Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
From my friend, Carolyn Edlund at Artsy Shark:
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The Gasparilla Festival of Arts in Tampa (Feb. 29-March1) is a beauty. Really fine work lured there for the big prize money ($80,000). You'll find artists there who might not sell anything, but love the prizes.
Because of construction in its usual…Continue
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This is a Christmas gift for everyone who got into this business because they want to live their life as an artist but then found out that your most artistic work wasn't selling like you wished. You looked around at what was selling and then made one of 3 choices:
A sad story here, something that artists rarely hear about, the background of finding the money to host art fairs. Especially the larger events, there is no way that booth fees and application fees pay for the events to be held.
The story cites the added security costs because of the shooting at the nearby Gilroy Art…Continue
ArtFairCalendar.com has tallied all the votes in our 2019 Best Art Fair survey (8th Annual). We had a record number of participants reporting in the favorites. The goal of the survey is to encourage "art fair tourism", bringing art…Continue
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(This is not an advertisement for the Randolph Street Market)
I love it when art fairs/festivals/pop ups/markets really get the vibe of attracting customers to attend their events. I stole this image off of artist Angie Consalvo's email to share with you.…Continue
A member of this site shared a show review and it included this letter that he sent to the show organizers:Continue
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Most of us know that artist fees do not entirely support the costs of putting together an art festival, and the bigger the event the more $$ an event needs. Show organizers search for sponsors to help carry the expense and, not surprisingly, there are business firms that are paid to find sponsors for events,…Continue
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Try as we might between Larry Berman and myself sometimes spammers sneak in. Our apologies for any nuisance you've experienced in the last couple of days from James Pollard. He has left comments on people's pages and sent emails from the Commercial bank of Dubai(UAE). You know what that means. He is gone.
Please let us know if you ever…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on September 23, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
We know it's true, don't we? I've just finished reading this article on the website Artsy, Why Some Art Fairs Thrive—and Others Flop. Although it is about the "big" art fair scene, many of the ideas apply to our smaller street art fairs (and indoor events also) that are not big news on the art scene.