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Who Won the Prizes at Coconut Grove and Winter Park?

Being accepted at Florida's two biggest shows can be the highlight of an artist's winter brining in income for the current time AND if you win a prize that can mean $$$ and a highly desirable invitation to next winter's festival. Who were the winners?

COCONUT GROVE ARTS FESTIVAL

Feb. 16-18,…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 19, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Review: Facebook Marketing Strategy Session - 3/7/19

Have you been to any art fairs lately and asked yourself, "what am I doing here?" Have you spent four days including travel time and you've barely broken even? You know I'm talking about art fair alternatives and learning to use online tools to show, share, sell your fine art and craft. …

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 8, 2019 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Call for Artists: Marshalltown Art Festival - 1 day to deadline!

July 20
Marshalltown, Iowa
Downtown, anchored by the beautiful, historic courthouse square.
Presented By: Marshall County Arts & Culture Alliance…
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Added by Connie Mettler on March 6, 2019 at 6:08pm — No Comments

New! Apps for Art Festivals

A sponsored…
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Added by Connie Mettler on March 4, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments

Next Podcast - A Strategy Session: Profiting from Facebook

Thursday, March 7, 6 pm ET: Part II - Using Facebook to connect with your buyers and sell your work.

Back by popular demand artist Dave Emmons joins me to talk…

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Added by Connie Mettler on March 3, 2019 at 11:03pm — 6 Comments

Call for Artists: Prairie Village Art Show - 2 days to deadline

May 31 - June 2
Prairie Village, Kansas

Presented By: The Shops at Prairie Village
100 Artists
Deadline: February 21…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2019 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Next podcast? Using Facebook to sell your art - Part 2

We've had such a good response to last week's podcast with Dave Emmons (Can you Really Sell your Art on Facebook?) that I'm considering doing a follow up. I'm looking for…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2019 at 10:39am — 23 Comments

Next Podcast: Can Facebook Really Help You Sell Your Work?

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 6 PM ET - Listen Live

(this is a sponsored podcast)

The high overhead of doing 30 shows a year exhausting you? What if…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 8, 2019 at 1:00pm — 25 Comments

Absolute Best Way to Ship Art? and the consequences

My friend, painter Greg Strachov, is recovering from brain surgery (that is another story) and he asked me to share the following information with all of you.

From Greg:

Below is an issue that I discovered regarding sending art by way of the post office.  They do everything possible not to pay for damage.   The note below I sent to various newspapers around the United States.  I also…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 6, 2019 at 4:09pm — 17 Comments

One of a Kind Spring Show - Deadline Today!

SPRING 2019  |  APRIL 26–28…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 5, 2019 at 10:44am — No Comments

Exhibit at the One of a Kind Show in 2019

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 1, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

International Art Competition - $120,000 Prize

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Francisco's Farm Art Fair - 6 days to deadline

16th Francisco's Farm Art Fair



May 18 & 19
Midway University, Kentucky
90-120…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 26, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Want to Watch the Jury in Action this Winter?

3 opportunities that are well worth your time and $$. Learn the secrets of what goes on in the jury room and what the judges think.

jury at the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair - the original

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 22, 2019 at 5:51pm — 1 Comment

10 Most Boring Tips for January Days

  1. Go over your inventory and make plans for your 2019 fairs. What do you need more of? What requests did you have from your customers that you might consider creating?

  2. Get your vehicle ready for the miles ahead. Take it to the garage for an inspection. Take everything out and clean it. Make sure your miscellaneous supplies are sufficient:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 18, 2019 at 12:54pm — 5 Comments

Central PA Festival of the Arts - 2 days to deadline!

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 16, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Art in the Loop - 2 Days to Deadline

April 5-7, 2019 - Memphis, Tennessee…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 3, 2019 at 2:08am — No Comments

A little Christmas Cheer for our Artist Friends

Happy holidays to all of you from the ArtFairCalendar.com team: Connie Mettler, Larry Berman, Jacki Bilsborrow, Tina Towell, John McKiernan and Meg Mettler

Added by Connie Mettler on December 26, 2018 at 11:19am — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Brookside Art Annual

May 3 -5 
Kansas City, Missouri
Presented By: Brookside…
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Added by Connie Mettler on December 26, 2018 at 11:09am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Ann Arbor Street Art Fair - 60 years old!

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 19, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

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