Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
$45/night. Anyone interested?
Got the 4-star Renaissance. Started at $45. At $50 I got the offer to bid $65 and win, which I ignored. Bid $55 and then $58, which won. $56 or $57 might work. This hotel gets rated very highly…Continue
Most artists I spoke with had a good show, as did we. The weather was not co-operative: cold on Saturday and with occasional rain on Sunday. This did hurt attendance, but those who show-up were there for a reason: to shop!
Once again, Howard Alan & Co. did a magnificent job co-ordinating the event. Set-up and tear-down could be a nightmare, but thanks to the vigilant staff (made up of fellow artists, with Howard and Debbie ever-present) it went smoothly. The booths are set in…Continue
This was our first show of the new year, and it went well. A good sign of the recovering economy.
This is a well established show, and always a top-seller. This year it underwent a major change of location: from an upscale shopping mall on the main thoroughfare to a city park on a side road. There was a lot of concern that the patrons wouldn't follow, but they showed up in large numbers. It seemed, to my untrained eye, that there were larger crowds than ever before.
A perfect weekend for shows in Florida, and a welcome change from last weekend. The Bonita Springs National, sponsored by the Center For The Arts, was a pleasure to attend. It is well promoted and well run.
The attendance is not huge, but they are the right people, and there are plenty of them. We had fewer sales than on the average weekend, but they were much higher sales overall; making for another successful weekend in Florida. It was a very well-heeled crowd. A mailing-list…Continue