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Ila Catherine Hofacker
  • Powell, OH
  • United States
  • Acrylic paint, resin, photo…
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How many prints?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Berman Feb 9, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi everyone! I have a quick question... I will be the featured artist at the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fest. I will be the featured artist for The Guild quarter of the show. That means I will have my…Continue

Print bins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Glaab Jun 23, 2014. 10 Replies

Hello again! One other quick…Continue

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Pro panel alternative idea

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debbie Stillman Jun 12, 2014. 6 Replies

Hello everyone!I am new to the art fest world. Very new, as in I've never done a fest show. I have experience selling my work online and in galleries, and am just now trying the art fest route.I…Continue


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Your Medium
Acrylic paint, resin, photo transfer, canvas
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Freedom of lifestyle; living a full time creative lifestyle
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Found online
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm trying to get out of my day job and support myself by making and selling my art:)

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Tasteful nude at art fest...

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 11:37pm 13 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have a quick question. I am new to art fests and was wondering the etiquette on displaying women's breasts in a painting. It will be very tasteful, such as in the victorian nude attached. She will be nude from the waist up, and will be depicted as a mermaid. I hate to have to cover her by adding long hair, but if I must, then I must. THANK YOU for your input:) P.S. I have checked the rules and regulations of the art fests, and did not see anything relating to…


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At 6:12pm on June 14, 2014, Connie Mettler said…

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

When you have a chance, please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

Many topics have already been discussed here before you joined us. You might like to try a search of your topic before you post your question. Just put your topic, canopy tents, jurying fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, etc, into the search bar at the top of the right side of the page. You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask that all new members take a few moments of their time to read the code of conduct. You will find it at There are a few guidelines that all members will need to follow because , as in any social community, we all need to work together.

Best wishes, Connie Mettler

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