Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
“You're a foul one, Mr. Grinch. You're a nasty, wasty skunk. Your heart is full of unwashed socks, your soul is full of gunk.”
Expecting Mr. Grinch? Guess again. I’m not sure about the Mayans being wrong, but always a pleasure to imbibe with Munks.
I may not always agree with people's opinions, but I will support and defend their right to articulate ideas and opinions. The world would be a very boring place indeed without the insight of the passionate author and artist who penned this post.
I hate censorship.
I’ve seen a lot of posts lately from artists with the same concerns as mine. Extended deadlines after artists have already been rejected. Exorbitant late application fees. Calls for Artists issued after certain categories are full without disclosure of the categories that are open, if any sometimes. The number of available spaces and applications per medium not fully disclosed. Unknown jury members. Shows trolling artist websites prior to ‘blind’ jurying. Sneaky Buy/Sell crap. …Continue
A year ago in July, I lost my sister and mother within 9 days. My sister was 44, a doctor, and died just 10 months after being diagnosed with oral cancer. My mother had been in relatively poor health for some time, and I believe she just could not handle my sister’s death. It was just three months until my first big show.
Their prodding had encouraged me to explore art shows in the first place, my mother always my biggest fan. My sister supported local art festivals for…Continue