Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Added by Connie Mettler on September 12, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
Part III of a series to understand the operations of creating a new art show.…Continue
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In my inbox from Cranston, Rhode Island:
The Wickford Art Association is seeking an experienced event planner to serve as Festival Coordinator of the 58th Wickford Art Festival, to be held on July 11 and 12, 2020. The successful applicant will serve as the face of this award-winning event, working with the Board of Directors and volunteer committees to plan and implement all aspects of the festival. This is a…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on August 30, 2019 at 9:54am — No Comments
Des Moines artist Chris Williams never imagined his work would be in a Super Bowl ad, but he recently became aware that an ad by the supermarket chain Hy-Vee featured prominently his mural in a Des Moines neighborhood. Not only that, the narrator was Oprah. It was a 4 minute feature…Continue
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 5:00 - 5:30 PM ET
Part II of a series to understand the operations of creating a new art show.
Artists and Charities Hand in…Continue
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Tuesday, August 20, 5:00 to 5:30 pm ET
Can Florida use another art festival? Does Palm…Continue
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It was with great sadness that artists and art lovers learned in June that there would not be an art festival in La Quinta in March 2020 because of differences in viewpoints/missions between the La Quinta Foundation and the city of La Quinta.…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on August 7, 2019 at 2:43pm — No Comments
50 years ago Park City, Utah, known as a great winter resort area, was a ghost town in the summer. This year the Kimball Art Festival held in the downtown streets celebrates its 50th anniversary. And what does Park City look like this August 2019?
Think about this:
Last year, nearly 50,000 people attended the festival, and between their food, lodging and transportation needs, festival purchases and other expenses, the visitors left an economic impact…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on August 2, 2019 at 12:25pm — No Comments
at the last minute a key staff member needs to leave
The Michigan Guild of Artists & Artisans is looking for a full time Operations Director for the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair for their organization right away. Is this the job for you?
The Guild of Artists & Artisans is hiring an experienced Art Fair Operations Director. This is a full time position that…Continue
Your pledge really makes a difference. Not only was the response great - the personal messages to me about how helpful our…Continue
For years there has been a mostly silent struggle between local merchants and the art fairs that pop up in their midst periodically. But I know of some very unhappy merchants over the years in Ann Arbor and Scottsdale and other smaller towns.
In Montauk recently the merchants are speaking up about the events on the village green, their customers buy at the art fair and then don't have money to spend in the…Continue
Added by Connie Mettler on June 7, 2019 at 11:05am — No Comments
Many, many thanks for all the pledges. This was one of our most successful pledge drives so far. I appreciate your generosity, some of you for many, many
years. The art fair business thrives under its community umbrella. Sharing with one another enriches everyone.
Here are the names…Continue
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On Tuesday we had one of our best podcasts, a report from 3 different artists from Florida, Chicago and Washington State, on their journeys creating art and participating in art fairs. I believe nearly 100 years total experience among them.
Their tips for…Continue
Last Call to be eligible to win these prizes in our Pledge Drive drawing tomorrow, May 30, ET.
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