Most really good art shows and festivals that I've ever been to are populated by professional artists who do nothing but create their art. I know that few of them ever get rich doing it, and if I had the choice, I'd do that too. But most of the artists I know personally (including myself) must hold down a "day job" and do our art in our spare time. Now there's an art show devoted especially to us:
From the Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Non-artists' art show
I've been working on a few new pieces, mostly some commissions that have sat too long on the shelf and must be completed. I'll share photos with you as soon as I have them.