Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Last week I spoke with Chris Lake, managing director of ArtsyHome.com, the online presence of Distinctive Living magazine, an online venue that connects buyers with artists.
This is a one of a kind business proposition -- no other online gallery also is part of a business with a print magazine that has a…Continue
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The deadline for Cincinnati's Summerfair, June 1-3, has been extended to February 10. Applications online at: www.ZAPPlication.org.
"The LAHFH ReStore contacted area artists and asked them to use their talents to create a piece of art utilizing home improvement materials from the Habitat ReStore. The artists were given a…Continue
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June 16 & 17
Sat.: 10am-5pm; Sun.: 10am-4pm
Deadline: Feb. 1
Cantigny Park is pleased to announce Art in Bloom, an outdoor arts festival. More than 80 juried artists will showcase their work amidst Cantigny's beautiful gardens, grounds and museums.
Art in Bloom 2012 promises even more excitement than our past art festivals, which are always among the park's most popular events. Two-day attendance…
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Making art and making money is not always a match made in heaven. And ... that doesn’t mean it’s not doable; in fact, quite the opposite.
With the right tools, the right information, and the right attitude you can turn your passion for art into a thriving income.
Join Ariane Goodwin, host of the smARTist Telesummit, at her online seminar. This amazing, 7-day immersion-in-your-art-career conference begins Thursday with a MasterMind Panel where, if…
July 28 & 29
8 S. Third Street
Sat. & Sun.: 10am-5pm
175 max. artists
Deadline: Feb. 1
Geneva, a chic and charming historic town located on the Fox River, will celebrate it's eleventh annual Fine Arts Fair in 2012.
Presented by the Chamber of Commerce, the show is tucked along shady streets among 100+ specialty shops located…
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Date changes have been required due to the City of Chicago changing the date for the 2012 Taste of Chicago to conflict with the Gold Coast Art Fair. This change tangentially impacts the Lincolnshire Art Festival. The Gold Coast Art Fair will now be June 30 and July 1 and the Lincolnshire Art Festival will now be August 18 and 19.
Another Chicago art event’s date creates a conflict with The Inside Show and requires…
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July 14 & 15
Village Green Park
Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 10am-4pm
80 maximum artists
Deadline: Feb. 1
Join us in Northbrook for an artful experience! Set in the picturesque Village Green Park downtown, with its tree lined paths and hometown feel, Art in the Park - A Northbrook Fine Arts Festival presents the highest quality in fine art and craft.…
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Member of the year: Geoff Coe - "He gives incredible answers to people's questions. He tells them the where, the when , the why and the how. He tells them where to stay, where not to stay and how much of his answer is from is personal experience and how much is what he heard. Then if that's not enough…Continue
Deadline: January 31
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Imagine my surprise when I was cruising through the Huffington Post and came across this article: What is an Original Print? Interestingly the writer, Daniel Grant, even consulted the rules from some of the nation's art fairs including the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair and the Rising Sun Festival of Arts and Crafts and many in between.
The article defines "print" as "an…Continue
March 30 - April 1
St. Louis, Missouri
36th Annual Spring Art Fair
The Marion (IA) Art Festival is pleased to announce their upgrades in the ratings from the Art Fair Sourcebook:
"The MAF is one of the most artist-profitable festivals nationwide! The 2012 Art Fair SourceBook ranks the MAF as:
- #17 fine art event nationwide
- #24 overall in fine craft
- #1 among events exhibiting 100 artists or fewer
- #1 one-day show in the country
- #2 in the nation for return on…
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