Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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Many thanks to Alice Moulton and Carolyn Bird from the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival for joining me on yesterday's podcast where the two veteran show organizers of this fine all volunteer run event filled me in on some insider info about the show. Did you know that their offices are in a train car that sits on the tracks that run through Winter Park? I wonder if any other show has such an interesting setup.
On to the news! Using Random.org Alice and Carolyn drew the names and here…Continue
Celebrity guests from the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival join Connie Mettler of to share art fair stories and draw the names of the winners of the rest of the prizes for the Birthday Party Pledge Drive on Tuesday afternoon at 3 pm ET.
Will they call out your name? Did you contribute to our pledge drive?
October 12 & 13
On the campus of Sedona Red Rock High School
126 Artist Booths
Deadline: June 7
Jury: June 8
Invitations: June 15
We invite you to apply to the 23rd annual Sedona Arts Festival. A favorite in the Southwest, the festival showcases 126 juried artists, the Gourmet Gallery, the Guest Gallery (featuring an international guest artist) and KidZone, as well as music,…
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Oscar's candid post, "The Only Thing I Ask You God", struck a note with many readers last month. If you haven't read it yet -- do it now, and then look forward to meeting Oscar at a show one day.
Congratulations, Oscar, the members have voted your story as Post…Continue
Odds in winning a prize in the Birthday Party Pledge Drive are more like 1 in 3! You not only help support this website that helps you in your art fair business you are really likely to be saying soon, "Wow! I won. I never win anything!."
Some of the…Continue
For most it was a weekend for a decent paycheck with no scary things going on -- whoops, I forgot to mention this report in from my friend fiber artist, Sandy Moran who was at the Tulsa Mayfest:
ContinueMost of the stock was salvageable, though the tent was twisted and upside down across the street, pretty much destroyed…
September 21 & 22
Durham, North Carolina
Presented by the Durham Arts Council
Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 11am-5pm
135 visual artist exhibitors
Deadline: May 31
CenterFest is a competitive, juried festival attracting high-quality fine art and fine crafts. In it's 39th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham's lively downtown…
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Ever hear of "free"? Yes, Virginia, a whole bunch of art fairs would love to see you at one of their art fairs and are offering free booth spaces at art fairs from Massachsetts to Florida to Kentucky to Wisconsin, Chicago, Colorado ...
If you want to test the waters in Atlanta, look at this:…Continue
August 10 & 11
North Lake Park
Sponsored by: Thompson Valley Art League
Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm
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Woo hoo! Amazing prizes available to all of you who pledge in our 4th Annual Birthday Party Pledge Drive, including:
From Greg Lawler at the Art Fair Sourcebook:
2013 + 2014…
Aksarben Village/37th and Center
Deadline: June 1…
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I got distracted and didn't get around to posting this good story about behind the scenes happenings at the best St. Louis area art fairs. My apologies to Laumeier that took place last weekend.
Artists often brag about not doing first year art fairs - me, I brag about the ones we did do. We were there for the first art fair in the Laumeier Sculpture Park. It was started by Pat Macias who had run the State Street Area Art Fair in Ann Arbor and she invited us. That was probably 20 years…Continue
Most artists have made their peace with the digital upload systems, www.Zapplication.org, www.JuriedArtServices.com and www.EntryThingy.com. If you want to participate in the better shows you sign up and…Continue
Littleton, Colorado (Denver Metro area)
Deadline: May 28
Since its inaugural show in 2012, the Affordable Arts Festival (AAF) has created quite a buzz in both the art community and the art buyers in the Denver area. With 115 artists from more than a dozen states attending the event last year the artists and buyers immediately…
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