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LAST CALL for Artists: 11th Annual Brookhaven Arts Festival

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LAST CALL for Artists: 11th Annual Brookhaven Arts Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 28, 2015 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

October 17 & 18
Atlanta, Georgia
Presented by: Brookhaven Community Foundation
125 Artists
Deadline:  July 31


Call for Artists: 8th Annual Summit Art Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 27, 2015 at 8:14am 0 Comments

October 9, 10 & 11

Downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri

90 Artist booths

Deadline:  August 10

Application at …


Call for Artists: The Falls Festival of the Arts - new show!

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 23, 2015 at 7:21pm 7 Comments

October 24 & 25 

Miami, Florida

Presented by:  Unlimited Sales Group Inc.

125 Artists

Deadline:  August 1

Application Fee:  $25

Booth Fee:  $395…


Call for Artists: 44th Annual Fall Foliage Art Show

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 21, 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

October 10 & 11
Waynesboro, Virginia
Presented by:  Shenandoah Valley Art Center
150 Artists
Deadline:  September 1
Application Fee:…

Matters of Life and Death

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 21, 2015 at 10:30am 5 Comments

My apologies to the members here for my absence for several months. As you may know my husband, Norm Darwish died in early May. Since then I've been preoccupied with so many things. I won't list them, as you are all creative people with fine imaginations. 

On Sunday, July 19, we held a Memorial Open House for Norm at our home in Southern Michigan. Many thanks to everyone who attended: friends, family from out of state and the…


Call for Artists: Artnado

Posted by Connie Mettler on July 20, 2015 at 7:27am 1 Comment

November 14 & 15
West Palm Beach, Florida 
South Florida Fairgrounds 
Expo Center

 50,000 square feet indoors …



How not to run an art show

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Booth Suggestions

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For sale

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What are you doing this weekend: July 24-26, 2015?

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What Norm Darwish meant to me

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How can the season be half over??

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