Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Since the virus and quarantine most of us have not done much traveling long distance like you would normally do to get to a show.
Ellen and I live in New Smyrna Beach, seven months, and Saugatuck,MI the rest.
So every May we pack up stuff and do a 1400 mile trip using two vans and pulling a UHaul trailer with my van.
This year because of the virus we left a month later.
Also Ellen left her van behind and rode with me.l
So the situations we encountered…Continue
I have thought seriously about what it is going to look like when they finally let us exhibit again in the Covid era.
I am a photographer. So presently I show my work in framed images on the wall and then a table with two matted print bins and a small table with a box for my 16x20 mats.
The two bin table hold 8x10 mats and 11x14 mats. I print on paper.
I have Lightdome tent with Propanels.
My booth usually has two skinny panels in the front where I display six,…Continue
My last show was Vero Beach when they closed us down on Friday the 13th in March.
Since then I have had 12 shows cancelled, including Winter Park, DesMoines, Mainsail and Woodlands/Houston.
I figure I have lost more than $40K in sales.
Took me seven weeks to finally be eligible for unemployment in Florida.
I am about $2K in debt to companies I owe for materials like frames, matboard and photo papers which were bought in anticipation of the sales I expected to…Continue