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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 and

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Building an art fair career and maintaining it through market changes, bad weather, rejections, social media challenges and personal needs takes focus, adaptability, good timing and some luck. Our entrepreneurial guests share their... more

Participating in the nation's art fairs is not for the faint-heared or the penniless. So much overhead! We won't go into all of those costs, but a serious contender for the diversity of options and costs is lodging on the road. Some artists opt to... more

There are thousands of artists in the U.S. who participate in art fairs for years and years. There are many who drop out after a few years (it's a lot of work!). Then there are those who take their art fair experience to build their own business,... more

Part II - Using Facebook to connect with your buyers Our guest, artist Dave Emmons has over 85,000 followers on Facebook and has cut his show schedule from over 30 a year to only 4. Will Dave's tips work for you? We highlight how... more

The high overhead of doing 30 shows a year exhausting you? What if you only did 20? or 10? When I first started my websites I thought if I only I could earn an extra $500 a month that would be great. Now nearly 15 years later I'm no longer... more

The St. James Court Art Show (Oct. 5-7, 2018) began five decades ago as a small open air art show taking up only a small corner of Old Louisville's St. James Court. It has since become the second largest event held in Louisville each year... more

You support our websites with your donations and we really appreciate it. We couldn't do it without you. Listen as Connie Mettler, host of and and Larry Berman, well known throughout the art fair... more

How did it go? that first art fair? In the beginning art fairs were created and artists and art buyers flocked to attend. You were one of them. Your mother and your friends thought your work was wonderful and maybe they were right, so off you... more

Found on the forum on "I would imagine any shows scheduled for this fall are being cut. It will take months for Florida's infrastructure to come back." Do you agree? Are you cancelling art festivals along the Gulf... more

You support our websites with your donations and we really appreciate it. Listen as Connie Mettler, host of and and Kena Berthiaume, Crafts Coordinator at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, draw the names... more
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