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Ruth Finkenbiner

Show Name: RAGS Wearable Art Show
City and State: Tacoma, WA
Your Medium: Jewelry
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show: 2012
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: $2001-$5000
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show: 2-3 times
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 3
Location: 3
Facilities: 4
Ease of Participating: 3
Sales: 4
Overall: 4
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Good
Estimated Attendance: 501-10,000 people

Good Things about this Art Fair: Good local, eary season show with motivated buyers.

Bad Things about this Art Fair: 33% commission can make for a very expensive show, limited space, due to being a boutique style show. Don't expect to be able to exhibit everything you normally have in a 10x10 space.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show: No booth fee but a 33% commission can make this an expensive show to do. This show attracts many of the same shoppers every year so new artists can do very well the first year due to being new, most artists I've talked to have said their sales fall off quite a bit the second year.

Additional Commentary on this Show (or about this form): Boutique style show with a centralized checkout which does mean a delay in receiving your revenue from this show.

For more of my commentary on this show please click on my name below to visit my blog on

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