Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
It's a sad commentary on my state of mind, perhaps, that I started to post this with a show date of "July 20-21" before catching myself. When you aren't sure what month it is, it may be time to go home and take a few weeks off!
I wish I were able to. But alas, the "Northeast Extension 2011" from Fort Myers, FL continues, and so do the bills...so I can't help but be a…Continue
After week after week of insanely hot and therefore only moderately profitable shows in MD and NJ, I was really looking forward to spending three days on the family-friendly Ocean City (NJ) Boardwalk, hoping that the sea breeze would kick in to cool off patrons without putting a damper on sales. And for the most part, it worked out.
When I began booking…Continue
By early August, nobody really needs to read another review that talks about the heat, and besides, I'm tapped out of metaphors on the subject. But as long as heat continues to keep folks from venturing to art fairs, or shuts down the neurons controlling impulse buying and pursestrings, it's relevant.
And so it was at Cooper River last weekend. Low 90s and drenchingly humid for Friday setup; drier but low 90s (again) on Saturday and Sunday. Run by Bill Kinney of Paragon Events,…Continue