ArtiGras Named 10th Best Fine Art & Design Show in the Nation!

ArtiGras Sunshine Artist

Iola, Wis. — Sunshine Artist magazine,, announced today the release of its 27th annual 200 Best, ranking the nation’s most profitable art and craft festivals based on subscribers’ reported sales in 2018.

Launched in 1993, the 200 Best is split into two categories: Fine Art and Design, for events that focus on unique fine-art pieces; and Classic and Contemporary Craft, for events that focus on traditional or modern craft and production work. This year’s number one Fine Art and Design show is the St. James Court Art Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The number one Classic and Contemporary Craft show, for the second year in a row, is Christmas in the Country in Hamburg, New York. Information about all the shows that made our 2019 200 Best list is available in Sunshine Artist’s September 2019 issue.

” Sunshine Artist’s 200 Best focuses solely on revenue, because that’s the most objective indicator of a show’s future success…. ” 

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20 Best Fine Art & Design Shows

  1. St. James Court Art Show, Louisville, KY
  2. Armonk Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY
  3. Chain of Parks Art Festival, Tallahassee, FL
  4. La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA
  5. Virginia Beach Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show, Virginia Beach, VA
  6. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Winter Park, FL
  7. RiverArtsFest, Memphis, TN
  8. Cape Coral Arts & Music Festival, Cape Coral, FL
  9. Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, Pensacola, FL
  10. ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, Jupiter, FL
  11. Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Northport, AL
  12. Art on the Square, Belleville, IL
  13. Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL
  14. Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Park City, UT
  15. Naples New Year’s Art Show, Naples, FL
  16. Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park, Naples, FL
  17. Under the Oaks Fine Arts & Crafts Show, Vero Beach, FL
  18. Halifax Art Festival, Daytona Beach, FL
  19. Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park, Houston, TX
  20. Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original, Ann Arbor, MI

20 Best Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows

  1. Christmas in the Country, Hamburg, NY
  2. Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair (Oct), Gatlinburg, TN
  3. Frankfort Fall Festival, Frankfort, IL
  4. Mount Dora Craft Fair, Mount Dora, FL
  5. Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair (July), Gatlinburg, TN
  6. Shaker Woods Festival, Columbiana, OH
  7. Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival, Richmond, VA
  8. Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH
  9. Sunfest, Ocean City, MD
  10. Art & Apple Festival, Rochester, MI
  11. Market Days, Tallahassee, FL
  12. Columbus Winterfair, Columbus, OH
  13. Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Fall Show, New Paltz, NY
  14. Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Spring Show, New Paltz, NY
  15. Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Latrobe, PA
  16. An Affair of the Heart [October], Oklahoma City, OK
  17. Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival, Columbia, SC
  18. Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival, Greensboro, NC
  19. Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY
  20. Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, Cary, NC