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Do we need a business manager?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Christian Mar 22, 2019. 5 Replies

Hi everyone,My husband is the artist and I try to help but have a business (and health issues) of my own.  We are thinking of getting out of the art fair business because we are not succeeding, and…Continue

Tags: grow, even, breaking, manager

Looking for white tent -this week

Started May 21, 2018 0 Replies

Hi allWe just discovered our tent sustained more damage than we originally thought when we put it away last fall.  It's really unusable at this point.  And we have a show this coming weekend.Does…Continue

Tags: show, tent

Woodstock-New Paltz Art Shows- Anyone have experience with these shows?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyra y Jose Apr 6, 2018. 12 Replies

Hi everyone, We were accepted to the Woodstock-New Paltz shows and would like to know what experiences anyone has had at these shows. How was the camping area? It will be our first time camping at a…Continue

Craft Producers Shows-why the high entry fee?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Hart Jan 30, 2018. 11 Replies

Hi allHas anyone done any of the Craft Producers Shows (Stowe, Manchester, Southern Vt., Saratoga Balloon and Craft)?  The entry fees are between $600 and $800 which seems kind of high compared to…Continue

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At 10:00pm on October 30, 2017, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Lyra. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

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At 9:16am on October 20, 2017, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Lyra,

Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to have you joining us and hope you'll find the site to be beneficial.  Thanks for signing up and best of luck as you move forward.


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