Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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"I believe that living with and using beautiful, finely crafted, unique silver objects—whether we are alone or entertaining—enhances the experience of daily life," Robert Farrell.…Continue
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The keynote speaker at the Arts Festival Conference (sponsored by Zapp) in Portland, OR, August 28, 2014, was Russell Taylor Willis, President and CEO of National Arts Strategies.…Continue
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I spent a few hours with printmaker Ronna Katz at last summer's Ann Arbor Street Art Fair. While I was there she made several sizable sales. Her attention to her customers and clear knowledge of her media were apparent as the afternoon progressed.…Continue
Connie Mettler visits the 2013 Buyers Market of American Craft in Philadelphia
Can't help but share this quirky "call for artists" ...
How making changes in his art enabled Batik artist, Amos Amit, to revitalize an art fair career that started in the 1970's, engaging his old customers and finding a new audience to appreciate his work. It also brought awards and acceptance at even more of the top shows. This is engaging and strategic…
This video portrait is about as captivating as they come; a sharply-cut 10 minutes of footage that lets you into Nick's world, shows off his skills and captivates you with the lyrical way he discusses his artistic passions. Even if you don't give a monkey --s about printmaking, Nick's got enough enthusiasm about it to turn you into a convert.
Learn more about Nick and his woodcuts:…Continue
A trip to the top-rated 2014 Old Town Art Fair in Chicago in June meant meeting artists from Vermont to California, including some Canadians. Listen to find out what Kina Crow, Steve Olszewski, Dawn Adams, Marjolyn van der Hart, Steve Uren, Jennifer Ivory, Chris Bruno, Beth Crowder, Chris Bruno, Tony Cray, Chris Dahlquist and Carol Boucher say are their favorite…Continue
$2000+ booth fees -- how does an artist show a profit and want to come back next year? Mixed Media/Photographer Mikel Robinson and his wife Christina share their strategies. A lot of information in only 2 1/2 minutes.
Photographer Jack Stoddart left the art fair business behind some years ago and now hosts music festivals of Americana Roots Music on his farmland in the hollows of central Tennessee. The festivals are called "Jammin' at Hippie Jack's." The music is recorded and is syndicated on many PBS stations around the country.
Jack and his family and friends also is to help others in their community. Enjoy this music video as the Hippie Jack Family gives back:…Continue
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Video from a trip to the One of a Kind Show in Chicago, December 2013. Only 3 and a half minutes, but you'll get a feeling of the activity on the floor of the show and hear an interview with Ed Seidman, a 30 year shopper at the nation's art fairs. Why does he buy? Find out here.
You'd think the heat would take the stuffing out of even the most stalwart artists, but not so, folks. Here are some people we all know well with tips on how they get through the long hot days and what is good about art fairs:
I attended on Thursday and Friday with our daughter, Farah Darwish, and it was such a pleasure to see old friends and see wonderful new…Continue
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From the Best of Missouri Hands Conference, March 2013 -- solid tips from Reed McMillan, a man with a long career in art exhibition, currently sales director for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair -- 6 minutes
Behind the scene, breaking it down at an Art Fair. Fun video submitted by Michael Terra:
I had a great time in Milwaukee and saw lots of great art. Here is an overview:
If you want to know more about this show, including my analysis of why this show is so hard to get into check out this post:…Continue