Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Well, it has been a while.
Now I have a show report, and it is all positive.
This year marks my 46th year in the business. And it has all been good.
I approached going to the show with lots of apprehension.
Did not want to come down with Covid and come home and give it to my wife.
I was worried how many people show up to buy, would they be masked, would they be eager to buy.
Between booth fee, hotels, gas and food I had about a $1000 nut to break…Continue
Well, I went north to Saugatuck,Michigan in Late June.
I live there and have a studio, usually there about five months doing my midwest circuit of shows
In case you do not know me, I am a photographer who does both color and handcolored black and white images. I have been on the circuit for 45 years and do about 27 shows per year. I actually earn a living from this, I…Continue
Since the virus and quarantine most of us have not done much traveling long distance like you would normally do to get to a show.
Ellen and I live in New Smyrna Beach, seven months, and Saugatuck,MI the rest.
So every May we pack up stuff and do a 1400 mile trip using two vans and pulling a UHaul trailer with my van.
This year because of the virus we left a month later.
Also Ellen left her van behind and rode with me.l
So the situations we encountered…Continue