Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Mainsail was last weekend in St. Petersburg, FL. So was Easter Sunday. That is a killjoy for any art show.
Attendence sags and so do sales.
Even the attendence In Saturday was off from the usual Numbers we see.
St. Pete is my hometown, I was born in the 1940’s there and so I have seen it come a long way.
I have done the show more than 20 times and it has always been good.
Not this year. It was down 50 percent. That is a big down.
After Ft. Worth,…Continue
For me, this is the best show in the nation for sales.
It is a five figure show for the majority of artists.
They get about 1400 applications and only 250 are picked.
Luckily, I have been in five out of the last seven years. For whatever reason, I jury really well here. And, I have gotten in with 2different bodies of work.
Here are some of the basics about the show.
Well, this happened at end of March, I am a little late, because I had to make 600 pieces of art for my next three shows, and Bayou is one. Then I have Main Street Fort Worth and Mainsail.
I am blogging at a sushi bar, a good one, outside of Shreveport enroute to Ft. Worth, hereafter called FW.
Bayou is a tough show to call.
For many it can be a big winner. Especially if you have high-priced items.
If you sell in the lower, $30-$300 price range, then this show…Continue