Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Des Moines ArtsFestival—the nuts and bolts
This info will be helpful when considering applying for the show.
A few salient facts.
This is a biggie show. Well respected,hard to get in, but a real money-maker.…Continue
This was my first summer show.
I am writing two blogs about it.
This one will be about my insights and observations.
My second will be about the nuts and bolts of the show.
Well, it was my best art show, in Florida, for the last 41 years. That is saying a lot.
This is a very hard show to jury in. For example, I got in 1983 and 1984. Thought I had it made. Well, I got juried out the next 27 years. Got in in 2012 and finally got back in in 2020, then rolled over to this year.
That is a hell of a lot of rejections. And, I always sent new…Continue
This show was last weekend, it is held at a county park about 10 miles north of downtown Melbourne.
It used to be right downtown…Continue