In over five years of selling photography at art shows, I’ve had the opportunity to make a lot of friends, and to observe many more artists and their handiwork. I got to thinking about why some kinds of art seem to sell better at certain shows. Things like garden art, for example. Or jewelry. The […]
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It’s been a while since I posted about the mechanics of doing shows, and there are several good posts on the blog that cover certain aspects. With the economy the way that it is, many people I meet ask me, “How do I get started doing art fairs?” Many folks have dreamed of a life […]
A recent comment spurred me to write a bit about how I go about selecting shows. It used to be much more of an arcane science than it is now, with the help of the internet, several printed publications and lots of other artists to rely on. Finding shows is pretty easy. Online, there is […]
The cost of doing business at shows It’s a tough business, and requires a lot of physical labor, long hours at the wheel getting to and from shows, and more than anything, it costs money to make money. It’s a long road, and before you set off down the path, you may want to figure […]