"I did it once and didn’t have much success with it. It’s popular because it’s the same weekend as the Des Moines Arts Festival, there’s extra public transportation set up, its free entry, and it’s indoors. I know…"
"Jurying is always thorny. Every year, people are accepted to good shows that many of us with specific knowledge in that field would never accept. It's baffling and frustrating but that's how it is. Best to shake our heads, take a deep…"
"What would you propose as an alternative? Did you know that many times, jurors are paid. So, the fee does not always 'stay in the pocket' of promoters. This is a competition. Most shows have large numbers of applicants. Sometimes we win,…"
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