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Southwest and Pacific Coast Artists


Southwest and Pacific Coast Artists

Fine artist,crafters from way out west coming together to further our goals and industry, and just plain make good friends.

Location: Prescott, Arizona
Members: 129
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago

Discussion Forum

looking for a first show

Started by kara unland. Last reply by Camryn Forrest on Friday. 2 Replies

I am a one of a kind ceramic clay sculptor, my pieces are relatively pricey so I need to choose a show that my prices will fit into. I live in southern California in a town called Hemet. Can anyone recommend a show for me. My pieces are relatively…Continue

Sedona Arts Festival, October

Started by Bob Ross. Last reply by Bob Ross Apr 30. 2 Replies

I am a Landscape Photographer and thinking about applying to the Sedona Arts Festival, held October 10, 11Anybody done this show recently?Any information about the show would be greatly appreciatedThanks,BobContinue

Tags: Sedona

Durango Autumn Arts Festival

Started by Bob Ross. Last reply by steve appel Apr 29. 1 Reply

Hello,I am a Landscape Photographer and thinking about applying to the Durango Autumn Arts FestivalAnybody done this show recently?Any information about the show would be greatly appreciatedThanks,BobContinue

Tags: Festival, Arts, Autumn, Durango

Southern CA Shows?

Started by Asha Barnes. Last reply by Camryn Forrest Feb 18. 7 Replies

Hey Everyone! I just got done reading through your lovely group discussions and I have noticed that most of the discussion on CA shows seems to be from the 2011 to 2013 years. I am wondering if you guys feel like things have picked up here.…Continue

Tags: shows, California

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Comment by steve appel 5 hours ago

yes it is   there is a show i applied for in co. called affordable where everything you has, has to sell for under 100  it is one day and if you have another show before after may want to consider

Comment by Camryn Forrest 7 hours ago

Connie ... you said "festival . net" and that is a different site, sells supplies for festivals, oddly enough, so it was close enough I thought I was in the right place and just missing the big picture.
 Hence I was completely lost. You meant (possibly) is similar to what Steve said.
Thanks both of you!

Comment by steve appel 9 hours ago

Some of the artists did well, but there was a lot of negative about the promoter actually i did not see a positive review about the promoter at all. maybe there is a review on AFI. I use the site all the time so it is worth it for me to join. and it is a write-off

Comment by Camryn Forrest 10 hours ago

Just trying to navigate that site ... so you can't see the reviews unless you join? Then they become visible?

Comment by Connie Mettler 11 hours ago

and if you  go to they are an affiliate with AFI and if you join and tell them we sent you AFI gets a tiny check ... they always contribute to our pledge drive. Cool folks at Festival Net

Comment by steve appel 11 hours ago

i have not done but when asked about a show i go to festival  i joined for the reviews but got mixed reviews about the show and promoter,  some said that it was not 20,000 but they did good and most of the reviews did not like what the promoter did and would not work with them again.  may want to go on that site and look up boulder jazz festival

Comment by Camryn Forrest 11 hours ago

Has anyone done the Boulder Art and JazzFest (July 4-5-6 this year) recently? The only review I found was 2012 and I'm on the fence.

Appreciate any input, whether you walked the show or participated. Thanks!

Comment by steve appel on Thursday

came to show a few years back and front of tent was open and seems that booth was shifted around. bar brawl outside near tent. but they seem to be in better control over it at my end of show.

Comment by Ernie Komarek on Thursday

Wow Mindy, so many reasons to get insurance. Never even thought about a street sweeper, but the kids from the bars has been a concern.

Comment by Mindy Kocchi on Thursday

After my weekend with Tempe Spring weekend of events not going my way... I am pleased to say my new tent has finally arrived. I ordered a Goliath King Canopy tent. Best part of all City of Tempe paid for it. 

For some reason Tempe has the street cleaners cleaning the streets early hours after bar time, as if the kids at the bars isn't bad enough! The street cleaner drove into my tent and the neighbors demolishing our tents, not to mention tipping our displays over creating a huge mess for up to clean up Saturday morning. Then as we arrived Sunday morning... the back wall of my tent had a 3ft rip in it. Yep somebody broke in. They yanked the side from the leg shredding it from the zipper. Hard to explain that but.. next time just unzip it you stupid thief! 

My point is, I love my new tent ;)


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