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Barrie Lynn Bryant
  • Kirby, WY
  • United States
  • Hand Crafted Picture Frames
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Barrie Lynn Bryant's Discussions

Redmond Arts Festival Info Needed -- Got Soap or Art?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mandy Paul Apr 10. 2 Replies

I'm wondering about this Redmond show that accepts only 70 artists, er, uh, 70 curated designers, artists, and craftspeople? Anyone have news about it? I love the idea of a show that size, and it's…Continue

Tags: Redmond Arts Festival, Washington, Seattle, Redmond

Artfest SPOKANE Reviews or Info NEEDED

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant Mar 8. 4 Replies

Hey there, folks. I'm researching Washington State and just might apply to Artfest Spokane soon since the deadline is March 13, 2017. The show is June 2-4 and could be a perfect time to be in…Continue

Tags: Washington, ArtFest Spokane, Spokane

Cheyenne Arts Festival, 5th Annual

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Mettler Jun 6, 2016. 7 Replies

Did anyone else submit an application for this show? It is not listed on Zapp, but rather on Callforentry.org. Their original date to notify artists of acceptance was May 13 as it states that in the…Continue

Tags: Cheyenne Arts Festival, Cheyenne

 

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Christina L. Towell commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"BTW, if it was The Society of Front Porch "Gliders", I might considers joining myself...ha,ha."
7 hours ago
Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to Richard L. Sherer's discussion HILLTOP ART FAIR 2017, PARKER, COLORADO
"Richard, I was wondering this a few hours ago when I searched for something else and found you talking about doing the show in Estes on Labor Day. I wanted to apply for the Labor Day show. Dammit. I have been waitlisted for the Memorial Day show,…"
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Barrie Lynn Bryant commented on Jan Raven's blog post ArtSplash: Labor Day Weekend in Sioux City, Iowa
"I'm bumping this up to see if anyone has news about this show in more recent years. Anyone? Application deadline is within the next week. Looks like this might be a fun show to do. And it's in my neighborhood: just 700 miles from home.…"
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Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to Richard L. Sherer's discussion HILLTOP ART FAIR 2017, PARKER, COLORADO
"We're seeing colder temps this year 400 miles north of you, Richard. I got out and turned over a larger garden plot a few days ago, planted a little, then took a look at the weather forecast and reshelved my hoe. We're not expecting snow…"
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Connie Mettler commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"Yes, it was early 20th century. Sorry it was going too fast for me to catch the name. An American, a seascape and a lovely frame. The person who brought it to the show said at the last minute she grabbed it from the closet because of the beautiful…"
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Barrie Lynn Bryant commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"Was it an American frame? I like The Voice a lot and will have to miss the Road Show tonight. Thanks for the kind words, Connie. Are there any other gilders lurking here? Would love to hear from other gilders. WOOHOO!"
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Connie Mettler commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"On Antiques Road Show just now they appraised the frame for as much as the really nice painting. Got a fast history about fine art frames. Of course I have seen your lovely work and your wife's fine painting, such fine traditional work,…"
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Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to Hal Moran's discussion Why the "sameness?"
"We also see this sameness in the desire and suggestion to have a focused body of work. YUCK! Curatorial constraints like that are the ENEMY OF CREATIVITY and I'm completely against the practice. But we do have to live and survive in this world,…"
Sunday
Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to Fletcher Dean's discussion Hello ... and a question
"You can also read Sunshine Artist Magazine."
Friday
Barrie Lynn Bryant commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"Thanks for the kind words, CLT! Hey, those initials have a delightful ring to them. A play on TLC. WOOHOO!"
Friday
Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to David S. Hoornstra's discussion Print/Reproduction Rules for 2-D Art
"AA cut away the borders on his portfolio images, dry-mounted the prints on larger mat boards, and then signed the mount board just below the dry-mounted print. I first read about the law for CoA's in The Artist's Magazine back in the…"
Friday
Christina L. Towell commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"Fascinating subject, Barrie, and congratulations!  I'm loving that you joined the Society and then became a member of the Board of Trustees...very cool."
Friday
Barrie Lynn Bryant commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"I imagine that if your paintings are water-based, you are probably using a water-based size such as Dux brand or Wundasize. Oil painters use oil-based size. Water gilding involves the use of rabbit skin glue or hide glue as the adhesive that holds…"
Apr 20
Witha Lacuesta commented on Barrie Lynn Bryant's blog post Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*
"Barry, I am a painter but use gold leaf on my paintings. Would like to know more about water gilting versus oil gilting."
Apr 20
Barrie Lynn Bryant replied to David S. Hoornstra's discussion Print/Reproduction Rules for 2-D Art
"CoA's are actually required by law. But who's checking, huh? You did not see an Ansel Adams print that he numbered on the front so that it is seen. He didn't ever do that. He only numbered prints that were issued in his…"
Apr 19
Barrie Lynn Bryant posted a blog post

Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*

Everyone familiar with me knows that I'm a picture frame designer, maker, carver, and gilder who makes frames exclusively for his wife's artworks. During 1999 I began studying picture frame history and soon discovered gilding in all its glory. I was lucky enough to have a friend who gave me the first 10 years of Picture Framing Magazine (1990-1999) wherein I discovered a treasure trove about frames, frame making, gilding, and the industry.In 2004, I received a professional development grant…See More
Apr 19

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Society of Gilders *GOT GOLD LEAF?*

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 4:26pm 8 Comments

Everyone familiar with me knows that I'm a picture frame designer, maker, carver, and gilder who makes frames exclusively for his wife's artworks. During 1999 I began studying picture frame history and soon discovered gilding in all its glory. I was lucky enough to have a friend who gave me the first 10 years of Picture Framing Magazine (1990-1999) wherein I discovered a treasure trove about frames, frame making, gilding, and the industry.

In 2004, I received a professional…

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Space Coast Art Festival PRIZE WINNERS

Posted on December 2, 2015 at 9:28am 4 Comments

I did this show that happens Thanksgiving weekend many years ago, but quit it and a few others before it so that I could be home in Wyoming for Thanksgiving. Seeing the list of winners makes me wish I could still travel to Florida for two reasons: I see a lot of friends and a gobs of prize money! I haven't yet heard about sales, how the change of venue is progressing, and how the other show not too very far away on the same weekend …

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Congratulations, GREG LITTLE!

Posted on November 11, 2015 at 10:00am 11 Comments

Greg might be unaware of his fame today, but I was just visiting the Collectors of Wood Art website HERE HERE HERE and discovered he's the featured artist on their home page. I don't know how often that feature changes, but it doesn't really matter all that much. What does matter is that Greg is a member of Collectors of Wood Art and that his work is being featured.

I'm a fan of that site and organization anyway and…

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Pre-Show News: Mandarin Art Festival in Jacksonville, FL

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 8:17pm 3 Comments

MANDARIN ART FESTIVAL is a small show located in an affluent Jacksonville, Florida neighborhood, and it may be one of Florida's best kept secrets. This year 90 artists will exhibit on the grounds of MANDARIN COMMUNITY CLUB, which is the historical Freedom School site built by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1872. The St. Johns River can be seen behind the homes…

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Comment Wall (10 comments)

At 2:23pm on January 31, 2014, Joan Pinkus said…
Barrie I enjoyed looking at the booths from the Kentucky show. Thank you for sharing that info.
At 9:54pm on February 3, 2014, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Barrie.  I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

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At 8:28am on February 4, 2014, Joan Pinkus said…

Nice meeting you Barrie. Thanks for telling me about the no Y. I so enjoyed looking at the booth photos. I'd love to get feedback about my booth. I'll have to figure out how to upload a photo here.  Thanks again, Joan

At 9:48am on June 23, 2014, Connie Mettler gave Barrie Lynn Bryant a gift
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Hey Barrie, thanks so much for your upbeat participation on this site. I always read what you have written, lots of optimism and good common sense. Thanks for everything.
At 12:44pm on July 02, 2014, Connie Mettler gave Barrie Lynn Bryant a gift
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Happy Birthday, Barrie! Hope this is a great day for you and just the first day of your best year ever! Thank you for all your contributions to AFI.
At 2:40pm on February 03, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Barrie Lynn Bryant a gift
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You are one of those people who make this site worth reading. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences and the generous amount of time you put into helping folks out. . THANKS!
At 11:23pm on March 31, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Barrie Lynn Bryant a gift
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Congrats on being awarded the Post of the Week - 3/24/2015
At 6:32am on August 17, 2015, Peter Grimord said…

Thanks Barrie, It's a pleasure to be your friend and I truly hope to meet both you and your wife on the road at some point.  Most of my shows are not too far afield from my home in north/central PA.  It sounds like the south/east USA is your best market and this was alway inexplicably one of my worst.  Probably my restrained overall style of art, no matter the medium, is responsible.  I used to describe my sculpture booth presentation as the "booth that looks like nothing is in it".  It's THAT restrained and this impulse is always carried through anything I do as an artist,...or anything else for that matter.    

At 8:10am on September 16, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Thank you, Barrie!

At 12:20pm on March 22, 2017, Ernie Komarek said…

Hi Barry,

I'm probably not going to do any shows this year. I'm dealing with health problems that prevent me from doing much traveling. I did just receive an invite to "Art on the Levee" in Ft. Benton, MT. It's really a nice show in conjuntion with their Fort Benton Days celebration - parade, rodeo, etc. The setting is in a nice park and show organizers were excellent and the crowds were motivated buyers. 

Contact: TONI MOLINARIO 622-5346 (artontheleveeftb@gmail.com)

In 2015 booth cost $75.00 for 3 days (last week of June). You can select your booth on the application form. Booths are 15 x 10'-15'. Most booths are under large shade trees but it can get breezy. Set up is real easy with artist parking close by. 

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