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Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

Ellen Ruckstuhl
  • Oviedo, FL
  • United States
  • Acrylic
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellen Ruckstuhl Jan 28, 2014. 42 Replies

Hello,We are new to the Art Fair Insiders community, although we have used the site for several years to find shows to apply for.  Our problem is that we're not artists - we represent our cousin's…Continue

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Posted on April 4, 2015 at 10:53am 3 Comments

Has anyone ever applied to be a featured artist by Artsy Shark?  Couldn't find any bad press about them, but wondering if it's safe to use a credit card for the jury fee and refer them to our web site.  Can't be too careful these days!!

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Posted on March 18, 2015 at 5:15pm 25 Comments

I don't know if any of you have encountered this email, but apparently it is being sent out to artists:


I am Page Jocelyn, i came across  your items on the advert website and became interested in  ordering from you.

i will like to inquire on the items you have for sale  because i will be buying it for my new apartment.

I will like to see different pictures of the types of Items  available and my method of payment is by Bank Cheque.

Hope to hear back…


2nd Annual Mountain Arts & Craft Celebration - November 1 & 2, 2014

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 3:23pm 3 Comments

A BIG thank you to Harry & Dena Abell, and all of the volunteers of the Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park, for hosting a wonderful event!  In spite of the cold weather (we even had snow flurries early Saturday morning!) we had a profitable show.  Harry, Dena and the volunteers were friendly and helpful, and went out of their way to make sure that everyone was as comfortable and happy as possible - including providing a delicious, home-made breakfast and…


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At 7:11pm on February 3, 2014, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Ellen.  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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