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Judy Hoch

Medium: Jewelry
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show:
2017
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: $2,001-$5,000
Price Range of your Work: $79 to $900
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show:
1st time
Number of Years You have been doing Art Fairs overall: Forever...
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 4
Location: 5
Facilities: 4
Ease of Participating: 5
Sales: 4
Overall: 4
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Great
Estimated Attendance: 501-10,000 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Low key show in beautiful location. Juried well, no crap. Educated clientele. Lots of parking for clients. Food trucks with good food.

What could this Art Fair have done better?:
Not much. Maybe more folks.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show:
It's what art shows should be, about art, not kiddie entertainment or loud music. Not a big show, but a very good one.

The URL of your profile on ArtFairInsiders.com. http://www.artfairinsiders.com/profile/judy

S. Brian Berkun

Medium: Photography
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show: 2016
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: $500
Price Range of your Work: $25 - $400
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show:
3-5 times
Number of Years You have been doing Art Fairs overall: Forever...
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 2
Location: 4
Facilities: 4
Ease of Participating: 5
Sales: 1
Overall: 3
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Poor
Estimated Attendance: under 500 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Jerry Scaveeze, an artist, runs this show so he is very responsive to the needs of artists, how many promoters have you seen wheeling water around to artists? He brought this show to the main drag of

Salida so that people would attend.
Small show; under 100 artists

Bad Things about this Art Fair:
Like just about every show I've done this year attendance and sales were hard to come by. It seemed as though artists were fewer this year also.

If your booth is on the busy street side it can be very noisy.

Load-in and out is usually pretty easy as it is a small park.

This is prime time on the Arkansas River and there is a Beer Festival on the Saturday of the show so local accommodations may be hard to come by.
There is a Beer Festival on Saturday.

Jacki Bils

Hello Kay, Yes, you are correct. I started checking into the Salida and Salida Riverside show and realized I needed to make a correction. It has been corrected and I thank you have having a good eye to catch that mistake.

Kay Dudek

Just a comment on one of the above reviews- I think the first review might be referring to the OTHER art festival in Salida- the (Riverside one) that's held along the river, rather than this one which is in a nice park along Hwy 50 (The Salida Arts Festival). I participated in the 2015 "The Salida Arts Festival"- it was great, and I will definitely be back- thoughtful, supportive promoters. Others have suggested to me that I avoid the Riverside fair.

Sarah DeAngelo

Medium: Jewelry
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show:
2015
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: $501-$2000
Price Range of your Work: $24-$200
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show:
1st time
Number of Years You have been doing Art Fairs overall: Forever...
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 3
Location: 5
Facilities: 4
Ease of Participating: 5
Sales: 3
Overall: 4
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Okay
Estimated Attendance: under 500 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Well organized. Great selection of artists. Nice location.

Bad Things about this Art Fair:
This is a fairly new fair, so attendance was just ok. But I talked with customers who had come from all over, heard about the show, and came just for it. That is a good sign.

I believe this show will grow and get better every year.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show:
If you are near by, and have the weekend free I would consider doing it. It still has some growing to do.

Additional Commentary on this Show:
I enjoyed the show. I loved visiting Salida. I will probably be doing it again.

The URL of your profile on ArtFairInsiders.com.
http://www.artfairinsiders.com/profile/SarahDeAngelo

What prompted you to submit a review today? *
I saw the show didn't have any reviews, and want to encourage other artists to try it.

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