Professional craft artist and the fairs that connect them with craft lovers.
Artists on Lockdown: Call for Interviews
Many of us are stuck in isolation, unable to share or promote our work in the ways originally planned like tours, festivals, conferences, etc., so I was thinking it might be of help to offer a way to spread the word digitally about what’s happening with your work.Read More
Get Seen: Displaying Your Work, Part 1
If you are new to craft shows, or even if you have been doing it a while, consider these elements to help improve your displays.Read More
Tips for Craft Fair Sellers Let's sell some wood and fabric shit we made in the garage
Scope out the fair beforehand to see if your items would fit in there, and to see if the event itself is well attended. And where exactly is it? Is it easily accessible to the public and well marketed? You don’t want to end up sitting in a back parking lot of a strip mall somewhere where you are unseen and no one browses the tents.Read More
26 Things You Need to Take With You to the Craft Fair Your toolbox of necessities
Although it’s a long list, it can be just a starting point for you. You can tailor this to whatever you find you need over time or depending on what exactly you are selling, be it clothing, jewelry or art.Read More
Self-Employed Happy Hour Podcast: Eph Sharpe We chat about playing the uke, being a creative parent, and his raccoon pendant
Peri interviews Collin Troy, a.k.a. Eph Sharpe, known to hip hop fans for his work with 2bers, but who also has a crap-ton of other creative ventures on his plate, including a new solo music project called Factory on Fire.Read More
Music Makers: Cloacas
We began the piece in an atonal modal G# minor which happens to be four whole steps down from the actual key of the song. After a collective “gasp” the entire wedding party demanded that we be removed from the ceremonies.Read More
What’s Your Deal, Megan Fenton?
Let yourself be weird. In the beginning I would censor my work that I thought other people might not get. They might not appreciate the humor of it or whatever. Now, those are my best-sellers.Read More
Exposures: Danny Hart, Maker of Jewelry and Light Fixtures
Among the many things stolen were my wife’s unique pieces of jewelry. I quickly made her a necklace and earrings based on some ideas I had, which led to compliments and questions about where people could buy some for themselves.Read More
Dear Rich: Is Gallery Liable for Artist Infringement?
Clothing designs are not protected under copyright law and resale is permitted under the first sale doctrine.Read More