New to Art Shows and Festivals? Here’s a checklist of items I always bring.

Congratulations! You’ve been selected to participate in this year’s show! And as May approaches and the countdown has begun, I’m sure you’re experiencing a condition that I call “Art Show Frenzy”! When adrenaline kicks in and you spend every available minute preparing for the show. Where day turns into night and you’re still awake while your family sleeps. Your house no longer resembles a place where you live but rather a studio space with piles and piles of stuff.

I get it… and I’m probably painting a prettier picture then it really is. Art shows can be stressful (and expensive to do) and for those who aren’t artists or craftsmen or creators and makers…. they just don’t get it!

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