Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I just heard about Norm Darwish passing on to that great, eternal art show in the sky.…Blog I REMEMBER NORM DARWISH 6 Likes
This show is not an easy one to report about. Many artists plain hate it. Some swear by it. Others would not be caught dead going…Blog BAYOU CITY ART SHOW--HOUSTON, TEXAS--A BITCH 3 Likes
Lake Wales is a sleepy little town in the middle of Florida not far from Legoland. Demographics are mostly budget-conscious retirees, so big sales are not to be expected…Blog Lake Wales: 3rd of 5 Florida Art Fairs for th 2 Likes
Three weeks ago, while I was in Louisville, Ky, for the St James Court Art Fair, in the week preceding the show, my van was robbed and 3/4 of my beaded jewelry was stolen. I didn't realize it had…Blog Bad News and Good News 18 Likes
Hi Guys....me again, I waited for a while thinking someone else might want to post a review on this show, since I posted one a few weeks ago. I didn't want this to be like a…Blog Tennessee Crafts/ Nashville/ Music City never 4 Likes Do I really Need to Join Facebook????
When I bought my Blackberry, I thought about the 30-year business I ran with 1800 employees, all without a cell phone that plays music, takes videos, pictures and communicates with…Blog Do I really Need to Join Facebook???? 15 Likes Rejected and told why, sort of
Although I certainly wanted to be accepted into the Upper Arlington Arts Festival -- a show in a wealthy suburb of Columbus OH that my customers say I HAVE to start doing -- the sting almost went…Blog Rejected and told why, sort of 6 Likes
St. Petersburg, FL - April 19 & 20
Lots and lots of prizes at Mainsail this weekend:
Best of Mainsail Gold Award, $10,000: Charles Parkhill,…Blog Prizewinners: Mainsail Art Festival 1 Like
A trend that I have been noticing is that the "model" for the big shows (by that I mean the 300+ artists shows) overall is down and heading further down. Coconut Grove/St. Stephens is the latest.…Blog Are the "big" shows toast? 4 Likes Boca Raton Museum Show & Sanibel 2014
My Florida Journey:
I had not done a show in Florida since 2011 (when I did just 2) so this year when I managed to string two shows together so I could spend a 'working 10 days' in the…Blog Boca Raton Museum Show & Sanibel 2014 1 Like Six Degrees of Separation..... is the theory that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps away....so a couple came to my booth on Saturday at the Sarasota Masters Art Festival and did not say a word to me. However, they came… Discussion Six Degrees of Separation..... 4 Likes
I know, I have been quiet for quite a while.
Something about when…Blog MY FALL WRAP-UP OF SHOWS IN FLORIDA--not too 5 Likes
Well, lightning struck me yesterday.
I have barely regained my…Blog WELL, IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED, TRY,TRY 6 Likes
Before we do any show, I send an email asking about accessibility -- bathrooms, parking, show itself - moving in/out and the terrain of the land. We have been told not to come and we've been told…Blog It's the Law 1 Like
There is plenty of money in them hills and cities of Texas--unlike Florida where the economy generally sucks for most artists at the…Blog HEADING HOME FROM TEXAS--WOODLANDS AND FORT W 2 Likes Call for Artists: 19 Art Fairs from Paragon A