Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I was wondering, if anyone knows, why some show promoters don't let you know your assigned spot until you arrive on the day of the show.
It is always a panicking time for me when I arrive at a show and don't know where I will be - especially if I parked my van far away from my assigned spot.
It bugs me too that I cannot let my collectors know which spot I will be in prior to the show - on my Events page on my website.
The promoter for the Paso Robles Art Show, Steve Powers , has created an absolutely beautiful art show in the wonderful city of Paso Robles.
Imagine you are in the most fantastic and beautiful Zinfandel, Bordeaux, and Cabernet Sauvignon region of the State of California (Napa – Chardonnay – yum).
Imagine a weekend selling fine art in a beautiful park in the center of Paso Robles, CA.
I bring my Kinetic Fish sculptures (…Continue
Another Sedona Arts Festival done. Awesome!
Thankfully this year the weather was fantastic. The city was FULL of people, people coming in from all over the US, and many from the nearby Phoenix area looking for a weekend away from the big city. Sedona was jumping!
The show was beautiful – Fine Art Only (FAO), and very well done. I heard many compliments from the attendees on how good the art was – I agree.
I did very well this year, great sales both Saturday and…Continue
So, artists often complain about show producers not advertising enough to get people to their shows, I understand. I personally don't know how much promoting/advertising promoters actually do. Shows that charge a commission really should (NEED TO) advertise their shows aggressively – thus making them more money from commissions on sales at their events.
I’ve done some shows where there are large billboards on the highway near the show that advertise the upcoming show – excellent – it…Continue