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Sunshine Artist February/March 2023

4 Resources To Find Your Best Shows
Learn how artists plan their show schedules and use some of their advice to find more festivals.

17 How to Attract People to Your Booth
Artists share tips and tricks to draw attendees into their booths at art shows.

20 200 Best Ballot
Cast your vote to help determine the 200 best shows of 2022.

23 Make Your Application Stand Out
Three promoters provide details about their jurying processes.

26 A Word About Taxes
Find out where to go for resources about taxes, incentives, and more.

29 How Plato Can Improve Your Photos
Focus on how to use composition to create stronger images of your work.

98 Do You Have a Safety Net?
Put safeguards in place to protect yourself from fires, floods, and hurricanes.

105 Options To Sell Your Work Online
Read which platforms other artists use and how to drive customers to the sites.

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Sunshine Artist November 2022

8 Why Artists Create
Reflections From a Fellow Artist
By Scott Obernberger

10 Artists Marrying Artists
Times Have Changed — Have Artist Marriages, Too?
By Daniel Grant

12 Married Artists on the Road
Advice for Balancing Marriage and Work
By Angie Landsverk

14 The Great Gulfcoast Arts
Festival at 50 Show Attracts Thousands

15 Show Reviews

19 Event Listings

46 HeARTbeat

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Sunshine Artist October 2022

8 Stormy Weather
Tips for Protecting Your Work and Booth
By Scott Obernberger

10 Playing With Price Points
Artists Share Formulas for Setting Prices
By Angie Landsverk

12 Six Decades of Arts and Crafts
New York Festival Attracts Thousands

13 Show Reviews

18 Event Listings

54 HeARTbeat

ON THE COVER:Lakeshore Art Festival, Muskegon, MI

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Sunshine Artist August 2022

8 Build Your Booth
Artists Share Their Display Tips
By Angie Landsverk

10 Beauty in
Many Forms
Understanding the Art of Business
By Scott Obernberger

11 Creative
Crested Butte
Colorado Festival Attracts Affluent Crowd

12 State Reports

20 Event Listings

46 HeARTbeat

ON THE COVER: Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY

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Sunshine Artist July 2022

8 Marketing Advice for Artists
How to Close Sales for Future Shows
By Scott Obernberger

10 Take a Working Vacation
Some Must-sees in New York

13 New York Festival Ready to Return
Volunteers Run Neighborhood Event
By Angie Landsverk

16 State Reports

28 Event Listings

46 HeARTbeat

ON THE COVER: Wood artist Mark Waninger, 4 Bridges Arts Festival, Chattanooga, TN

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Sunshine Artist June 2022

8 Artists on the Road
How They Handle Transportation, Lodging, Meals
By Angie Landsverk

12 Connecting With Customers
Smile, Tell Them Your Story
By Scott Obernberger

13 Take a Working Vacation
Some Must-sees in Michigan

16 Rittenhouse Square Show Hits 95 Years

17 State Reports

28 Event Listings

46 HeARTbeat

On the Cover: The 70th Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival, Fairhope, AL

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Sunshine Artist May 2022

8 The 26th Annual Poster Contest Winners
Meet the 2021 Winners and Honorable Mentions

15 Production and Planning
Create a System to Stay on Track
By Scott Obernberger

16 Take a Working Vacation
Some Must-sees in Wisconsin

19 St. Louis Art Fair is Back in Person
Advice for Applicants
By Angie Landsverk

20 State Reports

28 Event Listings

46 HeARTbeat

On the Cover: Overall Best Poster Winner, Black Swamp Arts Festival, Designed by Amy Karlovec

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Sunshine Artist April 2022

8 Ready, Set, Learn
Top Picks From Fellow Artists
By Angie Landsverk

11 From Law to Art
Potter Chronicles Second Career in New Series
By Scott Obernberger

14 Take a Working Vacation
Some Must-sees in Pennsylvania

19 Georgia Festival a Hit
Promoter and City Become Partners for Annual Event

34 Event Listings

54 HeARTbeat

On the Cover
Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival, Raleigh, NC

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Sunshine Artist March 2022

8 The Balance Game
How a Business Evolved

13 Official 200 Best Ballot
Cast Your Vote to Determine the 200 Best Shows of 2021

15 Point-of-Sale Options Artists’ Picks
By Angie Landsverk

18 Take a Working Vacation
Some Must-sees in Texas

21 Fairhope Aging Gracefully
Festival Chair Explains How the Show Reached 70

34 Event Listings

54 HeARTbeat

On the Cover: Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, Pensacola, FL

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