article on my site at, and am getting a lot of comments from artists:…Continue


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Art Business Writer, Speaker and Consultant
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Artsy Shark
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Long's Park
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Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows

Posted on April 3, 2016 at 11:29am 6 Comments

Get ready to change everything you currently believe about selling your art!

Guest blogger Mckenna Hallett has written an article about face-to-face art sales that has been viewed over 3,300 times since it was published a few days ago. It's getting traction because it reveals "the elephant in the room" and gets to the heart of artists' fears and…


36 Artists Needed to Feature and Promote

Posted on April 2, 2015 at 4:44pm 0 Comments

Artsy Shark needs 36 new artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Featured artists are juried through submissions, which are now being accepted. Deadline is midnight, April 10, 2015. 

Visual artists in any medium who would like…


Your Biggest Art Marketing Mistake

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

by Carolyn Edlund, guest blogger

Has this happened to you?

You’ve met people who absolutely love your artwork. It might be at an exhibit or a fair, or perhaps at a…


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At 10:17pm on October 22, 2011, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to, Carolyn.   I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

Many topics have already been discussed here before you joined us.  You might like to try a search of your topic before you post your question.  Just put your topic, canopy tents, jurying fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, etc, into the search bar at the top of the right side of the page.  You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask that all new members take a few moments of their time to read the code of conduct. You will find it at There are a few guidelines that all members will need to follow because , as in any social community, we all need to work together.

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Thank you, Carolyn, for referring Wendy Rosen to Art Fair Insiders.

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