Category Archives: Selling at Art Shows

How To Sell Art at Art Shows & Festivals

Marge Kinney offers some advice to become a top selling Artist at Art Shows and Festivals. Selling at Art shows for over 20 years has given her an insight as to what works. TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Marge Kinney again. Welcome to the Marge Kinney Art Show and today we are at the Art Affair Festival. I’ve been in this show for 20 years so I’d like to tell you what makes me one of the top sellers […]

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Thinking “Inside the Box” to Sell More of your Art

Selling your art is all about getting it in front of people and finding ways for them to spend their money and take some of your art home with them. Only a small percentage of people are interested to buy original pieces, or even high quality prints. To maximize your income, you need to offer your art in ways that give people a reason to buy. Give some thought to what products you can sell that people […]

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Three Ways To Present Your Artwork at an Art Festival

Presentation is an important aspect to being successful selling at Art Fairs. While people walk past your tent at an art festivals, many observe how the artwork looks in relation to the way the artist displays his or her work. Some artist go into length to have elaborate decorations around their tent while others put in little to no effort at all. They don’t hang their artwork and just leave it laying on the ground without any […]

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7 Tips on How to Hang Artwork at an Art Festival

One of the main ways to succeed at your local art festival is to have an attractive booth set up to appeal to potential customers. When I first started off selling my artwork at art festivals I had a big mess. Paintings were hanging on 2×4 wood. The tent was sent up improperly and I had lawn chairs sitting in the entrance of the booth where no one could really get in. After some trial and error […]

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Guidelines for Art Fairs, Festivals and Outdoor Exhibitions

One easy way for artists to test the waters of selling their own work is to market themselves at Art Shows, Festivals and Outdoor Exhibitions. Understanding the methods and differences in these venues will take some skill and practice. Here are some guidelines. Finding An Art Event Many cities, counties and organizations sponsor these shows. There are Art Associations that list many of these local Art exhibitions. Make sure to start with these organizations. For nationwide listings, […]

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How To Avoid the Online Art Scams

When you begin to Sell Your Art online, you will find yourself at some point on the receiving end of a scam, especially if your work is high or medium priced. The sites to be aware of are sites like E-Bay and Etsy and a few of the other high profile sites where you sell original art. Being online brings you into contact with many more scammer’s than the real world! so here’s a watch list on […]

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