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Good Southeast shows?


#1

One good outdoor show in the Raleigh area is a one day show called
Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival in August. It’s well known, well
attended (when the weather cooperates), and well organized. I’ve
done it for the last 4 years. For more

http://townofcary.org/depts/prdept/events/lazydaze/lazydazehome.htm
(application deadline is typically mid-April).

Two other good indoor shows: Carolina Designer Craftsmen that is
Thanksgiving weekend each year at the State Fair grounds in Raleigh:
http://www.carolinadesignercraftsmen.com/ (deadline April 1)

and Piedmont Craftsmen Guild in Winston-Salem, NC in mid-November:
http://www.piedmontcraftsmen.org/

Good luck!
Elizabeth
www.borntobeworn.com


#2

I must have missed the original post on this thread so I’ll make a
blind stab at answering it.

I exhibit at the Charlotte NC ACC show the second week of December
every year. The quality of metalsmiths exhibiting there is usually
pretty high, though I noticed that a couple of jewelers I hold in
very high esteem aren’t going to be there this year. The show has
been slowly dropping off in terms of sales the last 2 years, though
before 2001 it was one of my best shows. Perhaps it will pick up
this year, who knows.

Do a google search for Artfair Sourcebook. On the site they have a
link for artists to make comments on shows. There you will find
listings by state of shows. It won’t really give you a clear rating
of the show but at least you will be able to see a list of some of
the top 400 shows in the country.

Larry