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Looking for Showoff, Tall Trimline or Light Dome Tent

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Please review my booth

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St Louis Mock Jury Results

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Taking Credit Debit

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art fair tent being supplied.....

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Call for Artists: BBC Fine Art & Fine Craft Fair in NYC

Posted by Connie Mettler on April 15, 2014 at 7:30pm 3 Comments

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21st Annual BBC Fine Art & Fine Craft  Fair aka Ye Olde Village Fair

May 17…


Call for Artists: 10th Annual Levis Commons Art Fair

Posted by Connie Mettler on April 13, 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

August 16 & 17

Perrysburg, Ohio

Produced by The Guild of Artists & Artisans

Sat. 10am-8pm

Sun. 11am-5pm

130 Artists

Deadline:  April…

Call for Artists: 40th Annual Art in the Park Arts Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on April 11, 2014 at 6:43am 0 Comments

July 12 & 13

Steamboat Springs, Colorado 

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains

Saturday, 9 - 5, Sunday 9-4 

100 Artists

Deadline: April 15


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Call for Artists: Ella Sharp Museum | Art & Wine Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on April 10, 2014 at 10:10am 1 Comment

June 7

Jackson, Michigan


35+ artists

Deadline: April 14

The Ella Sharp Museum presents the 10th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival.  The event will feature over 15 local wineries and beer tents, as well as 35+ artists! 

Festival goers can…


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Billy Camryn replied to Jim Parker's discussion Shipping Containers for matted prints in the group Photographers Darkroom
"Yes I have used ezART Shippers which I had bought from JerrysArtarama's online Store.They are very useful to securely transporting valuable artworks wherever you want and without any damage.Easy to use and wrap!"
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Greg Little replied to Tom Hughes's discussion Point-of-Sale internet connectivity; cell or wireless modem?
"Add me to the list of those with no problem with connectivity. I get the card read on the first swipe about 90% of the time and after a couple of swipes the other 10% of the time. Square now has a feature that is called Offline…"
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Robert M. Wallis replied to Bill Daniels's discussion This goods great but
"BTW, running the calculations for volume; the six foot 2.5" pipe has a 2" i.d., using V=3.14r^2*h=3.14*4*60 gives you 754 cubic inches volume for the six foot pipe. The 4 inch pipe has a 3.5" i.d.; again volume for a cylinder 3 feet…"
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Susan Spohn replied to joe watkins's discussion Has anyone here done the Spearfish South Dakota show? in the group Southwest and Pacific Coast Artists
"My partner did this show for very many years, but not recently. Steady crowds, regular attendance and best for low to mid range priced art. Nice park."
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Mary Partlan replied to Kelly Lynn Smith's discussion Looking for Showoff, Tall Trimline or Light Dome Tent
"If you are still looking for a tent I'm selling a Light Dome tent and am in northern California too, in the Bay area. It's 10 x 10, white, with 8 zippered side panels. Not sure how familiar you are with Light Domes, but I'm a…"
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Pauline Haas-Vaughn commented on james shelago's group Southwest and Pacific Coast Artists
"Tamara: For us the holiday show was much better than spring and a little less than balloon fiesta. Kevin: we did Fremont about 7 years ago (same promoter) and it was pretty good. Huge cattle drive and we are typically in Colorado at that time."
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Allegra Brelsford replied to Elisabeth Maurland's discussion Has anyone any experience from the Richmond (VA) VisArts Craft + Design Show in November?
"Hello Elisabeth, I would love to know if you ended up doing this show, and how it went for you? I'm looking at applying, but can't find much information about it online. Would love your help on this! "
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Robert M. Wallis replied to Bill Daniels's discussion This goods great but
"You might consider 4 inch pipe and it won't have to be so long. Six feet long is a very inconvenient length to carry around."
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