Artists Information Resources

National Association of Independent Artists »
An organization to improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit in art shows. Begun in 1995.

Art Fair Source Book »
Art fair listings, craft show listing and festival listings for the 600 top-selling events with detailed critiques and sales-based ratings. Also includes information on unrated shows.

Art Fair Calendar »
Extensive internet resource for artists including:
ArtFairInsiders.com – Art fair social network for artists exhibiting at juried fine art fairs and art festivals
CallsforArtists.com –  Year round resource for artists looking for art fairs in which to participate
ArtShowReviews.com – Art fair reviews for artists by participating artists
ArtFairRadio.com – Podcasts about the art fair business with insider information from show directors and artists with the purpose of strengthening the marketplace for the nation’s exhibiting artists.

Good Book on Art & Craft Fairs

The Freeway: Two Young Artists in Love, On the Road in Search of Home »
By Dori DeCamillis.
Two young painters in love sell everything they own, buy a vintage motorhome and hit the road to seek their fortune. This is the story of their adventures.

Online Jurying & Application Systems

Juried Art Services »
The first digital jurying and application system beginning in 2000 with the Smithsonian Craft Show.

Zapp »
A universal online arts application system for artists to apply to art fairs, festivals and shows, launched in 2004.

Entry Thingy »
The newest entry in the online and offline jury management – launched in 2009.

 

Recommended Display Products for Artists

CanopyWeights.com »
Featuring a selection of canopy weight designs for differing applications.

Light-Dome and Finale Canopies »
The best canopies possible for complete wind and rain protection. Guaranteed not to leak or pocket water for 10 years.

Flourish Canopies and Display Walls »
Professional display products for artists since 1984.

Pro Panels Display System »
Create an elegant, professional gallery look in just a matter of minutes with our easy Pro Panels set-up. Since 1988, thousands of satisfied Pro Panels customers have found the quality and appearance of our display system consistently increases sales.

Armstrong Display Panels Systems »