Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Looking back at my posts, I am fixated on the subject of creating a fair jury and clearly providing information to artists so that they can choose the best shows for their art. For each artist, there is a different answer, including things that range from proximity to price point.
How can I provide answers that would be helpful to all of them?
The next section is very long and very detailed. Maybe it would never be read if posted on my web site. Still, if…Continue
As you might expect from my previous post, I am being extra careful to be pro-active in the jury process. I'd love to get feedback on something from other event coordinators and some artists.
Photographer "___________" a talented artists regular in my events has some really cool prints. I like them enough that I have purchased a few.
Then I found an identical image at Target on a cheaper substrate.
I ask. He tells me that he had licensed the image to Target for a…Continue
Every few years, it happens. A buy sell booth makes it through our careful deliberate process. I'd like to explain how that happened, and why we can't do more about it.
A painted metal artist this last weekend at the Clay, Glass and Metal Show should not have been included in the fair. While he was possibly an artist, the style and quantity of work he showed indicated that at least a good amount of his…
My surveys for the new Palmer Park Art Fair have been coming it. It was a beautiful show, and, the only thing that most of the artists mentioned as negative was that the wind on Saturday was problematic. All but one of my surveys came in with positive comments. The remaining one had nothing but negatives. According to this one artist absolutely everything that others said was completely untrue. Their parking was convenient, his was not. Their setting was beautiful, his was not. It…Continue