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

Lydia House
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Best String Lights and Wet Furniture Question!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lydia House Mar 25, 2019. 3 Replies

Hello dears! Last summer I did 3 art fairs and learned a bunch.  This year I want to fill out my booth with some thrift store furniture (chiefly this small hutch, really tiny and lightweight) and a…Continue

Tiny Artist first fair!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heike Strobel May 25, 2018. 7 Replies

Good morning!  I'm doing my first art fair next weekend and would love to get my bearings beforehand! As an artist, I really like small paintings.  All of my paintings are until 5x7inches, with my…Continue

Reasonable Prices for Art Fair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Shandler Apr 6, 2018. 1 Reply

Hello! I'm a new artist doing her first art fair this summer!  I was wondering if you wouldn't mind taking a look at some of my items, particularly off my…Continue

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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Arts Fair on the Square, Bloomington IN
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
I love the environment and all the people talking about their art!
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the internet!
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm also a comedian and performer!

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At 7:36pm on April 15, 2018, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Lydia. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

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At 8:25am on April 3, 2018, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Lydia,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're delighted to make your acquaintance and hope you'll find the site informative, inspirational and fun!  Thank you for subscribing and best of luck as you move forward.  Love your name!


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