Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Terry Adams from the Cherry Creek Arts Festival joins me to talk about the business, his goals and new initiatives to keep his show at the top of the heap.
Even better, he will be drawing the names of the winners -- about 40 of…Continue
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Greg Strachov really struck a chord in April with his post "Stealing Intellectual Property at the Art Fairs", putting forth excellent arguments, scholarship and images -- and bringing out a great discussion. Thanks, Greg. The other…Continue
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Hope you'll join me and Internet marketing guru, author Scott Fox (my son) as we celebrate 10 years of informational websites about the art fair business. We're doing a countdown on the Ten Most Informational Links on ArtFairInsiders.com with the stories…Continue
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As the new interim executive director took on the reins at the Bayou City Art Festival in Houston late last year, it became apparent to Susan Fowler that the organization was stretched beyond financial viability. This is a festival that depends on an admission charge that had…Continue
Belleville, IL - May 16-19, 2014 - Art on the Square
Maybe you were at this show. It is one of the goodies.
We all complain about the music, the food, the kids activities, the sponsor booths that are ubiquitous at the art fairs, so I just found the schedule of activities for last week's Art on the Square that to my mind turns that griping on its head.
Besides the kids activities and the stages look…Continue
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Green Arts Council and the City of Green
Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Rd.
Deadline: May 31
Art-A-palooza is a juried art and fine craft show celebrating its tenth year in 2014. The City of Green is growing exponentially with the recent opening of the Akron General Medical…
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Denver Metro area
Deadline: May 29
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Thanks and more thanks to all of our friends. Good themes and helpful information poured onto the site in April. Please give a thumbs up to these people whose contributions made you laugh, gave you helpful information, made you scratch your head, or decide maybe you need a different profession!
The winners of the "post of the week" are:
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Artisphere, Greenville, SC - May 9-11, 2014
Over $15,000 Distributed to Winning Artists
One of the nation's best shows, that really knows "what artists want" and that also excels at PR just sent me this:
Best of Show winner was Aaron Hequembourg…Continue
September 20 & 21
Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
Historic rivertown on the St. Croix River
150 Artists and Craftspeople
Deadline: May 10
Award winning, well established show with quality art and craft.
How is that for a concept?
In Mexico there is a tax program that allows artists to pay what they owe the State with artwork.
The program is simple—donations are made according to reported sales. If an artist sells between one and five pieces of art in a given year, he or she donates one piece to the federal government. If the artist sells between six and eight pieces, he or she donates two, and so on, with an annual cap of six donations.
So who does…Continue