Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Yes, I just received a surprising email that said my jury totals weren't high enough for me to be asked to attend a show. It also said: "We had almost 300 applicants this year and the competition was tough. We choose jurors who have expertise in craft and design but as all artists know, you never know what they're going to like from year to year."
I'm not here to whine. That's not me.
Let's find a creative solution for these Jurors.
1) I am sure they want our entrance fees. Do this by dividing "Jewelry" into the categories it deserves.
After all, photography and oil painting both result in images to hang on the wall, albeit by differrent routes.
THEY ARE seperate CATEGORIES!
Why should Metal Clay and Wire Work, although they may both hang around the neck, be lumped into ONE category????
2) Any good executive could find more space to meet the need.
3) Saying that you can only have "x" amount of jewelry artisans in a show is not a natural law of the unniverse. Change.
4) Find Jurors more in tune with the new processes of jewelry.
Any Jurors out there?
Fight my logic....make my day....LOL