Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Did you listen to the podcast with Nawal Motawi from Motawi Tileworks? Nawal has a ceramic tile studio that employs 30 people. Her business wins awards for its culture and commitment to the local community. It even has a manifesto: for the workplace to be healthy, emotionally and physically while taking great craft…Continue
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Started as a small show in 1984, the event has grown into one of Miami-Dade County's most anticipated festivals. Dozens of…
Nawal Motawi joins us to talk about her journey from art school graduate to founder of an award-winning Ann Arbor-based nationally known art studio, Motawi Tileworks, that creates unique handmade tile reflecting the classic…Continue
"Why can't I find something I know is on this site?" "What happened to my show review?" "Where is that information about the best tent, show, lodging deal, funny story, jury tip, safety idea, etc.?
This site thrives on your participation and your stories, questions and reviews. Thousands…Continue
Des Moines, Iowa
Downtown at Western Gateway Park
surrounding the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Deadline: October 31…
Added by Connie Mettler on October 19, 2014 at 6:38pm — No Comments
Mission of our sites: Bring people to attend the art fairs to buy art and support the artists.
Mission of the survey: Spread the word about the best art fairs in the country through the media to attract people to come to the shows and use the Best Art Fairs page as a planner for their travels, enabling "art fair tourism."
You have a stake in this…Continue
Melanie Rolfes wins "post of the month" for her review, "Alexandria and Arlington, VA, art shows." Along with her cohorts Matt Estrada, Reid Watts, Matt Estrada, Oscar Matos Linares and Barry Bernstein she celebrates another year of survival.
And a very big reward goes out to photographer Xavier Nuez who not only gets into an amazing number of the top shows, but brings his own buyers to the shows:
Brought to you by…Continue
Results just in from the Grand Rapids, MI, marathon Art Prize (Sept. 24-Oct. 12) - over $500,000 in awards
Public Vote and Juried Awards: Two grand prizes worth $400,000 and eight category awards worth $160,000. Half decided by public vote, and half decided by a jury of art experts.
Since its inception the public (you and me) have gotten the chance to choose who gets the $$$. But, jurors got their…Continue
This nationally recognized event attracts fine artists from across the country to this beautiful historic area of Key West. Exhibitors include…
Added by Connie Mettler on October 9, 2014 at 9:15pm — No Comments
In 2013 thousands of art fair lovers and artists nationwide completed our 1st survey telling us what their…Continue
Who wrote the best post on AFI in September Thrilling, informative, helpful, thought provoking, etc.?
Let's award them and thank them for their contributions:
Added by Connie Mettler on October 7, 2014 at 5:56pm — No Comments
You are invited to enter the 2nd annual ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest.
This global, juried, online art contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered and threatened species/habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either a celebration of the beauty of endangered or threatened species/habitats…Continue
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Long time member Kathleen Caid, a jeweler from California, had her entire stock of jewelry stolen from her van before the St. James Court Art Show opened today.Continue
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