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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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Everything an Artist Needs to Know about Insurance Art fairs can be a dangerous business fraught with problems of high winds, theft, traveling with artwork, liability issues, damages to equipment and accidents of all kinds. Valerie Bjarnson,... 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

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

Connie Mettler will be speaking with Kathrine Allen-Coleman, a painter from Georgia who participated in Coconut Grove, Reston, Old Town, Columbus, Des Moines, Ann Arbor Street Art Fair and more Andrew Shea, a glass blower from... more

Connie Mettler talks with Cindy Lerick, director of the Saint Louis Art Fair and Stephen King, director of the Des Moines Arts Festival. Their background Mission of their events What is a non-profit and where does the money go? How do... more

Host Connie Mettler talks with artists Barbara Poole (fiber), Caroline Kwas (painting) and Michelle Wermuth (photography), new to the art fair business in the last few years, to discuss their biggest disappointments biggest surprises best... more

Host Connie Mettler talks with four artists who are new to the art fair business, having started in 2009 or 2010 and are members of ArtFairInsiders.com. They include Michelle Wermuth, a photographer from Florence, KY; Caroline Kwas, a... more
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