"Shows let you know what licenses to apply for and usually how to pay afterwards. That can vary. Texas wants all sales taxes at year's end, other states want quarterly returns whether you were there or not, although you might be able…"
"Have done mine at home, but once took them to a car wash and blasted away. Mine are charcoal grey and don't show the dirt much, but after being at a very dusty show, I cleaned everything in my booth."
"Beware of this show. I did it several times and got placed in a dead-end, no traffic spot off Mill St every time. The big "draw" was port-a-potties or some such excuse. Unless they've changed - I swore off the show…"
"The year I did it - 2015 or 2016 - Caterpillar announced lay-offs the day before the show. I do majolica pottery and it was not worth the drive from Colorado even though I combined it with two other shows and stayed with a friend in…"
"Talbot also keeps your booth fee once you're accepted without giving you a chance to decline. I've decided not to apply anymore to shows with bad spots because it's not worth the risk. Vail, CO, is another example of this."
"Re your estimation of jurors: I have long said that I would not be a good juror because I like what I like and often have a hard time seeing how good something is when I don't care for it. Could the professional jurors, the experts, have…"
"They are great. The Trimline is worth the extra work to set it up. I always recommend it because in 20 yrs. of doing shows, it has never succumbed to the hurricane force gales Colorado is famous for, even when my next door neighbors…"
"I would love to do that. Probably later in the year, though, since I'm just starting a string of shows. I do have Elements and do a limited amount of photo editing, just for product photos for my website, not jury images. I…"
"Promoters need to be more accountable for how they spend the fees they charge the artists. Too many of them run shows that are consistent duds for the artists, but they rely on a long list of us who apparently are desperate and willing to put…"
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