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

More Prizes!! What Could They Be? These just in ...

Ever hear of "free"? Yes, Virginia, a whole bunch of art fairs would love to see you at one of their art fairs and are offering free booth spaces at art fairs from Massachsetts to Florida to Kentucky to Wisconsin, Chicago, Colorado ... 

If you want to test the waters in Atlanta, look at this:


8 Free Booth Spaces at


these Atlanta area art

Value $250 @

Sponsored by Randall Fox

& Patrick Dennis of the
Atlanta Foundation for
Public Spaces

Florida, North Carolina & Kentucky:

4 Free Booth Spaces & Application fee

(Provided the show isn't full, you pass the jury and the display is acceptable)

Nov. 23-24 - Lexington Art & Craft Show, Lexington, KY - $275.00
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2013 - Wilmington Art & Craft Show, Wilmington, NC - $250
Dec. 28-29 - Old Town Art & Craft Show~Winter, St. Augustine, FL - $250
April 12-13, 2014 - Old Town Art & Craft Show~Spring, St. Augustine, FL - $250
from Lynn Wettach at

How about Chicago?

Free booth space at the Gold Coast Art Fair

Chicago, IL - June 29 & 30

Value $595

from Amy Amdur

High end marketplace in Massachusetts:

Free booth space at Berkshires Arts Festival (2 weekends)

Great Barrington, MA 

July 4-6 & July 12-14

Value from $495

from Richard & Joanna Rothbard


Classy neighborhood in Sarasota:

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Free Booth Space

Sarasota Masters Art Festival
February 1 & 2, 2014
 Value $385

from Richard Sullivan

Did you say New Jersey?

Free booth space at any Rose Squared Productions event

(Provided the show isn't full, you pass the jury and the display is acceptable)

Good for any of our outdoor shows
$365 value

from Howard & Janet Rose


Did you say Colorado?


A free booth space at one of Howard Alan Event's award winning Colorado shows: 

Beaver Creek, Aspen or Frisco
($350 value)

(provided the show isn't full, you pass the jury and display is acceptable)  - from Howard Alan

Travel anyone?

A free booth space at any Paragon Fine Art Festival

Anywhere, anytime 
(provided the show isn't full, you pass the jury and
display is acceptable) - from Bill Kinney

 ($350 value)

And how about a clearance sale in Wisconsin this winter?

Free booth space:

ArtWorks: Studio Clearance Show

1000 Northview Rd.
Waukesha, WI (Just outside Milwaukee, WI)
January 25, 2014 - 10 am to 4 pm 

Artists --- clean out your studios, reduce the price and blow out your inventory. $105 value

(provided you pass the jury and display is acceptable)

from Colin Murray, producer of ArtWorks


and how about this prize?

Complete TrimLine Canopy
retail value $895

Includes steel Frame, heavy duty vinyl Top with skylight and heat/wind vents, and 4 zippered Sidewalls for all-weather protection.
Many extra options are available to order for full customization. (Shipping charges not included with prize)
Trimline color

Flourish company is proud to support and the art show community! 

It's not like 1000's of people will be lined up to win these 80+ prizes. You could be the winner!

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Comment by carrie jacobson on May 21, 2013 at 9:37am

Oooooh, can't wait!!!

Comment by Connie Mettler on May 17, 2013 at 5:01pm

I am really thrilled with the generosity of all these people who want to support this website. Many thanks to every one of them!

Here's how you win:

1. Pledge at this link (any amount):

2. We will hold a drawing on Thursday evening, May 23, at 6 pm on our podcast

3. We'll draw the first 40 names - call them out live during the podcast. We have 80 prizes! We'll publish the list and let each person starting with #1 make their choice of prize. Listen in that day, call in - claim your prize right then!

4. We'll wait a few days and then I'll have a "celebrity" draw the remaining 40.

Comment by Elle Heiligenstein on May 17, 2013 at 4:46pm
Make a contribution to AFI under the birthday pledge drive posting. Please support this free site and its wealth of information!!!!! Thank you!!!!!!
Comment by Deborah Bryant on May 17, 2013 at 4:30pm does one enter?

Comment by Elle Heiligenstein on May 17, 2013 at 4:27pm
Woah now the free trimline is amazing!!! I am starting the prayers now LOL. I want that!!!!

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