Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Does that sound like a good category for the Discussion area?
This is a friendly community, and after all, we all need each other to survive in the business. Nonetheless, I do know some people are loath to ask questions because sometimes the seasoned members have "heard it all."
My take on this:
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Who won the prizes last week in Houston at the Bayou City Art Festival? Here they are:Continue
A few great spaces are available for the festival on
November 10th & 11th in Hallandale Beach, Florida.…Continue
November 24 & 25
Winter Garden, Florida
Winter Garden Art Festival
Historic Downtown Winter Garden
125 Fine Art Exhibitors
Deadline: November 9
Presented by the Historic Winter Garden Merchants Association, The City of Winter Garden and Florida…
Almost everyone visiting this site had a day job at one time and some still do. Then there are all those wannabe artists who visit with you in your booth at each art fair and say they are going to quit but don't and you know why.
Here is how you to figure out if it is for you:
1. How valuable is comfort to your life?…
Leslie, like so many of artists, followed in the footsteps of her mother, and is a painter just as she is. This led to an art degree where her mentor was a painter who had excelled in a career selling his work at the art fairs. With influences like this it is no wonder to find her today at the top shows in the country exhibiting her luminous abstract pieces.
Her newest body of work is "acrylic on acrylic."…
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Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Arts Festival
Downtown Des Moines
Deadline: October 31
The City of Des Moines invites you to be part of the award-winning Des Moines Arts…
On October 18 I interviewed two artists who have used Kickstarter.com's website funding resource to raise money to enable them to complete art projects. Casey Sheppard, a jeweler from Lincoln, NE, started her project on the site…Continue
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February 9 & 10
Saturday & Sunday
10am - 5pm
Deadline: November 7
Application Fee: $25
Booth Fee: $210
Don't miss this opportunity to join some of the nation's most talented and respected artists who will be showcasing and selling their artwork at this highly organized and professional outdoor fine art festival.
This open air art gallery is located in the…
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February 23 & 24
29th Anniversary Festival
Downtown South Miami
Deadline: October 31 - deadline extended to November 5 due to East Coast storms
The 29th annual South Miami Rotary Art…
says New York art critic Jerry Saltz.
As the culmination of Grand Rapids' ArtPrize one of the jurors, Jerry Saltz, gave a talk at the Kendall School of Design to the students:
“If you’re gay, you know when you’re young. If you’re a ventriloquist, you know when you’re young. There’s another thing people know they are when they’re young – artists,” Saltz began to standing room-only crowd inside the Old Federal Building...
This week I was speaking…Continue
Her drawing "Elephants", 8 foot high and 35 feet long that she created in her garage and installed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum for the competition.
Over more than three weeks, as museum-goers watched her progress, the mural grew to 13 feet high and about 40…
The people in Louisville really have their social media machine in high gear. In this city the St. James Court Art Show in popularity is only second to the Kentucky Derby! Imagine that. In fact, it is so popular they close the public schools on Friday.
Here are some good links with videos in case you are considering participating in 2013: