Art Fair Insiders

Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

Let's get right to the point:

It's tough out there, yet we don't quit. What good would that do? Every Spring we host a Pledge Drive to keep our art fair websites going with the mission of supporting art festivals and bringing patrons to art fairs to help artists sell their one of a kind art.

Obviously this wasn't the year for that. But our suppliers just raised their prices and we're a little behind here.

Do you have $2 you can contribute? We can use that. With over 20,000 people on our artist and show director lists we're hoping you can.

Why we're asking ... this is what we've been doing to help our friends in the art fair business:
  • Published, the #1 google-rated site for art fairs (really), showcasing events to nearly 2000 people a day for 16 years
  • advertised art festivals around the country to our 50,000 subscriber list bringing buyers to events through our email marketing
  • hosted for 10 years where artists help each other learn the art fair business
  • helped artists buy and sell art fair equipment 
  • taught art festival organizers and artists tips of the business with our podcasts at
  • connected shows and artists at
  • hosted Zoom meetings and connected show organizers to help them with COVID concerns

Can you help? $2? Will that work for you?
(or send whatever amount you like)
Not fond of PayPal? Please try this simple Credit Card form: 
For $12 ($1 a month) or more, we'll send you one of these pdfs, your choice:
  • Scott Fox's Critical SEO Techniques
  • Analysis of our Best Art Fair Survey 
  • Secrets to Starting in the Art Fair Business

Many, many thanks to all my friends for your support over the years. I'm wishing you and your loved ones well in these uncertain times. 

Connie Mettler

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Comment by Mark Zirinsky on July 15, 2020 at 10:18am

Thank you Connie for all you are doing. 

Comment by Richard L. Sherer on July 15, 2020 at 10:39am

I donated have you? Everybody is hurting now but we have to keep going. Please don't send PDFs. 

Comment by Nancy Wilder on July 15, 2020 at 12:33pm
Thanks for all you do!
Comment by Connie Mettler on July 15, 2020 at 1:07pm

Thanks so much, Richard. You have been such a loyal contributor and supporter, blogger and friend. I'm still looking forward to the day we meet literally. 

Thanks to you also, Mark. You've added a lot of good commentary and questions and helpful information in recent times. A thank you to you from all the people you have helped.

You're so welcome, Nancy. I am lucky to have the opportunity to help.

Comment by Connie Mettler on July 16, 2020 at 12:32pm

Flourish Displays just told me they would donate a $300 gift certificate to a drawing. Anyone who donates $15 or more will be in the drawing. Send $30? Your name will be entered twice, etc.

AND our helpful member Franklin Piuck of, is donating two website reviews! You remember Frank? He did two podcasts with me about building websites and a Zoom review. 

Comment by Connie Mettler on July 16, 2020 at 12:54pm

and even more ... Larry Berman just donated $200 worth of his services. Thank you, Larry!

Comment by GEROME BONNER on July 22, 2020 at 11:08am

Thanks.  Happy to donate.  I appreciate you and your website that helps many like me.

Comment by Connie Mettler on July 22, 2020 at 3:35pm


Comment by Catherine Marie Bergman on July 30, 2020 at 10:13am

Thank you for all that you have been doing - and for stepping up and adapting to provide even more this year!

Comment by Richard L. Sherer on August 10, 2020 at 10:58pm

When is the drawing, or did I just miss it being announced.


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