Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
October 7-8, 2013, WESTAF presented the 5th Annual Arts Festival Conference in Louisville, KY, in conjunction with the St. James Court Art Show and NAIA. I was there and here is why you should have been there also:
5. The Meet and Greet. Spending time with like-minded individuals in a relaxed atmosphere has a great payoff. We have so much in common…Continue
Thank you Lori Kay, Alison Fox, John Leben, Robert Wallis and everyone else who shared their St. James Court experiences. A show that has this many exhibitors deserves to be reported. I was there too, but have been so distracted by getting the statistics together for the Best Art Fair Survey that I am finally reporting in.
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December 14 & 15
The Village at Gulfstream…
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February 22 & 23
30th Anniversary Festival
Downtown South Miami
In 1984 a dedicated group of Red Sunset Merchants Association members conceived an arts and crafts festival as a way to bring shoppers into the area and also to serve the community well by bringing the arts closer to the local population. Started…
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June 27-29, 2014
Downtown Des Moines, Iowa
Deadline: October 31, 2013
The City of Des Moines invites you to be part of the award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival® (DMAF) on June 27-29 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The DMAF is one of the nation's most respected arts events hosting 195 of the nation's top artists in a beautiful urban setting…
ArtFairCalendar.com has just finished its 1st annual "America's Best Art Fairs" survey and we are announcing the winners on this podcast.
We asked our mailing list of nearly 50,000 art fair patrons what was the best art fair in the country and had an amazing response from across the nation. Nearly 96% completed the lengthy 22…Continue
Not only is Melanie an accomplished artist, and a fine writer. Just in time for Halloween she has new tricks to show us:
Congratulations, Melanie and thank you for your thorough review of the Alexandria, VA, show.
Our thanks also go to long time member…Continue
So there you are at an art fair, the judges come through and seemingly ignore your booth, but then you turn around and make a nice sale. We used to say, you can either win the prizes or you can win the sales. Which one do you think keeps the bills paid?
From September 18-October 6 a large public competition is held for big money in Grand Rapids, MI, ArtPrize. It touts the world's largest Art Prize - $200,000 awarded to an artist and who gets to choose? The public.
Congratulations to Larry Berman, who received a special award at the Arts Festival Conference in Louisville, October 7. I was there. When Anthony Radich Executive Director of Westaf, the home of Zapplication.org, presented this first ever award, Larry was speechless. Larry has been a fearless nagger representing the interests of artists in getting the technology right. It has been a long battle fighting over pixels,…Continue
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October 12 & 13, 2013
St. Simons Island, Georgia
Sponsored by the Glynn Art Assn.
Deadline: October 7
Glynn Art in the Park on St. Simons Island offers a fine arts event in a small town ocean side setting. The island is one of four barrier islands known as the "Golden Isles" on the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, GA,…