Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Well, it is my birthday, approaching three quarters of a century, and I am back in NSB (New Smyrna), drinking tequila at my favorite beach bar and writing my blog.
I am working for ya.
So, the Shaw was My last summer show.
It is a small show in a historic neighborhood in downtown southwest St. Louis.
Only 140 booths, and they are all good.
Show is held the first weekend in October and has been going on for years.
It is run by a neighborhood…Continue
This happened on September 6-7-8 on the streets of Clayton. This is where the government center buildings are for St. Louis. It is a three day show—and is very difficult to get into.
I got in this year and previous to that back in 2013. Besides that, I have only gotten in three other times in 26 years.
This is a biggie, I put it right up there with KC Plaza, Des Moines, Artisphere and Main Street Fort Worth.
Notice I did not include Winter Park in that…Continue
I have been on the road for 10 days doing this show plus St. Louis.
So I will start with a blog about LF. St. Louis later.
This is a long-standing show on the lake north of Chicago.
Very wealthy people live here, and many attend the show which is on Sunday and Labor Day Monday.
It has an early morn setup, no night before. There are more than 200 artists. There is a smaller show going on by them at the same time.
Held right downtown right by the commuter…Continue
This Show is held in a lovely trees park right in downtown Lexington. Always the third weekend in August.
Lexington is a thriving town. You have the University there. Then you have all the horse biz. They raise them, they race them there. Lot of dinero flowing the town.
Everywhere you look you see new apartments going up.
Not many shuttered stores.
The locals dress up for the show. This is not a Walmart crowd.
That said, this is not an easy show to…Continue