Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I Paul, You don't know me but I applied to Midtown Festival of The Arts for 2011 only to find out the show was cancelled. I have spoken to several people about a refund that were involved in this…Continue
I remember when I "thought" making a living as a full-time 2-D artist was tough...that was three years ago. Just got back from FLA where three days produced 0 sales, last year $4K. The organizer…Continue
Newbies, before you spend a ton of money applying to shows and doing "dog" shows, remember, there is always next year. When in doubt, walk a show look at a show and then decide if you want to apply.…Continue
one thing that really gets under my skin is when an "organizer" "promoter" "director" or whatever doesn't have the decency to go around and introduce themselves at a festival. What is that about? Without them I would sit home. Win, lose or draw, I am grateful, wish hag they would let me share that with them.
If there was any better show organizer than Bob McFarland at Ridgeland, MS, I would love to hear about him. They had to have broken the mold when they made him! From the time the tired tires of my van hit the show site, he was sitting in a golf cart asking if we needed anything.
For those keeping score, the Ridgeland Fine Arts show is an extremely well run, modest show held the first weekend of April. HC Porter (one of our own) was instrumental in organizing the event almost…Continue
Has anybody done this show? Booth prices suggest that it is a gallery-oriented event. Organizers are based in West Palm Beach(I think that is a suburb of Chi-Town). Usually at events in venues of this sort union labor is required to "touch" all of your items in-between the loading dock and your booth. Anything?