Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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Name: Estes Park Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show
Location: Estes Park, CO
Dates: Friday August 30 to Monday September 2, 2019
Management: Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary
Fees: Jury $35, Booth $325
Application: www.estesparkartdandcrafts.com, starting 12/1/2019 for 2020
My Medium: Plain and hand carved western lifestyle personal, equine and K-9 leather goods, gun belts and holsters. Price range:…Continue
Whoo Hooo, I got my prize today or I should say Jean got my prize today. Thank you Connie for running pledge drive and thank you Debbie Stillman for the silver necklace and earrings. Jean was thrilled.
I'm off for two weeks taking a road trip to Reno, NV camping and visiting hot springs to and fro. This was Spencer's Hot Spring: 105 degrees in stock tank in Big Smokey Valley, east of Austin, NV. It's just about in the middle of NV. We spent all yesterday morning on dirt roads south of US 50 and the Suburban looks not quite like it has been to Burning Man LOL.Continue
Show: Estes Park Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show 2018, Location: Estes Park, Colorado
Dates: September 1-3, 2018
Fees: Jury/Booth $325, Online filing $15
My medium: leather
Estes Park is the gateway to the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park. There are many summer homes in the surrounding mountains and Valleys and it is a popular destination for metro Denver. You also encounter a broad spectrum of income levels, and a lot of foreign visitors. I…Continue
This was the 27th annual Golden Fine Arts Festival and the 14th continuous year I have participated in the event. Golden, CO is at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It is home for the Colorado School of Mines, a top engineering school, and the Coor’s brewery. Students were returning to school the weekend of the show.
The show is set up for three blocks on 11th Street and over 130 artists from 20 states occupy 160 booth spaces. There…Continue
I got a postcard from subject show today with an extended deadline (red flag IMO). I did the February show in 2011 and was curious if anyone has done this one. I think it has been around only a few years since 2014(?). There is my review and additional comments about Tubac Feb show on this site.
I hope the analysis in this review will be helpful to artists new to the business. This was the 43rd annual Art in the Park. Steamboat Springs is better known as a ski destination and a number of Olympic skiers call it home. During the summer, river activities, cycling, hiking and golf are popular resort activities. A lot of wealthy people have summer homes in Steamboat Springs, and many own horses. Access to Steamboat Springs is by I70 and US40 from Denver,…Continue
ESTES PARK, CO, ART MARKET, MAY 27-29, 2017
This was the 16th annual Art Market produced by the Art Center of Estes Park. You can apply to the show on Zapp. The jury fee is $30 and standard booth fee is $300. The application deadline is the first of March.
GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, DEMPOGRAPHICS
Estes Park is the eastern gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Access from Denver and I-25 is by US-34 through Big Thompson Canyon or US-36 up the St. Vrain…Continue
FYI: Application for the Estes Park Labor Day show is up on their website. Applications for the Estes Park Memorial Day show and Steamboat Springs are up on Zapp. Nothing yet from Golden. The cycle begins anew.
Estes Park is the gateway to the east side of Rocky Mountain Park. There are many summer homes in the area and it is a destination for a broad spectrum of nationalities, income levels, and interests. I started doing this show in 2010, and I have done it every year since then. I also do the Memorial Day show in Estes Park. The show is produced by the Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary, Inc. and they do an all-around EXCELLENT job!!!! The town is packed for the weekend, and leading up to the…Continue
This was the 13th consecutive year that I have done this show. Golden is the county seat for Jefferson County whose motto is “Gateway to the Rocky Mountains”. Golden is known for the Colorado School of Mines and the Coors Brewery. The weekend of the art show is the time that students are moving into dorms.
The show is set up for three blocks along Eleventh Street. …Continue
There are two summer Art Fair Jackson Hole shows. One is in July and the other is in August (8/12-14/2016). Both are produced by the Art Association of Jackson Hole, WY. This review is for the July 8-10, 2016 show, but I would expect similar data for the August show. This show was established in 1965 and this year was its 50th anniversary.
APPLICATION AND SHOW SETTING
You apply to this event on Zapp. The jury fee is $35 and a 10X10 booth space is $395. The…Continue
A fellow at Jackson gave me a chip card and we found a small piece of the chip had come off. It messed up my reader and I had to reboot it. The card would not swipe because it had a chip. The solution was enter card data manually. I am using Clover Go reader from First Data.
ESTES PARK, CO, ART MARKET, MAY 28-30, 2106
This was the 15th annual Art Market produced by the Art Center of Estes Park. You can apply to the show on Zapp. The jury fee is $30 and standard booth fee is $300. The application deadline is the first of March.
GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, DEMPOGRAPHICS
Estes Park is the eastern gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Access from Denver and I-25 is by US-34 through Big Thompson Canyon or…Continue
Estes Park is the gateway to the east side of Rocky Mountain Park and this year was its 100th anniversary. There are many summer homes in the area and it is a destination for a broad spectrum of nationalities, income levels, and interests. I started doing this show in 2010, and I have done it every year since then. I also do the Memorial Day show in Estes Park. Gross sales at the September Labor Day show since 2010 have been in the $3-$5K range, and I have considered it a good…Continue
After reading all the gloom and doom from the east coast, it is time for some good news from Colorado where all shows are not like the one in Longmont, CO discussed last week.
PHOTO: Crowd at 9:30 before show opened at 10:00
This was the 12th consecutive year that I have done this show. Golden is the county seat for Jefferson County whose motto…Continue
It was a hot for Colorado 93 degree day, sales were equally hot stating an hour before the show opened at 10:00 am. More later.