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

Just a few days left to contribute to our 10th Pledge Drive. All contributions will have their name entered in to the drawing on May 30, 5 pm ET. How do you like these prizes?

"Impact Splash"

Embellished Canvas Print, 18 x 24, by Shanthi Thiruppathi

donor value $190

printed by and donated by Joshua McClure


16 x 20 Framed Photograph
"Colorful Dining"

A Fine Art Photograph. Archival, on museum grade paper. Conservation mounted, Matted Solid Ash - Framed Black Metal- wired and ready to hang. Signed, with COA.

by photographer Larry Sohn - value $240

"Welcome to the Tree Museum"

Inspired by the Joni Mitchell song: "Big Yellow Taxi"

from John Leben - value $110,

50% off a Fully-Branded App* for Your Art Fair

Grandstand Apps is pleased to offer 50% off the first year price for our Limited, Bronze, Silver, or Gold packages, which will entitle any Art Fair to their own Art Fair app inside of our Grandstand - Events & Guides app in the App Store and a potential savings of $450.

*Includes a fully-branded guide with custom designs, custom maps, artist lists, password-protected content for the artists, and plenty of other features to enhance the Art Fair experience for all attendees. 
From Jeff Abele -

2019 Palmer Park Art Fair
(Detroit, MI)

High quality Fine Art Poster
16 x 24
Value - $75
 from Mark Loeb of Integrity Shows


Website Review (2)

Analysis of a web site, reviewing basic architecture, image placement, how well it works on a phone, a tablet and a computer, plus the basics of Search Engine Optimization. This includes a telephone discussion and a two to three page written report.

2 prizes - value $200 @
from Franklin Piuck, Cyberhenge, Inc.

Fancy Twin Hanging Water Garden

 from Dave Emmons of Vermont Nature Creations


Donor value $50 

(2) Gift Certificates of $300 ($600)
From our friends at       


3 $200 gift certificates

Good for any products at Pro Panels

From our friends at MD Enterprises, Makers of Pro Panels

8 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
Turtle Creek Spring Festival, Dallas - April 13-14
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza, Sandy Springs, GA - April 21-22
Roswell Spring Arts Festival, Roswell, GA - May 4-5

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival, Atlanta - Sept. 28-29
Turtle Creek Arts Festival, Dallas - Oct. 5-6
Fall Festival on Ponce, Atlanta - Oct. 12-13
Dallas Festival of the Arts, Dallas - Oct. 26-27
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

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 - Nov. 9 & 10, 2019, Jacksonville Beach, FL ($300)
Old Town Art Show - Spring 2019, Palm Sunday Weekend, Saint Augustine FL ($300)
from Lynn Wettach at

Free booth space at Berkshires Arts & Culture Festival 

Great Barrington, MA 
July 5-7

Value from $495

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

from Richard & Joanna Rothbard,



Free booth space 

The Original Boca Art Show at Boca Center
Boca Raton, FL
Feb. 29 & March 1

donor value: $350

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

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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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 art and photo quality inkjet papers.

(3) $100 gift certificates for any products on Red River Paper's website.

From Drew Hendrix

  Excited about these prizes? Then don't forget to pledge.

Click here to go back to the top of the page. 

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

Vintage 2009 hard copy of the Art Fair SourceBook, Volume I
More than 400 pages of useful art fair information
"It was the last year that Greg published a hard copy and is still useful, in my opinion.  I stopped doing shows last year, but would still be using it if I hadn't."
a gift from artist CC Barton              Value: Priceless             
Larry Berman

Jury image or booth improvements or 
art photography for jurying

value $200

from Larry Berman,


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2 - 1 year subscriptions to our NEWEST product:

Art Fair SourceBook Essential Directory of Arts and Crafts Events

The AFSB Essential Directory is a NEW online one year subscription providing affordable basic access to all events (1400+) maintained in the AFSB database.  A MUST have for all artists who want to know about and keep track of the possible marketing opportunities available! 
  • Provides ESSENTIAL data on all events
  • Provides fully indexed and cross-referenced events
  • Provides a wide range of search parameters for customized inquiries
  • Provides access to individual online Artist Reports for each event
  • Provides the ability to create a customized list of events that are of interest to you 

value $99 @ from Greg Lawler,

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"Marketing Strategies for Artists" an e-course

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


And even more at this link:

And if you've read this far, a surprise! We'll be drawing the first 5 names on Tuesday, May 28 at 5 pm ET. Get your pledge in early so your name will be in this first
"early bird" drawing.

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

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