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2022 200 Best

Sunshine Artist magazine, has announced the release of its annual 200 Best, ranking the nation’s most profitable art and craft festivals based on artists’ reported sales in 2021. Click here to view the 2022 200 Best list.

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Art Show Reviews Now Online

Sunshine Artist has been adding show reviews to its new website. Click here to read our latest art show reviews.

Promoter Resource Guide

This guide provides details about advertising, event listings, show reviews, the 200 Best, show poster contest, and the Promoter Guild. Read Here.

2023 is Bigger and Better Than Ever!

December 2022, by Sunshine Artist

We are excited to announce some positive changes with our upcoming schedule of magazine issues next year. Beginning in February with the February/March issue, we will be combining two issues into…

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Show Review of the Month Northern Virginia Christmas Market

November 2022, by Sunshine Artist

November 12-14, 2021, Northern Virginia Christmas Market, Chantilly, VA. Contact: Events Management Group, Denise Wynn, P.O. Box 109, Virginia Beach, VA 23451; Phone: 757-417-7771…

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A Blooming Business

December 2022, by Diane Sulg

The old saying “timing is everything” is certainly true for Starr Collective. Jeannine Starr, founder and chief creative, is rapidly turning her startup business into an incredible creative…

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas - The Preparation Began Months Ago

December 2022, by Scott Obernberger

One thing I learned as I transitioned from lawyer to artist/retailer is the Christmas season does not start at Thanksgiving. It starts somewhere around August. Not kidding.  You start checking…

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Life on the Road Blog: Why Artists Create

November 2022, by Scott Obernberger

Fall is here and Christmas is coming up fast! Hopefully, everyone had a great summer season. And now we all buckle down for that final sales push to the holidays.  For me, this is the busiest time of…

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All Artists Die - Plan What Happens to Your Work

December 2022, by Daniel Grant

The end of a famous artist’s life might be thought of as a time of tributes and celebration. But that was not the case for Robert Indiana, best known for his image of the stacked letters LOVE.  He…

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