5 venues to make your first art sales

Art fairs and bazaars are a good way to introduce your wonderful artworks to the world. And here are some that you can find here in the Philippines to start getting feedback about your work and earning some good fans :) and some moolah to buy more art materials to make more artworks :) 

1) 98b Future market

Location: First United Building, Escolta, Manila
Frequency: Once a month on a Saturday
Time: 9am to 6pm
Fee: Php 500 small space, Php 1,000 large space

Held once a month on a Saturday. Organized by 98-b Collaboratory. 

Like their facebook page to get notified :) http://www.facebook.com/98Bcollaboratory

 2) 10a Alabama

Location: Alabama Street, Quezon City
Frequency: About quarterly Saturday and Sundays
Time: 12nn to 8pm
Fee: Php 400 per day

Resurrection Furniture and Found Arts Gallery turns into a art and crafts fair every now and then. About thrice a year.

Like their facebook page to catch it when it happens: http://www.facebook.com/10aAlabama

3) Artesania

Location: Fort Bonifacio, BGC, Taguid
Frequency: Once a month on a Saturday
Time: 7pm to 12mn
Fee: about Php 650

Organized by Mercato. Happens once a month from Sept to Dec. 2013. I hope they do extend this program :)

Happens alongside the Saturday food market at Mercato inBGC. The only catch is that this one happens night time.

4) Arts@bgc

Location: The Fort lane, BGC, Taguig
Frequency: About quarterly Saturday and Sundays
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Fee: Basically free but required to deposit Php 2,000.00 to reserve the slot and make sure you show up

Like 10a Alabama this happens only every now and then. The normally tie the bazaar with events such as Art Month, etc. 

I joined my friends at http://www.facebook.com/SabawStudio in their booth


5) Komikon

Location: Bayanahin Center, Pasig City
Frequency: About quarterly Saturday and Sundays
Time: 10am to 9pm
Fee: Php 3,000.00 per table. There are free tables for indies but slots run out fast and they're quite tiny.

Normally for Comic fans. We used to flock to Komikon back in College in UP Bahay ng Alumni. Now it is commonly held at Bayanihan Center in Pioneer.

Went there with my http://www.facebook.com/HappyComix friends

 6) BLTX

Location: Ilyong's, Cubao, Quezon City
Frequency: About once a year
Time: 7pm to 12mn
Fee: don't know yet

This one is kinda an insider art event. It is organized by avid comics and zine man Adam David.

Happens usually once a year. On a beerhouse in Cubao.

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