Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I'm off for two weeks taking a road trip to Reno, NV camping and visiting hot springs to and fro. This was Spencer's Hot Spring: 105 degrees in stock tank in Big Smokey Valley, east of Austin, NV.…Blog How Do You Relax Off Season 2 Likes
Salt Fork Festival, Cambridge OH, August 12-14, 2016.
Cambridge Ohio is quite a distance for a show for me. I try to stay within about 8-9 hours of home. This one was a little further, but…Blog Salt Fork Festival, Cambridge OH 3 Likes
Just got back from 4 Bridges Art Fair in Chattanooga,Tennessee tonight. When I pack up from a show and drive home I can never get to sleep that night...I don't know what it is...I'm always beyond…Blog 4 Bridges Art Fair....Chattanooga- A Small Ci 6 Likes
I'm a Michigan artist working digitally. I sell limited edition prints. Gasparilla was my fifth show of my annual two month swing through Florida. I know a lot of artists who have winter homes…Blog Gasparilla: What a Difference a Year Makes 6 Likes
Last weekend we participated in the Moss Rock Festival, a local show in Hoover, Alabama which is a suburb of Birmingham. The venue is an upscale planned residential community. The show is set up…Blog Moss Rock Festival, Hoover Alabama 2 Likes
It is not so often that we can report on a show doing the right thing, or the generous thing, for an artist so I felt it was incumbent upon me to report such a deed done well.
Last year I…Blog The Way It Were... 8 Likes
Well, 2013 was my second year in the art fair scene and it has been a remarkable year indeed. First off, my sales have been 11 times what they were my first year. Yay! I hit my first 1K day at…Blog Looking back at 2013... 5 Likes
Wow, where do I start? My head is swimming with art business thoughts and to-do lists since returning from the two day conference. Pile on top of that I will teach 120 kids art lessons this week…Blog My first ZAPP conference 3 Likes
I was asked to be a jury member for a state wide artist association. Artists from my state were applying for membership in the association, not for a show, so it was different than the jury…Blog My First Experience as a Jury Member 2 Likes
Here is art glass that has a showroom in High Point, NC, amazing blown glass from China. They are at every gift show. I have no problem with this. The Chinese have done a very nice job of copying…Blog A new Buy/Sell? 29 Likes
I was in Atlanta September 18-20 for the Third Annual ZAPP Conference. I've been to a fair number of conferences and will tell you right off that one of the best things about attending these…Blog Report on the ZAPP Conference 18 Likes
Our last show of our summer schedule was the Lake Chelan Fine Arts show. Show seems like it could really have some poential. It has been re-started after a few years lapsed. The artists who…Blog Lake Chelan Fine Arts show 1 Like Target Painting, And The Hazards Thereof. Blog Target Painting, And The Hazards Thereof. 1 Like
Attending the Krasl Art Fair in St. Joseph, MI, last weekend I gave myself a photo assignment: find booths where the artists are not using standardized setups such as Pro Panels and see if I can…Blog How do you like this Booth? (I made it myself 32 Likes