Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
at the last minute a key staff member needs to leave
The Michigan Guild of Artists & Artisans is looking for a full time Operations Director for the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair for their organization right away. Is this the job for you?
The Guild of Artists & Artisans is hiring an experienced Art Fair Operations Director. This is a full time position that…Continue
Your pledge really makes a difference. Not only was the response great - the personal messages to me about how helpful our…Continue
For years there has been a mostly silent struggle between local merchants and the art fairs that pop up in their midst periodically. But I know of some very unhappy merchants over the years in Ann Arbor and Scottsdale and other smaller towns.
In Montauk recently the merchants are speaking up about the events on the village green, their customers buy at the art fair and then don't have money to spend in the…Continue
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Many, many thanks for all the pledges. This was one of our most successful pledge drives so far. I appreciate your generosity, some of you for many, many
years. The art fair business thrives under its community umbrella. Sharing with one another enriches everyone.
Here are the names…Continue
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On Tuesday we had one of our best podcasts, a report from 3 different artists from Florida, Chicago and Washington State, on their journeys creating art and participating in art fairs. I believe nearly 100 years total experience among them.
Their tips for…Continue
Last Call to be eligible to win these prizes in our Pledge Drive drawing tomorrow, May 30, ET.
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Story telling today: An amazing podcast with three women covering the spectrum of creativity.
Just a few days left to contribute to our 10th Pledge Drive. All contributions will have their name entered in to the drawing on May 30, 5 pm ET. How do you like these prizes?…
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Wednesday, May 22, 5 pm ET
Participating in the nation's art fairs is not for the faint-heared or the penniless. So much overhead! We won't go into all of those costs, but a serious contender for the diversity of options and costs is lodging on the road.…Continue
Although this podcast was a little off the track of our usual nuts and bolts discussions on surviving/thriving in the business, I was curious about some of the businesses surrounding the festivals and…Continue
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THURSDAY - MAY 16, 6 PM ET
There are thousands of artists in the U.S. who participate in art fairs for years and years. There are many who drop out after a few years (it's a lot of work!). Then there are those who take their art fair experience…Continue
and what you can learn.
Retailing is what we are doing, right? You are creating and we're all involved in selling. This info recently came into my inbox and made me very curious. The most interesting part to me was the growth of sales on the Internet ... what do you think of this info:…Continue
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