Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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Once again I pitched my tent at the Stone Arch Art Festival in Minneapolis, MN. I've been a regular at this show for quite a few years and it's always been good enough to come back. But the last few years this show has really had some problems.
I noticed that the tents this year were really packed in more tightly than in years past. I can only guess that the show wants as many warm artist bodies as they can get. Of course there were some booth changes because of some oversites in…Continue
I've always been a very shy person, although doing the festivals for many years has really helped me with that. I had to force myself to approach people and start conversations which was really hard for me, but is getting easier time I do it.
I have a solo exhibit coming up and the artists reception is this weekend. I can already feel the anxiety creeping up on me! I don't seem to have a problem talking about myself or how I came to be a printmaker, but I do have a real…Continue
My creative medium is Linocut Printmaking. When I started to dabble in this medium my pieces were fairly small (maybe the largest being 8x10). As time went on my work has grown much larger, and I'd like to continue to work with larger pieces. Right now I have a good mix of sizes ranging from 5x7 to 18x24. I think the larger sizes show much better and seem to draw more people into the booth to look. Surprisingly, I have also been selling more of the larger pieces.
I'd like to…Continue