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Useful resources for emerging, as well as experienced artists and show directors!

  • Artist Advocacy Topics: (pdf)

    • a list of best practices for shows that help their artists succeed. 

  • The Art Show Artists' Survival Guide

    • Tips, ideas and inspiration by NAIA artist members. The experienced festival artist as well as the novice will find a treasure trove of insight, helpful hints and inside information that are sure to make their art show experience easier and more successful.

  • The True Cost of Doing Shows

    • An NAIA publication for artists and shows to understand the expenses associated with exhibiting at festivals

  • How to Run a Great Art Show 

    • A book for art shows and festivals to help smaller shows create an event that is successful for both the artists who come to participate and for the community and the organization producing the event.

  • How to Make Me Praise Your Show

    • An open letter to shows from NAIA Board of Directors member Benjamin Frey

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