Sell Local: A new workshop about winning at fine art + craft fairs



**Online registration has ended. Registration is possible at the door**


 Sell Local: A new workshop about winning at fine art + craft fairs 
in collaboration with Pop Shop America founder, Brittany Bly

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 // 6:30pm - 8:30pm 
Registration + Networking: 6-6:30pm

@ Winter Street Studios 2nd Floor Gallery
2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007

Fine art and craft fairs are a great way to get your artwork out there and interact face to face with a big audience. Let Fresh Arts and Brittany Bly, Pop Shop America founder, guide you through local opportunities so that you can decide if selling at local art markets is right for you and learn how to navigate these selling opportunities successfully. This workshop will also discuss tips on how to grow your craft business and transition from selling at arts markets to approaching local retailers. Representatives from local shops and arts markets will be on hand to discuss their opportunities and application guidelines.

This workshop will focus primarily on local selling opportunities for art and craft makers and will not cover online sales or third-party platforms like Etsy. Bookkeeping, small business taxes or legal issues will also not be discussed. Fresh Arts offers a yearly (free) Tax Workshop and Legal Clinic in February.


Topics covered:   

  • * juried vs non juried arts markets
  • * quick tips for setting up the perfect booth display
  • * pricing, selling & customer interaction 
  • * tips for retaining customers
  • * how to approach local retailers
  • * identifying local opportunities


Local Opportunities to be discussed: 
Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM), Pop Shop America, First Saturday Arts Market, The Market at Sawyer Yards, and the Bayou City Arts Festival




REGISTRATION INFO: 

Registration is now open!

REGISTER HERE


Early registration: (before noon, Mon., August 22)
$5/members :: $10/non-members

Late registration: (after noon, Mon., August 22 or at the door)
$10/members :: $20/non-members


Fresh Arts members receive 50% off all workshops. 

For more information about becoming a Fresh Arts member, visit our Membership page.




Our professional development curriculum is funded in part by generous grants from:




When:
Aug 23, 2016
Cost:
$5/members :: $10/non-members (fees double at the door)
Time:
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wednesday Time & Price:
Registration + Networking 6-6:30


PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


Fresh Arts |  The Silos at Sawyer 1502 Sawyer St, Studio #103 Houston, TX 77007

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