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David Perry Lawrence
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • United States
  • Photography
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Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Perry Lawrence May 24, 2016. 6 Replies

I'm outside Milwaukee and am looking for used mesh walls and sta bars. I might need an 'off size' since mine is not a Flourish tent, but if you have any, I will check with Flourish and see if they…Continue

Three 'silly' questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Perry Lawrence Apr 21, 2016. 7 Replies

Hi all--Being new to all this, yet to even to get a booth photo done, I have three silly little questions:1. When I put up my brand new canopy, the ABCanopy from Amazon, the instructions said to…Continue

Review of the ABCanopy from Amazon

Started Apr 18, 2016 0 Replies

This is a long review, but several people have asked for my experiences with this model canopy, so here they are.Let me state that I have never owned a canopy, much less ever erected one before, so…Continue

What size fair to attend?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Perry Lawrence Mar 23, 2016. 7 Replies

Hi--I've been looking thru the recent Wisconsin Dept. of Tourism brochure for art fairs. The listings show the number of attendees for each fair as given by the people putting them on. I expect this…Continue

 

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Ryan Moyer replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Does anyone have experience with ABCCanopies
"I just finished my 3rd show with mine and it has been fine.  Good height, has been sturdy in some fairly decent winds so far. I'm convinced the sidewalls are impossible to get all 4 zipped all the way at the same time.  Other than…"
Oct 10
Kent Follette replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Does anyone have experience with ABCCanopies
"I bought one. The list of what's wrong is way longer then what's right. I knew I was in for another learning experience when the UPS guy ask for help carrying this heavy box  in. The tent is 4" longer then the one I had that…"
Sep 29
Jay Heinrich replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Does anyone have experience with ABCCanopies
"We have an ABC and it has been great over the last year (6-8 shows) and been through a couple of good rains. It is waterproof, all pieces seem to be well made but it is a starter unit. If you are thinking having it 5 - 10 years I doubt it, then…"
Aug 16
Tim McMahon replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Does anyone have experience with ABCCanopies
"I have this canopy.   I had read about them and then went out to the shows in search of others who had them.  It took a while but then I started to see them.  I asked the vendors what they thought about it and got nothing but great…"
Jul 20
Morgan M. Harris replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Does anyone have experience with ABCCanopies
"Old post here, but thought I would reply. I purchased just a replacement top from ABCcanopy on eBay.  All in all pretty pleased.  It is heavy duty and has seen some rain with no leaks.  It is a VERY tight fit on my EZ-Up 10 x 10…"
Dec 31, 2016
Chris Hoyt replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Newbie! Can I find a good tent on Amazon?
"I went online and purchased a 10x10 white tarp. They're about $15 or so. I bungee the tarp to the scissors mechanism at the corners so the tarp is at the same height as the top of your side panels. I have a show in NJ in a week so I'll…"
May 25, 2016
AmyRenee Cornelius replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Newbie! Can I find a good tent on Amazon?
"How did you 'put a ceiling in it'? I never heard that and sounds interesting. And is the material for the top and sides, are they waterproof ?  thanks "
May 24, 2016
David Perry Lawrence replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars
"thanks, susan. i dont think i'll need them after all. --david"
May 24, 2016
David Perry Lawrence replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Newbie! Can I find a good tent on Amazon?
"good luck i'm putting my brand new ABCCanopy from amazon up for sale. I'm just getting too old to put one up by myself"
May 24, 2016
Caron Braunstein replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Newbie! Can I find a good tent on Amazon?
"I'm am now looking for my first tent and have spent a few days researching things online.  I found the Craft Professional site provided a lot of good information.  I now want a Trimline but don't think I can get one for this…"
May 24, 2016
Arthur Brouthers replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars
"Sorry I've neglected this post! I'm challenged with the "notifications" Still for sale, I'm guessing $350 for the panel, stabars and whatever else came with it. "
May 9, 2016
Shelia Summerlin replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars
"Have the panels sold?  If, not what is the selling price Thanks Shelia"
May 2, 2016
David Perry Lawrence replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars
"Hi Arthur--- Thanks for getting back to me. Do you have an idea what you will want? --David"
May 1, 2016
Arthur Brouthers replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars
"Hey David, I was about to post my flourish panels and sta bars, for a single diamond ez-up 10x10. They've been used once. Let me know if you're interested and we can talk price :-) "
Apr 26, 2016
David Perry Lawrence posted a discussion

Looking for Flourish mesh panel and stabars

I'm outside Milwaukee and am looking for used mesh walls and sta bars. I might need an 'off size' since mine is not a Flourish tent, but if you have any, I will check with Flourish and see if they will work for me.Thanks,David Perry LawrenceSee More
Apr 21, 2016
David Perry Lawrence replied to David Perry Lawrence's discussion Three 'silly' questions
"OK."
Apr 21, 2016

Profile Information

Your Medium
Photography
Years in the Art Fair Business
3
First show ever
Ajijic, Mexico. 2010
What is your website?
http://davidplawrence.com/
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting the people. Making money
Best show ever and why
Any show in Mexico. Didnt always make much money, but they were fun.
Worst show ever and why
Milwaukee Public TV, winter 2014. Bitter cold just carrying things in from the car. Extremely low turnout. Took 20% fee of all sales and didnt send the check for 5 weeks.
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Found by using search engine term 'art fair blogs'
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm 6'5". I was chasing a parade in Mexico and fell. Iit took 8 5'6" Mexicans to lift me to my feet!

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Photographer's entries - 'Hand made or directly supervised by the artist'

Posted on February 6, 2016 at 5:10pm 17 Comments

Hi-

I've been researching a number of show's entry rules, and I'm a little at a loss on this phrase about photographer's entries: ''Must be hand made or directly supervised by the artist'. This phrase pops up over and over and is used specifically in the rules for photographers, not just for other artists in other categories. It seems to put someone without a $4000 printer at something of a disadvantage. As an alternative, how is a photographer to 'directly supervise' the printer, who…

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At 8:53am on August 21, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Lawrence,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're so happy that you've chosen to join us here and hope you'll find the site amenable to your particular artistic leanings.  Thanks for signing up and continued success.  p.s. no more parade chasing...

At 8:55am on August 21, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Sorry...I meant to refer to you by your first name rather than your last, David, sometimes I just get ahead of myself.

At 4:56pm on August 26, 2015, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, David. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.
Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.
Check out our code of conduct to understand the rules of the site.

Each of us is unique and has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on ArtFairInsiders.com.

Best wishes, Connie Mettler

p.s. The best way to make this system easy to use is to click on the "Follow-Email me" link at the bottom of each Forum discussion that interests you. That way the system will email you automatically whenever anyone responds. It's a great time-saver.

At 10:36pm on February 09, 2016, Connie Mettler gave David Perry Lawrence a gift
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