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Art Fairs

Art Fair Artists Success Show


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Art fairs are our business. If they are your business, too, tune in for all the news and insider tips about the nation's top juried art fairs and craft shows. The Art Fair Success Show is hosted by Connie Mettler, publisher of ArtFairCalendar.com and ArtFairInsiders.com.

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Are you ready to wholesale your fine art or fine craft? Do you have handmade goods that you'd like to see in galleries and gift shops? Guests are: Paul Willsea, who along with his partner Carol O'Brien, has worked as a glass artist for... more

Artists - do you have a website, just for you? A site where you can post your pics, blog your thoughts sell your stuff and keep in touch with your audience, all in one place? Is it time for you to find your home? Be inspired by Jennifer Rapp... more

What were the best art fairs for 2012? Veteran artists Allan Teger and Daryl Thetford vote for Coconut Grove, Cherry Creek and Bayou City. Others call in and share tales of selling $2.50 greeting cards as well as paintings for... more

In a business full of taking chances the first big challenge an artist has is to make the jury cut at the shows. After all, if you can't get into the show you aren't in business. I'll be speaking with Mo Riley, Executive Director of the Ann Arbor... more

Storms are no strangers to the nation's art fairs. Show organizers and artists plan for inclement weather as a matter of course. In the aftermath of the nation's worst storm in history, Hurricane Sandy, people on the East Coast are working toward... more

Artists Casey Sheppard (a jeweler) and Evan Reinheimer (a photographer) join Connie to talk about their experiences using Kickstarter.com to fund their art projects. Casey's project raised funds to enable her to participate in the Cherry... more

Who gets into almost all of the top shows and can win Best of Show? Meet Jody dePew McLeane (pastel drawings) and Ted Gall (sculptor), involved in the art fair business for over 30 years and consistently exhibiting at the "dream shows."... more

Barney Davey, brings his expertise as an art marketing consultant to help artists bridge the gap between making art and making a living. As a sales and marketing executive for Decor magazine and Decor Expo tradeshows, Barney has... more

Guest Scott Fox, author of Click Milliionaires, gets down to the most strategic, smart and inexpensive ways you can: get a website up and running for little money why you need it quick and easy ways to implement it as a marketing tool... more

Any weekend, anywhere in the U.S., there are hundreds of art fairs filled with artists and the people who love attending the shows. Who is that person who is examining your work and maybe taking it home? Today's episode is a... more
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