Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
The Old Town Art Fair is a fine art show located on…
In a business full of taking chances the first big challenge an artist has is to make the jury cut at the shows. Mo Riley, executive director of the Ann Arbor Art Street Art Fair, Lyn Sedlak-Ford, jury chair for Art in the…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on November 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Email from a friend after we asked him for some show information:
As to show reviews, I'm uncomfortable about writing anything about an art fair on the internet. I cringe at the idea of a show director reading a bad review with my name attached. Getting into shows in the last decade of my career is so hard. I just don't trust the system enough to put my name on anything.
As to sharing what shows I do, I pass out thousands of card each…
AFI continues to grow thanks to everyone's friendly participation and these three people are long time members contributing photos, advice, discussions, blog posts and so much helpful information…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on November 22, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
In a business full of taking chances the first big challenge an artist has is to make the jury cut at the shows. After all, if you can't get into the show you aren't in business. I'll be speaking with
Kathy Czopek's report on her recent attendance at a business conference on "How to Apply" in St. Louis is full of good information. One of the presenters at the meeting was Laura Miller, operations director of the St. Louis Art Fair. I attended that show in September. Here are some booth images to illustrate the information that Laura shared at the workshop:…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on November 16, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Staying on top of all things "art fair" and not looking back is one of my mantras too, so last week I spent a day in Ann Arbor, MI, attending the Arts & Cultural Tourism Marketing Forum presented by the Convention…Continue
Milwaukee Art Museum
Deadline: Nov. 20
Join us for the Lakefront Festival of Arts in our magnificent setting at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The award-winning, nationally-recognized festival takes place inside the museum's spectacular Santiago Calatrava-designed building addition, as well as on the adjoining outdoor museum grounds. LFOA is a gated festival that attracts 30,000 patrons enjoying the…
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$500 Purchase Awards
$100 Awards of Excellence
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In the aftermath of the nation's worst storm in history, Hurricane Sandy, people on the East Coast are working toward reestablishing equilibrium in all areas of their lives. The heavy economic toll continues to be counted. This coming weekend's Fine Arts & Crafts Show at the Westfield (NJ) Armory has been cancelled by the National Guard.
April 6 & 7
Renaissance at Colony Park
Saturday, 10 to 6 & Sunday, 1 to 6
Deadline: November 11
For many reasons, including a date change, this show has some spaces left for November 16-18.
Suburban Collection Showplace
Fri.: 1pm-8pm; Sat.: 10am-6pm; Sun.: 11am-5pm
Artist Reception: Sat.: 6pm
Be part of the holiday shopping season!
Art fairs are always looking for ways to enhance the event both for artists and the attending public. This Fall the show will open on Fri.…