Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
A couple of years ago one of the staples of Fall in Florida, the Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney, was cancelled amidst much unhappiness and many complaints about how it was run. Another formerly fine show that had run its course.
We’re excited to announce a brand new event at Walt Disney World Resort: the Epcot International Festival of the Arts debuts Jan. 13 – Feb. 20. It’ll be a trifecta of global masterpieces: combining visual, culinary and performing arts for six colorful weekends.
Oh, too bad. I just read closer and see it is not "our" kind of festival of the arts, but in the comments I see people looking for out kind.
But now that I've started writing this I'll share some of the old stories. You'll particularly enjoy this first one (written by Nels Johnson) as it not only talks about Disney it sheds light on some of the other phenomena in the business:
Nel’s rant from 11/2013 http://www.artfairinsiders.com/profiles/blogs/the-indifference-of-t... plus great comments there
This one, sort about something else, but Alison Thomas' comment brings us back to reality:
I liked these too:
Then while you're at it, check out these also.
Our archives are brimming with all you ever wanted to know about art fairs. Any of you got an old "good old/bad days stories?"