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Sunshine Artist "200 Best" Awards for September 2016

 

 

We are proud to report the Craftsmen's Classic shows continue to place in the 200 Best, for Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2016. Richmond's Christmas Classic placed on the Fine Arts Show 100 Best list and seven of the shows placed on the Classic and Contemporary Craft Show 100 Best List. Thank you to our exhibitors who voted our shows to the 200 Best.

"Want proof that the Gilmores' Craftsmen's Classic shows are some of the most rewarding in the country? Look no further than this year's 200 best, which features all 9 of them." Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2015

All ten Craftsmen’s Classics have been named to the list of the 2014 100 Best Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows” in the nation by the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine. This brings the total awards from Sunshine artist to 195 "Best Awards".

Five of the Gilmore Enterprises’ productions were in the "Top 20" on the list.
Eight out of the nine shows ranked in the "Top 50".

"This is a great show. There is free admission, great crowds, and good sales." 2015 Roanoke Exhibitor. " Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2016

"I've been in it for nearly 30 years. I have a great following of repeat customers in the area." Greensboro Exhibitor. " Sunshine Artist Magazine, September

 2016

 

"The Gilmore folks run a great show!" Sunshine Artist Magazine, September

2015

"Every aspect of the show worked in a phenomenal way for great sales." A Roanoke Exhibitor, Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2015

"...when it comes to craft shows, the Gilmores do have it down to a science." Lori Anderson, Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2012

"...the Gilmores' extensive advertising helps ensure that show-goers frequently arrive with money in hand and an eye on buying some of the most unique crafts they'll see all year." Sunshine Artist Magazine, September 2012

Come to a Craftsmen’s Classic and find out why we truly are the “Best In the Nation in Arts & Crafts!”

FA

#46 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Richmond, VA

CC

#16 - Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Roanoke, VA

#18 - Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Chantilly, VA

#20 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Greensboro, NC

#28  - Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Columbia, SC

#35 - Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Myrtle Beach, SC

#39 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Columbia, SC

#58 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Chantilly, VA

#      - Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Richmond, VA

By State:

North Carolina

#1 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Greensboro, NC

South Carolina

#2 - Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Myrtle Beach, SC

#3 - Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Columbia, SC

#4 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Columbia, SC

Virginia

FA

#  5 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Richmond, VA

CC

#  1 - Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Roanoke, VA

#  2 - Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Chantilly, VA

#  4 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Chantilly, VA

#      - Craftsmen’s Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Richmond, VA

 

Total Awards won from Sunshine Artist Magazine for each show:

Columbia, SC - Spring = 16                      Roanoke, VA - Fall = 16

Richmond, VA - Spring = 16                     Chantilly, VA - Fall = 21

Chantilly, VA - Spring = 15                     Richmond, VA - Christmas 26

Myrtle Beach, SC - Summer = 18           Columbia, SC - Christmas = 27

                                                          Greensboro, NC - Christmas = 27

Shows not currently held = 22
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Southeastern Tourism Society's "Top 20 Events " Awards

Craftsmen’s Classics & Holiday Market have been named to the list of the “Top 20 Events" Awards. We are proud to be once again included in their selection.

Nov. '15 Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Greensboro, NC

Nov. '15-  Charleston's Holiday Market, N. (Fall) Charleston, SC

Nov. '15-  Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Columbia, SC

Nov. '15-  Holiday Market (Fall), Greensboro, NC

Aug. '15 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Mar. '15-  Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Columbia, SC

Aug. '14 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Mar. '14 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Columbia, SC

Oct.  '13 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Roanoke, VA

Aug. '13 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Aug. '12 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Aug. '11 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Aug. '10 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Nov. '09- Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Columbia, SC

Aug. '09 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

Mar. '09 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Chantilly, VA

Mar. '09 Craftsmen's Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Richmond, VA

Mar. '09-  Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Columbia, SC

Nov.'08 - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Fall), Richmond, VA

Mar. '02Craftsmen's Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Richmond, VA

Apr. '99 Craftsmen's Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Spring), Greensboro, NC

Aug. '98 - Craftsmen's Clasic Arts & Crafts Festival (Summer), Myrtle Beach, SC

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AFSB "Top 100" & "Top 200" Awards (1/26/2016)

 

2016 BLUE-CHIP 100

       #68 FC / #67 FA - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic (Fall), Greensboro, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Eight Gilmore Shows have been named to the lists of the 2010 “Top 100" & "Top 200" Fine Craft & Fine Art Shows in the nation by Art Fair SourceBook. FA = Fine Art and FC = Fine Craft

#53 FC / #149 FA - Craftsmen’s Classic (Fall), Roanoke, VA

#87 FC / #148 FA - Craftsmen’s Classic (Fall), Chantilly, VA

#95 FC / #155 FA - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic (Fall), Greensboro, NC

#102 FC / #156 FA - Craftsmen’s Summer Classic, Myrtle Beach, SC

#107 FC / #158 FA - Craftsmen’s Spring Classic (Spring), Richmond, VA

#113 FC / #159 FA - Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic (Fall), Richmond, VA

#152 FC / #166 FA - Charleston's Holiday Market, Charleston, SC

#164 FC / #167 FA - Craftsmen's Clasic (Spring), Chantilly, VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to other sites

 

Sunshine Artist Magazine

American Style Magazine

Crafts Fair Online