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Call for Artists: Lakeshore Art Festival

July 4 & 5 LakeshoreLogo

Muskegon, Michigan

Hackley Park

10am-6pm

200 Artists

Deadline: March 3

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 49th DeLand Outdoor Art Festival

March 29 & 30…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 27, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Artexpo New York

Don't miss the art event of the year!

Artexpo New York - Be There

 

Artexpo New York--the world's largest fine art trade show--is…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 26, 2014 at 6:43pm — No Comments

What's Wrong with this Photo? #2

Added by Connie Mettler on February 26, 2014 at 9:41am — 25 Comments

Call for Artists: Palmer Park Art Fair

May 2-4

Detroit, Michigan

Palmer Park

125 Artists

Deadline: March 15
The Palmer Park Art Fair brings a high quality fair…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 25, 2014 at 8:22pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Monument Square Art Festival

 

May 31st & June 1st

Racine, Wisconsin

Downtown Racine

In collaboration with the Racine Arts Council

Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm

80 Exhibitors

Deadline: March 1



One of Wisconsin's oldest and most respected juried fine art fairs presents 80 artists from around the country exhibiting works in a variety of media. Live entertainment, a silent…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 24, 2014 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Kalamazoo Garage Sale Art Fair 2014, w photos

Along with 1000's of others I attended the Garage Sale Art Fair at the Kalamazoo Fairgrounds on February 22. In case you hadn't heard the polar vortex has been pretty phenomenal imprisoning us in our homes for nearly two months and making driving akin to zip lining. BUT - Saturday dawned sunny and bright and the last snowfall was several days earlier and all the signs were "go" to go shopping.

The event, organized nearly 15 years ago by artists and now headed by jeweler Bonnie…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

Call for Artists: 30th Annual American Craft Exposition

August 22-24

ACELogo Evanston, Illinois

Henry Crown Sports Pavilion

Northwestern University

Preview Party:

Thurs. August 21, 6:30-9pm

Show hours:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 23, 2014 at 8:42pm — No Comments

What I Learned at the Art Fair: Coconut Grove & Boca Museum

February 22, 2014, I headed to Kalamazoo to attend the Garage Sale Art Fair to do some shopping, and to see old friends, many of whom were recently returned from the Florida shows.

A little of what I learned:

Coconut Grove - 3 reports

"To do the round trip from Michigan to participate in this show I need to do sales of $3000 to cover the expenses. I came up $400 short of my goal. After many, many years of doing this show 2014 will be the last time."…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 23, 2014 at 8:27pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: One of a Kind Show and Sale - Chicago

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Call for Artists: Midsummer Arts Faire

June 27-29 

Quincy, Illinois

Washington Park, 5th & Maine St.

in the Historic Quincy Business District

Fri. 5-9; Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-4

50-55 exhibitors

Deadline: February 28



Celebrating 11 years of the biggest arts weekend in the tri-state area, the Midsummer Arts Faire (MAF) continues to grow and thrive in a…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 22, 2014 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: 45th Park City Kimball Arts Festival



August 1-3

Park City, Utah

Historic Main Street

Presented by the Kimball Art Center

Deadline: March 1

220 artists

The 45th…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2014 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

April 26 - June 1
Brooklyn, New York
Civil War-era warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront
Weekends, 2-6pm
# of Artists:  100 pieces will be accepted
Early Bird Deadline is February 25…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Podcast: Taxes! Artists Keep Their Books - 2/21/14 - 5 pm ET

FEBRUARY 21 - 5 PM ET

Don't miss this one if you are "closing your books" or struggling with what to do about your bookkeeping! 

Did you ever see such a business for high overhead as the art fair business? Travel expenses, booth fees, employees, tents, studio space, art supplies, credit card fees, etc. 

We talk to two artists with…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Winner: January 2014 Post - Carol Knox - Mock Jury

The members have chosen Carol Knox's blog post, Mock Jury - St. Louis 2014, as the best January contribution to this site. Congratulations and thanks to Carol, a true Olympian, for sharing this information. 

 

Added by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 42nd Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival

August 1-3

Crested Butte, Colorado

Downtown streets


175 Artists

Deadline: February 28…



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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2014 at 5:26pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair

July 12 - Saturday    10am to 6pm

July 13 - Sunday   10am to 5pm …

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 17, 2014 at 4:59pm — 2 Comments

Art Fair Alternative: Online/Offline Gallery Exhibition & Sales

MacJac Artist Studio

(Recently MacJac has been advertising their services for artists on our websites. Here is the story of what exactly they can do for you.)

MacJac Artist Studio, a fast expanding online art studio with a difference, is now making life easier for the independent artists from different parts of…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 17, 2014 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

Call for Artists: 15th Annual Easton Art Affair

June 26-28 

Columbus, OH

Easton Town Center

105 Exhibitors

Deadline: March 1

The…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 17, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 5th Annual Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Festival



Annapolis, Maryland

200 Artists

Deadline: March 4

It is with great enthusiasm that we invite you to apply to exhibit at the Fifth Annual Annapolis Arts, Crafts and Wine Festival. This premier event showcases the prized works of over 200 artists employing a variety of medium: painting, sculpture, ceramics, digital art, mixed media, printmaking, jewelry, fiber art, glass, wood,…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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