Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I just finished exhibiting at the Belleville, IL, Art on the Square. Without a doubt, the artists' treatment, care, hospitality and wellbeing is paramount to the people who run this show. I can't really remember when I've had so much attention paid to my needs! From continual water, snacks, food, buffet meals, volunteer booth sitters, runners for cocoa - it just doesn't get much better than what Patty Gregory, the director and chief cheerleader, and her seemingly endless number of…Continue
In this time of fierce competition for getting into shows, whether ZAPP, JAS, Entry Thingy, what have you, I'm still amazed that so many shows don't require an artist to show a picture ID at check-in/registration! I just did a small show in which there were a number of booths run by people who even said they weren't the juried in artist. This show did not require ID during check-in.
There are a lot of shows, some of which have been in business for decades, that either don't care if…Continue
Connie mentioned in her review of the Krasl jury that the first image is the most important when being viewed for jurying. When I've attended a few jury previews for ZAPPlications (e.g. Ft. Worth Main St.), I and several other artists who were looking at the hundreds of applications seemed to feel that the last image was the most important. That is, if the images were all in a single line.
But what about images that are on two lines, maybe with three on top and two + the…Continue