Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I have my first show where I'm selling encaustic coming up next month. And I'm flummoxed about the best way to transport my work. I've moved photography in the past and have the homemade silver bags…Continue
I've been slowly trying to change mediums from photography to mixed media (encaustic). I recently applied in both categories to a local show where I typically have done well as a photographer. And I…Continue
Hi guys.I'm changing mediums whenever we have art fairs again. Going from photography to mixed media.As a result, I'm trying out some new booth shots. Feedback on this one? Anything is helpful. My…Continue
I know this discussion board doesn't get much traffic ... but what the heck.I'm in Adrian Mi for the Artlicious Art Fair. It's a Friday/Saturday show and I have an airbnb house for that Friday night.…Continue
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Can you come up with a better headline? Or perhaps we can use mine as the entire bottom line on the recent A.B. Dow Museum Summer Art Fair 2021 in Midland, Mich. It wasn’t a pleasant experience, at least for me. It was my second-worst art fair in seven years of doing shows. Here’s my short summary: The good, the bad, and the yucky.
The Good: Relatively low booth fee. Relatively easy load-in/load-out. Plenty of free water which was great when the temps were 90+.…