Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Added by Connie Mettler on June 30, 2013 at 6:55pm — No Comments
I had a great time in Milwaukee and saw lots of great art. Here is an overview:
If you want to know more about this show, including my analysis of why this show is so hard to get into check out this post:…Continue
The Lakefront Festival of the Arts in Milwaukee, WI, is one of those shows where participation is so highly coveted that artists tell me they always look two or three times at the acceptance to make sure it is true.
In all of our years doing shows there was never another one where we got rejected so many times but still kept trying. You know: times…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on June 23, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments
We've pulled out the big guns to congratulate John Smith on winning May Post of the Month for his solid analysis: "Top 10 Lessons Learned at our First Art Fair or Learning How to Swim by Jumping into the Pool." Helpful…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on June 21, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments
All of you guys who have been sharing stories from the Eastern shows, thank you! We've always had solid coverage on the Midwest and Florida shows (and down there in the Southwest and Pacific Coast group lots of info about Western shows).
We've learned about Lincoln…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on June 20, 2013 at 11:31am — No Comments
9 Mile Road at Woodward
Deadline: June 30
"Twice as funky as the average fine art show." The Ferndale fair focuses on work that skews a little younger, a little hipper. While…
at the Boardwalk Art Show. Congratulations to all especially popular AFI member Alison Thomas!
Added by Connie Mettler on June 18, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
From our school days learning about Colonial living the word "pewter" rings a bell.
The images it brings to mind are of traditional pitchers and candlesticks and other functional items. Pewter is a malleable metal that can be spun, hammered, molded, turned on a lathe.…
Added by Connie Mettler on June 17, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
August 16 & 17
Market Square Park
Coordinated by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce
Fri. 4pm-8pm; Sat. 10am-5pm
Deadline: July 1 - original deadline May 1
Where is Frankfort? High on a bluff in the heart of Michigan's summer vacation land, the hidden gem of Northern Michigan on Lake Michigan and Betsie…
Art fairs not working for you? Not getting into the shows where you know you can sell your work? Tired of being on the road? Looking for a new adventure?
Meet two painters who can say both yes and no to the questions above. Yes, the art fairs work but they wanted to try some new ideas for marketing their…Continue
David Levy holds on to his tent on Thursday as storms moved across the Boardwalk art Show.
Photo by Bill Tiernan, at the Virginian-Pilot
September 21 & 22
Park Forest, Illinois
Downtown Park Forest
Presented by the Tall Grass Arts Association
Deadline: June 29
The Park forest Art Fair is an outdoor fair held in the streets of Downtown Park Forest. Known as an exceptionally artist-friendly…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on June 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Let's reward the people who wrote the best content on ArtFairInsiders.com in May.
Added by Connie Mettler on June 11, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Added by Connie Mettler on June 9, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments
Norfolk, Virginia - Hurry, this Plein Air opportunity organized by artist Karen Kinser with $8000 in awards wants you now!
Added by Connie Mettler on June 7, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Saturday morning, what is a person to do? Time for an art fair fix.
About a 2 hour drive down the toll road delivers me onto one of those small town main streets that you see in the movies. I travel often to Los Angeles to visit my…Continue