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Jean Houndsome

I've heard of this happening to friends of mine at that show, $200 in sales two years ago. Stay away!

Angel Lee

I also participated in the show, ARTNADO 2017. I was extremely disappointed.
My sales were less than $200.00. There were very few attendees. My best estimate would be 250 or less for both days. My assistant and I did periodic counts daily but the actual number was not disclosed by the promoter. There was no program of participating artists so there was no way we could communicate with each other before or after the show.
There was no signage until I complained because a family member was outside of the building and did not know the show was inside.
After pointing that out to the promoter, he put one 2 1/2' by 3' sign staples to a board in front of the ticket window.
There was a gun show next door and two ticket booths. One had a sign that said gun show and our ticket booth for ARTNADO had a sign that said ( not the gun show). There were no banners or signage with ARTNADO on the building front or anywhere other than the very small and difficult to read one stapled to the piece of wood.
I have copious photo's that I will be posting soon.
This was the second ARTNADO show and the majority of artists were first time exhibitors or new to this show. I tried to research the promoter and the show but found very little on the internet. In addition I found one other review
Besides this one and it seems to have disappeared off the web along with any other information.

Kathleen Masterson

Medium: Jewelry
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show: 2017
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: < $500
Price Range of your Work: $10-$200
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show:
1st time
Number of Years You have been doing Art Fairs overall:
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 1
Location: 3
Facilities: 3
Ease of Participating: 3
Sales: 1
Overall: 2
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Poor
Estimated Attendance: under 500 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Excellent artists

What could this Art Fair have done better?:
Attendance was very low. Show was held at the Fairgrounds and was competing with a Gun Show and a Boat/Fishing Flea Market.

I would suggest changing the date and/or location of the show. Increase the size, number and locations of signage. Increase advertising.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show:
The show has a catchy name and seems to be in a good location, but with less than $100 in sales I can't recommend it.

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