Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Suburban Collection Showplace
Fri.: 1pm-8pm; Sat.: 10am-6pm; Sun.: 11am-5pm
Artist Reception: Sat.: 6pm
Deadline: Sept. 7
Please join us for the Great Lakes Art Fair. The GLAF delivers an exceptional event experience for artists and their patrons. This fair is a unique fusion of lush landscapes, tempting food, and an optimal indoor venue of spring and fall events that are rapidly…Continue
It's great that together we have built a friendly, open community where people can discuss the issues important to the art fair business.
I hope that we can continue to do that.
However, recently there has been a lot of discussion that has been less than kind, to say the least.
I'd like to remind everyone that typing here in the Forum is not that different than having conversations in the real world.
For example, making…
St. Joseph, Michigan
Artisan Market 2012
(formerly known as the HollyMarket)
Krasl Art Center
Hours: 10:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Presented by the Krasl Art Center
Deadline: Tuesday, September 4
This juried indoor fine art & craft fair is a unique venue with a long standing…
Thanksgiving Weekend, November 24 - 25
Wilmington, North Carolina…Continue
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September 7-9 Zapplication is sponsoring an arts festival conference and they kindly gave me a pass to run for a contest. We asked people to leave comments on why they wanted to attend and received some wonderful stories. Thanks to all who participated.
Then we asked you to vote for the winner. The winner is John Stillmunks of W. Des Moines, Iowa. Congratulations, Munks! You convinced our voters you should be there and I look forward to seeing you in…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on August 22, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
Each year subscribers to Sunshine Artist send in ballots from the magazine ranking their 10 top-selling shows. On these ballots they indicate their gross income for each of the shows. No other influence is used to determine the winning shows. The staff simply applies the math to determine each event's score. This year nearly 1000 shows received votes and the top 200 with the highest scores were ranked.
This is entirely a…Continue
November 17 & 18
Heritage Hall at the Lexington Center
Presented by: Holiday Art Shows
Deadline: Sept. 7
Please join us for the Lexington Art & Craft Show, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This is a carefully juried, fine art and fine craft celebration of the…
Added by Connie Mettler on August 21, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
October 19-21 & 26-28
Fall Fine Arts Festival - a new event
Deadline: September 19
Artists mark your show calendars for the two busiest weekends of Nashville's year. The Fall Fine Arts Festival is set to become one of your premier events of the year.…
Added by Connie Mettler on August 16, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments
Here is our latest podcast from August 14 where I spoke with author Scott Fox, my son, whose expertise is small business Internet marketing. Scott grew up in the art fair business, traveling to art fairs with us and knows a lot about artists and how they earn their living, so his information is very specific to our particular needs.
Listen to it here:…
Here are the comments of the people who have entered to win the pass to the Zapp Conference in the order received. After you have read them all the poll is at the end to receive your votes. Be warned that you cannot change your vote after you have selected it. Deadline for voting is August 20 6pm ET.
Do you visit Wikipedia to get information? Did you know its vast content has been developed by volunteers? Have you ever contributed to its database of information? Is there a parallel between AFI and Wikipedia's development?
Here's a blog post from feverbee.com (a site for people who maintain online communities) that touches on some of the recent discussions on the site:
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Join us on Tuesday, August 14 at 5 pm, ET at ArtFairRadio.com for this useful episode.
A continuing topic for artists is "what good is a website for me?" "Why should I waste the time and money?" and more positively, "I have a website, how…Continue
Saint Augustine, Florida…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on August 8, 2012 at 9:42am — No Comments
September 22 - new event!
Saxapahaw, North Carolina
SaxArt River-Walk Juried Art Festival
Deadline: August 15
The word is getting out about this up-and-coming little spot on the Haw River, Saxapahaw, NC, a historic mill village on the Haw River that is getting lots of attention these days. A major remodeling…
Added by Connie Mettler on August 5, 2012 at 9:26pm — No Comments
This is a special message from Art Fair Calendar and Amdur Productions.
Call to Artists:…Continue