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The following is a list of publications that offer information about craft shows happening in various parts of the country. It is offered here as a service to crafts people.


The following guides list all states in their publication:



Art Calendar - P.O. Box 199, Upper Fair, MD. 21867-0199

ACN - P.O.Box 104628-SF, Jefferson City, MO. 65110-4628

Network - P.O.Box 1248, Palatine, IL. 60078

Near North News - 222 West Ontario St, Chicago, IL. 60610

WestEarth - Box 147, Ovid, CO. 80744

Show Stopper News - 107 W Poplar, Bardolph, IL. 61416

Midwest Artist &Craftsman - P.O.Box 316, Clinton, IA. 52732

The Family Shopper - 327 Lind Ave, Hillside< IL. 60162

Heartland Craft Shows - Rt. 7 Box 56B, Marion, IL. 62959

SAC NewsMonthly - P.O.Box 159, Bogalusa, LA. 70429-0159 (Our Recommendation)

Show Promotions - P.O. Box 5756, Evansville, IN. 47716

ASA Artisan - P.O. Box 1326, Palatine, IL. 60078

Crafts Fare Magazine - P.O.Box 1496, Oak Lawn, IL. 60453

Craft Show Bulletin - P.O. Box 1914, Westfield, MA. 01086

AES,Fairs & Festivals - 602 Coodell Bldg.-U of MA, Amherst, MA. 01001

The Festival Network - 19 Salem Rd, Weaverville, NC. 28787

The Crafts Report - P.O.Box 1992, Wilmington, DE. 19899

Sunshine Artists - 2600 Temple Dr, Winter Park, FL. 32789

Crafts Unlimited - HCR 80 Box 308, Cuba, MO. 65453

Discover Mid-America - 400 Grand, Suite B, Kansas City, MO. 64106

Fair Times - P.O. Box 692, Abington, PA. 19001

The Peddler's Connection - Eric Johnson, P.O.Box 74, Cottage Grove, WI. 53527

Festival Network - P.O.Box 18839, Asheville, NC. 28814

International Festivals & Events Assoc. - P.O.Box 2950, Port Angeles, WA. 98362-0336

Craft Star - P.O. Box 81, Strausstown, PA. 19559

The Professional Crafter - Box 799, Azle, TX. 79098-0799

Calico Country News - P.O.Box 632, Westmoreland, TN. 37186

The Playhouse - Clif Brown, 32 Hartwell Court, Cincinnati, OH. 45216





The following guides are regional, state or show specific:

California Shows-

WestArt - P.O. Box 6868, Auburn, CA. 95604

The Show Locator - 1658-472 E Capitol Expressway, San Jose, CA. 95121

Crafts Fair Guide - P.O.Box 5508, Mill Valley, CA. 94942, Reviews CA shows

CraftMaster News - P.O. Box 39429, Downey, CA. 90239

Shadowbrook - P.O.Box 306, Sonora, CA. 95370

Hands On Guide - 255 Cranston Crest, Escondido, Ca. 92025-7037


Colorado Shows-

American Art West - P.O.Box 19679, Denver, CO 80219


Illinois Shows-

Illinois Art & Craft Dir - R.R.6 Box 398 B, Murphysboro, IL 62966

Timesaver Pub. - C.C.Smith, P.O.Box 645, Decatur, IL 62525

Crafters Newsletter - 28352 State Hwy 23, Sycamore, IL, 60178

Crafts & Things Magazine - 701 Lee St, Suite 1000, Des Plaines, IL 60016


Iowa Shows-

G & L Associates - R.R.2 Box 351 A, Lineville, IA 50147


Kansas Shows-

MAACA - 2885 N Edwards, Wichita, KS 67204

Workbench Magazine - 4251 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111


Montana Shows-

Country Craft Times - 97 Baker Rd, Cascade, Mt. 59421-8015

Travel Montana - 1424 9th Ave, Helena, MT. 59620

WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE - PO Box 21813, Billings, Mt 59104 aslan9sp@aol.com

Nebraska Shows-

Crafts & Collectables- HC 62 Box 90, Long Pine, NE 69217

Boneta Buhr- 11900 E VanDoren, Lincoln, NE, 68520

Omaha-AOC- 6917 N 40th St, Omaha, NE

Nebraska Tourism- P.O.94666, Lincoln, NE 68509-4666

Calendar of Events- 1221 N Street, Lincoln, NE. 68508 (Lincoln area shows)

The Crafter's Chronicle - 60261 Monique Ave. Mitchell, NE 69357 crafterschronicle@hotmail.com
Newsletter listing trade and craft shows all over Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Colorado.


Oklahoma Shows-

Craft Etc! LTD- 3801 S Purdue, Oklahoma City, OK. 73179


Oregon Shows-

Exhibit Review- P.O.Box 5808, Beaverton, OR. 97006-0808

ACSLAB- P.O.Box 260101, Crestwood, MO. 63126 (Listings & Apps)


Wisconsin Shows-

Wisconsin Arts Board-101 E Wilson St, Madison, WI. 53702

Yesteryear- P.O. Box 2, Princeton, WI. 54698

League Of Milwaukee Artists-1205 Harvey Ave, Brookfield, WI. 53005

Fairs Unlimited- 3470 S Russel Rd, New Berlin, WI. 53151

Art Fairs Plus- 9029 W Hawthorne Ave, Milwaukee, WI. 53226


Pennsylvania and East Shows-

The Craft Digest- PO Box 1245, Torrington, CT. 06790-1245
lists shows in New England (Connecticut, Massachustts, New Hampshire, RHode Island, and Vermont) plus other states on the east coast (Florida, New Jersey, etc.) Subscription $30 a year, 12 issues.

Craft Supply Magazine- 225 Gordons Co Plaza, Manalapan, NJ. 07726

Eastern Penn. & New Jersey Area-Craft Show List- P.O.Box 161, Catasauqua, PA. 18032-0161

Front Room Publisher- P.O.Box 1541, Clifton, NJ. 07015-1541

SEN-Event Business News- P.O. Box 702, Palmyra, NJ. 08065

Craft Show List- P.O.Box 161, Catasauqua, PA. 18032-0161

Crafty News- P.O. Box 149, Shartlesville, PA. 19554-0149


Texas Shows-

Peter's Review of the 25 Best Shows in Texas- Peter Florczak, 729 Deer Creek East, Pipe Creek, TX 78063-5413, 210/510-4938. The cost is $19.50. E-Mail at p.florczak@worldnet.att.net


Western States Shows-

Hein Ent.- Making Cents- P.O.Box 583, Blackhawk, SD. 57718

Thy Neighbors Talent- HCR 1 Box 75, Baldwin, ND 58521

Jane's Guide- 1005 12th St, Rochester, MN. 55904

Rolling Ventures- 9330-D, Bridgeport Way SW, Tacoma, WA. 98499

Sho What- P.O.Box 6278, Phoenix, AZ. 85005-6278





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The following is a table of publications that offer information about the crafting industry, your craft business and craft shows . It is offered here as a service to crafts people.


AAMES-ALLEN
1105 Main Street
Huntington, Beach, CA 92648
"Creative Cash: Making Money with your Crafts"
COUNTRY FOLK ART MAGAZINE
Advertising Dept.
P.O. Box 299
Ortonville, MI 48462
313-634-9675
Catalog to sell craft work.
SAC NEWS MONTHLY
1101 Marshall Richardson
PO Box 159
Bogalusa, LA 70429-0159
800-825-3722
Free show listings, covering thousands of shows nationwide
Membership subscription $24 yearly
AFC NEWS
1415 Mapleview Dr.
Washington, PA 15301
412-745-8381
Publication of Arts, Crafts & Festivals
CRAFT ALLIANCE
6640 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
314-725-1177
Publications, workshops and exhibits.
CREATIVE INCOME
P.O. Box 672
Libertyville, IL 60048
Publications
ACTS FACTS
181 Thompson St. #23
New York, NY 10012
212-777-0062
Newsletter of Arts and Theater Safety
CRAFT BOOKS, INC.
1290 Shermer Rd.
P.O. Box 42
Northbrook, IL 60062
CREATIVE OUTPUT
P.O. Box 4863
Evansville, IN 47724
"Tri-State Crafters News"
AMERICAN ARTIST
Subscription Department
1 Color Court
Marion, OH 43305
Periodical
The CRAFT DIGEST
PO Box 155
New Britain, CT 06050
860-225-8875
Publication from CT Guild of Craftsmen; art/craft events for Upper East Coast.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK
9933 Alliance Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Classified Advertising
AMERICAN ARTIST BUSINESS LETTER
Dept. G075
2160Patterson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45214
Periodical
CRAFT INTERNATIONAL
247 Centre St.
New York, NY 10013
Periodical
DIRECTORY FOR WHOLESALE REPS FOR CRAFT PROFESSIONALS
Northwood Trading Co.
13451 Essex Ct.
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
612-937-5275
AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
570 7th Ave.
New York, NY 10018
"The Artist Gallery Partnership: A Practical Guide to Consignment"
CRAFT MARKET, THE
P.O. Box 155
Antioch, TN 37011-0155
Newsletter with info. on hundreds of shows.
KRAUS SIKES, INC.
1232 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10128
212-289-5247
"The Guild: A Sourcebook of American Craft Artists"
AMERICAN CRAFT
Subscription Dept.
P.O. Box 829
Farmingdale, NY 11737
212-869-9422
Upscale periodical published by American Craft Council
CRAFT SUPPLY REPORT
255 Gordons Corner, Box 420
Manalapan, NJ 07726
201-446-4900
Journal for gift producers.
LIFESTYLE DIRECTORY OF CRAFTS
2164 Riverside Dr.
Columbus, OH 43221
614-486-7119
Wholesale publication featuring crafts
AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL
Research Dept.
72 Spring St.
New York, NY 10012
212-274-0630
Extensive publications on management and marketing.
CRAFTS BUSINESS ENCYCLOPEDIA
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers
111 5th Ave.
New York, NY 92101
MARK PUBLISHING
15 Camp Evers Lane
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
"You Can Make Money From Your Arts and Crafts"
AMERICAN QUILT STUDY GROUP
833 Market St. Suite 620
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-495-0163
Publishes "Uncoverings"
CRAFTS CENTER, THE
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 925
Washington, DC 20036
202-728-9603
"International Directory of Resources for Artisans"
MARKET PLACE NEWS
P.O. Box 155
Antioch, TN 37011-0155
ART CALENDAR
Box 1040
Great Falls, VA 22066
703-430-6610
CRAFTS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING MANUAL
5285 Port Royal Rd.
Springfield, VA 22161
703-487-4650
NICHE
#300 Mill Center
3000 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
1-800-NICHE-14
Periodical for retail shops.
ART DIRECTION BOOK CO.
10 E. 39th St.
New York, NY 10016
"How to Display It: A Practical Guide To Professional Merchandise Display"
THE CRAFTS REMEMBERED NEWSLETTER
1046 Madison Avenue,
Troy, NY 12180
crn@taconic.net (518) 272-4064. Quarterly publication for $23.00
NORTHLIGHT BOOKS
9933 Alliance Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
1-800289-0963
Book club for artists/craftspeople.
ART EXTENSION SERVICE
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
413-545-2360
CRAFTS REPORT, THE
Editorial Offices
87 Wall St. 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98121
206-441-3102
ORNAMENT
1221 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Periodical - Jewelry
ARTISANS CRAFTS
P.O. Box 398
Libertyville, IL 60048
CRAFTS REPORT, THE
Subscriptions
700 Orange St.
P.O. Box 1992
Wilmington, DE 19899
302-656-2209
Show listing & information.
PUBLISHERS SERVICES
6318 Vesper Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411-2378
818-785-8039
Crafts and Buyers directories.
ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN'S MARKETING WORKSHOP
12360 - 66th St. North
Suite Y
Largo, FL 34643-3436
813-530-0237
CRAFTSWAYS
4118Lakeside Dr.
Richmond, CA 94806
510-262-7730
Periodical
STUDIO POTTER
Subscription Dept.
P.O. Box 65
Goffstown, NY 03045
Articles and information on ceramics.
ARTS 'N CRAFTS SHOWGUIDE
P.O. Box 25
Jefferson City, MO 65102
1-800-832-7674
Magazine devoted to the business side of craft fair exhibiting for professionals and beginners.
CREATIVE CRAFTERS JOURNAL
P.O. Box 210
Honaker, VA 24260
Periodical
SUNSHINE ARTISTS, USA
Sun County Enterprises
1700 Sunset Dr.
Longwood, FL 32750-9697
407-232-5927
Marketing magazine for crafters and artists.
BACK HOME IN KENTUCKY
P.O. Box 681629
Franklin, TN 37068-1629
615-704-4338
Periodical featuring Kentucky news, people and places.
EASTERN KENTUCKY CORPORATION
P.O. Drawer 7190
Hazard, KY 41702
606-439-0291
Catalog of Eastern Kentucky crafts.
THE NORTH COUNTRY ARTISAN DIRECTORY
P.O. Box 13027
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-627-9342
Publication
BARBARA WOLD & ASSOCIATES
P.O. Box 9831
Newport Beach, CA 92658
714-854-9337
Author of "The Yearbook", a planning guide for retailers.
FIBERARTS
50 College St.
Asheville, 28801
NC 704-253-0467
Publication information for fiber arts.
THREADS
Taunton Press
63 S. Main St.,
Box 355
Newtown, CT 06470-9989
Publication for fiber arts
BUYERS GUIDE TO VISUAL MERCHANDISING
Signs of the Times Publishing Co.
407 Gilbert Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-421-2050
Publication of display, in-store merchandising.
KENTUCKY DIRECTORY
OF MANUFACTURERS

Division of R & P
Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-4886
U.S. DEPT. OF THE INTERIOR
Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Washington, DC 20240
Publications, source directory.
CATALOG PRODUCT NEWS
Six River Bend
Box 4949
Stamford, CT 06907-0949
203-358-9900
Publication for stores with catalog operations.
GOODFELLOW CATALOG PRESS
P.O. Box 4520
Berkeley, CA 94704
415-845-2062
Catalog for crafts merchandise purchased directly from craftspeople.
U.S. GOV. PRINTING OFFICE
Superintendent of Documents
Washington, DC 20402
"Encouraging American Craftsmen"
CERAMICS MONTHLY
Subscription Dept.
P.O. Box 12488
Columbus, OH 43212
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES
1611 N. Kent St.Suite 508
Arlington, VA 22209
Publication offering federal funding and grant assistance info.
WOODSMITH
P.O. Box 10171
Des Moines, IA 50350-0171
Periodical
CHESTER BOOK CO.
4 Maple St.
Chester, CT 06412
203-526-9887
Publishes a "Crafts Books" catalog.
HANDMADE ACCENTS: THE BUYER'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARTISANS
P.O. Box 210
Honaker, VA 24260
703-873-7402
WRITER'S DIGEST BOOKS
9933 Alliance Rd.
Cincinnati, Oh 45242
Nat. Directory of shops, Galleries, Shows.
COTTAGE CONNECTION
Box 14850
Chicago, IL 60614
312-472-8116
Newsletter with information for home businesses.
HOME COUNTRY HOME
685 Logan Rd.
Mansfield, OH 44907
Publication/catalog for marketing crafts.
YELLOW PAGES OF
AMERICAN CRAFTS

Suite 300 Mill Center
3000 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
301-889-2935
COUNCIL ON
FOUNDATIONS

P.O. Box 0002
Washington, DC 20055
INFINITY PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
P.O. Box 804
Ironton, OH 45638
614-532-0846
The Hearthstone Collection of Folklore, Nostalgia and History
ZITEK PUBLICATIONS
800 6th Ave. South Naples,
FL 33940
813-262-3047
"The Gift Shop", mini-catalog of ideas for upscale gift shops





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The following is a table of associations that offer information about the crafting industry, your craft business and craft shows . It is offered here as a service to crafts people.


American Craft Council
72 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 274-0630
National organization; operates gallery; publishes "American Craft".
National Historical Society
P.O. Box 987
Hicksville, NY 11802
Artists-Blacksmiths Association of North America
P.O. Box 1181
Nashville, IN 47488
(812) 988-6919
National Woodcarvers Association
7424 Miami Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45243
Publishes bi-monthly magazine "Chip Chats".
Arts and Crafts Materials Institute, The
715 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Ohio Arts & Crafts Guild
9 North Main Street
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Center for Tapestry Arts
167 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-7500
Resource center, exhibitions, residencies, education, slide file.
Peters Valley
Layton, NJ 07851
(201) 948-5200
Membership organization offering workshops, shop, gallery, etc.
Connecticut Guild of Craftsmen
PO Box 155
New Britain, CT 06050
860-225-8875
Publishes The Craft Digest monthly
Society of Arts and Crafts
101 Arch St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 345-0033
Non-profit art and craft organization.
Craft Alliance
6640 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 725-1177
An organization that offers publications, workshops and exhibits.
Society of Craft Designers
PO Box 3388
Zanesville OH 43702-3388
Phone: 740-452-4541
Durham Arts Council, Inc.
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787
Society of North American Goldsmiths
12653 Muirfield Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 642-3463
Annual conference, slide library; "Metalsmith" magazine quarterly.
Florida Craftsmen, Inc.
235 3rd Street S. St.
Petersburg, FL 33701
South Carolina Crafts Association
P.O. Box 2045
Columbia, SC 29202
Glass Art Society
P.O. Box 1364
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 936-0530
Making, marketing and exhibiting flat and hot glass. Publishes "Glass Art Society Journal"
Southern Highland Handicraft Guild
P.O. Box 9545
Asheville, NC 28815
(704) 298-7928
Membership organization for Appalachian region. Publishes newsletter; operates Folk Art Center.
Gift & Decorative Accessories Assoc. of America, Inc.
372 Park Ave.S
New York, NY 10010
Stained Glass Professionals
Box 557
Jensen Beach, FL 33457
Handweaver's Guild of America, Inc.
20 Mountain Avenue, B101
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(203) 242-3577
All aspects of fiber arts, especially weaving, spinning, and dyeing. Publishes "Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot"
Surface Design Association
411 Lincoln Blvd., Suite 426
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(213) 392-2274
Promotion of surface design as a craft in textiles. Publishes "Surface Design Journal"; bi-annual conference.
Miniatures Industry Association
1100-H Brandywyne Blvd.
P.O. Box 2188
Zanesville, OH 43702-2188
(614) 452-4541
Information on miniature dolls, houses, etc.
Tennessee Association of Craft Artists
P.O. Box 120066
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 665-0502
Non-profit organization to support crafts and craftspeople in Tennessee.
Montclair Craft Guild
P.O. Box 111
Emerson, NJ 07630

800-526-1379
Ward Foundation
P.O. Box 3416
Salisbury, MD 21802
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
1010 Vermont Ave., Suite 920
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-6352
Westchester Art Workshop
Westchester County Center
White Plains, NY 10607
(914) 684-0094
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
P.O. Box 1677
Bandon, OR 97411
(503) 347-4394
Dedicated to promoting and improving education in ceramic arts. Publishes "NCECA Journal and Quarterly Newsletter".
Woodworking Association of North America
P.O. Box 478, Depot Rd.
Tamworth, NH 03886
Phone/Fax: 603-323-7500
http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/wana
Publish a newsletter called "ShopTalk"
.
National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts
P.O. Box 1178
Brea, CA 92622
(714) 529-0900
Year of American Craft
72 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 274-0630





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