On almost every weekend thousands of American artists exhibit their work at outdoor fairs. These art fairs comprise an art world of their own and are a business unique to America. From Clotheslines to Canopies: A History of Outdoor Art Fairs in America chronicles the history of these art shows and describes the issues confronting artists that participate in the industry.
Major shows and significant events in the Art Fair industry over the last century
Links to information and products for the independent artist
Further information about art fair history and art fairs in general