Art Fair Insiders

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

Just a few days left to contribute to our 9th Pledge Drive. All contributions will have their name entered in to the drawing on May 31, 6 pm ET. How do you like these prizes?

1.  Echo
 - (2nd Generation)

Smart speaker with Alexa

(value $99)

  • Echo (2nd Gen) has a new speaker, new design, and is available in a range of styles including fabrics and wood veneers. Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set music alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more—instantly.

2.  3D Fitness Tracker & Real Time Audio Coach, Moov Now

(value $59)

  • MOOV NOW provides real-time audio coaching for running, cycling, cardio boxing, body weight (Moov 7 Minute+)
  • Most advanced swim tracker - stroke type, stroke count, lap analysis, recommends ways to improve
  • Tracks Active Minutes and Sleep

3. Limited Edition Poster

for Detroit's 2018 Palmer Park Art Fair
(image is a glass paperweight by Berry Davis)

18 x 24 - value $75

from Mark Loeb,

4. Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa

8" Display

Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Blue

(value $79)

Fire Tablet

5. Your Art or Product advertised

on or for a year 

(value $540)


6. Fine Sterling Hand Sculpted Pendant & Earrings

Handcrafted, textured and sculpted .999 Fine & .925 Sterling Silver Pendant set with a brilliant Lavender CZ. Includes a 16", 18", or 20" Sterling Silver chain, winners choice. Also a pair of handcrafted Fine Silver Lightweight earrings from my "Dangling Chains" Earring Collection.

from jeweler & designer Debbie Stillman

value $170,

7. 1.5 Quart Handcrafted Leather Canteen - (your choice)

From Sherer Custom Saddles featuring custom leather work

value $110-$150


8. Wall Street Ballpoint Pen 

Wall Street pen made from Maker's Mark bourbon barrel

from Joel Lockridge - value $52


9. $50 gift certificate

from Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor

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10 & 11. 2 copies of Click Millionaires

Work Less, Live More with an Internet Lifestyle 
Business You Love

by Scott Fox

Learn how you can turn your business ideas into automated, recurring lifestyle businesses online.  (Includes free membership to the lifestyle business coaching forum.)

Of special interest to artists, but not limited to them:

13. From Flourish Company
(2) Gift Certificates of $300
From our friends at     

14. 3 $200 gift certificates

Good for any products at Pro Panels

From our friends at MD Enterprises, Makers of Pro Panels

Like these prizes? Then don't forget to pledge. Please click here

and thank you!

15-20. 5 Free 2019 Booth Spaces (1 per artist)

(Provided the show isn't full, you pass the jury and 
the display is  acceptable)
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Spring Festival on Ponce, Atlanta - April 6-7
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza, Sandy Springs, GA - April 21-22
Roswell Spring Arts Festival, Roswell, GA - May 4-5
Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival, Atlanta - May 18-19
Fall Festival on Ponce, Atlanta - Oct. 19-20
One free booth space, covers booth fee only. Artist must apply on Zapp. Show reserves the right to refuse (application fee will be refunded.) Non-transferable. 

from Randall Fox & Brian Greene of

21 & 22. 2 Free Booth Spaces & Application Fee

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

The Beaches Art Fest - Oct. 13 & 14, 2018, Jacksonville Beach, FL ($300)
Old Town Art Show - Aprill 13 & 14, 2019, Palm Sunday Weekend, Saint Augustine FL ($300)
from Lynn Wettach at

23. Free booth space at Berkshires Arts & Culture Festival 

Great Barrington, MA 
July 6-8

Value from $495

(Jewelry & photography are full. Openings  for ceramics, painting, glass,wood,mixed media,drawing,digital...)

from Richard & Joanna Rothbard


24. Free booth space 

UTC Fine Art Fair
Sarasota, FL
Oct. 27 & 28

donor value: $350

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

25. 10 x 12 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 - $420 value

from Howard & Janet Rose, 

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26. Sanders Visual Images

Images with Impact. Rouse the jurors up out of that jury stupor. Visit or send your work to my Milwaukee area studio for the highest quality images of any art medium. Includes all costs up to donation value.

value $150

Larry Sanders, Sanders Visual Images

Fine artistic and photographic paper for giclee and art reproductions.

27. $100 gift certificate good for any Red River Paper brand premium inkjet paper.

From Drew Hendrix

28. Ingot Canopy Weight Set

This new weight is so versatile we call it the "Swiss Army" knife of canopy weights.

Set of (4) 15 lb weights 

from Larry Mitchell

value $99.99


29. Imaging or Photography Services

value $175

from Larry Berman

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30. Art Fair SourceBook Pocket Edition

Includes listings of the TOP 600 Art/Craft Fairs in a handy compact 3" X 6" planner booklet
value $149

from Greg Lawler

See something you like?

Then, don't forget to pledge.

Click here now

31. How to Organize & Host A Community Arts Festival 

          Guide Book w/CD

80 pages in a binder format of "in the trenches" info, full of useful, timesaving information and forms to help you organize your community arts festival without the time and frustration of learning by trial and error.

value $200

from Brenda Conway, Results Catalyst Consulting

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32. "Marketing Strategies for Artists", 

Successful artists inspire others to become collectors by using marketing methods that resonate emotionally with them. Grow your own art business by learning how you can do this, too. 

value: $147

from our friend Carolyn Edlund of


33. $100 Amazon Gift Card

from our friends at

34. Free Booth Space

Studio Clearance Sale
Waukesha, WI
The Waukesha Expo
January 26, 2019
value $115

from Colin Murray

35. $50 discount on
Banner Kit

includes 9' x 1' banner
2 banner posts
4 ropes with clips
Custom Art Work/Shipping 

full price: $129.85 
from Jeff Christlieb, 

Festival Network Online

36. One year's Level 3

Gain access to Festival data like promoter contact info, fees & deadlines

$89 value!

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37. Find Homes for Your ART

The E's of Selling Art System

The Art Seller's Guidebook, Workbook and Flashcard System for "E"asy Sales

from McKenna Hallett

value $87

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38. & 39. - 2 one hour Consulting sessions with Connie Mettler

with over 35 years in all areas of the art fair business: artist manager, art fair participant, art show director, Connie offers 2 hour long consultations about art fairs, art fair business, social media; you choose the topic.

$150 value each

Best Art Fair Survey Report

Art Fair Report - (2)

60 page analysis of survey findings from "Best Art Fair in America" Survey

What the Art Fair Patrons say about art fairs

"How to be a Best Art Fair"

by Connie Mettler, publisher of

value $89

Now here is the part where I stop begging, thank you for all your kind support and messages and genteelly request from you a birthday gift to our websites. Easy and fast. Click here. Merci.

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