Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
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Wednesday, May 22, 5 pm ET
Participating in the nation's art fairs is not for the faint-heared or the penniless. So much overhead! We won't go into all of those costs, but a serious contender for the diversity of options and costs is lodging on the road.…Continue
Although this podcast was a little off the track of our usual nuts and bolts discussions on surviving/thriving in the business, I was curious about some of the businesses surrounding the festivals and…Continue
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THURSDAY - MAY 16, 6 PM ET
There are thousands of artists in the U.S. who participate in art fairs for years and years. There are many who drop out after a few years (it's a lot of work!). Then there are those who take their art fair experience…Continue
and what you can learn.
Retailing is what we are doing, right? You are creating and we're all involved in selling. This info recently came into my inbox and made me very curious. The most interesting part to me was the growth of sales on the Internet ... what do you think of this info:…Continue
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We all know it is all about the marketing. I'm on a bunch of show's mailing lists so I receive PR regularly. An art fair that has great communication skills is Artisphere in Greenville, S.C. I'm posting their latest email to inspire other show organizers.…
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Actually, the deadline has changed on the image above. It is now…Continue
Being accepted at Florida's two biggest shows can be the highlight of an artist's winter brining in income for the current time AND if you win a prize that can mean $$$ and a highly desirable invitation to next winter's festival. Who were the winners?
COCONUT GROVE ARTS FESTIVAL
Have you been to any art fairs lately and asked yourself, "what am I doing here?" Have you spent four days including travel time and you've barely broken even? You know I'm talking about art fair alternatives and learning to use online tools to show, share, sell your fine art and craft. …Continue
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Back by popular demand artist Dave Emmons joins me to talk…Continue