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Sabine Chadborn
  • Female
  • New Orleans, LA
  • United States
  • Jewelry
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thunderbird artist

Started Sep 15, 2011 0 Replies

Hi EveryodyI am looking for information on 2 shows in feb. 2012 "talking stick fine art,wine and chocolate festival and waterfront fine art and wine festival" in Scottsdale Arizona.Both are put on by…Continue

Am I an Artist?

Started Feb 9, 2011 0 Replies

I ask myself this question quite often.What I am doing these days ( silver Jewelry ) just happenend.I dont have an art degree. I am completely self taught. I watched a friend make a simple wire ring…Continue

from craft to art

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Mettler Nov 27, 2010. 1 Reply

my name is sabine from river ridge louisiana. i am a metalsmith making contemporary jewelry out of mainly sterling silver. this is my third year back doing shows. years ago i did a lot of craft shows…Continue


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Sabine Chadborn replied to Judy Christian's discussion Need info Health Ins for self employed
"It's my 3rd year with ACA I pay much less than before and have lower deductibles as well! Coverage is very good! I'm terified of the changes that will be coming! I had a hard time finding insurance before ACA !"
Jan 9
Sabine Chadborn replied to Jim Dalton's discussion Square comes into the fold
"Same here. Got email from square, saying I could pre order the new reader for free. Cost would be $49. It will be shipped sometime in fall"
Jun 15, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Jennifer K. Hamilton's discussion Art Show Reviews - what do you get from them, could they be better
"ANYTHING I can find about a show I'm interested in is helpful to me. Attendance, artists years of experience, parking, load in/out difficulties, artist amenities etc. !!! anyone likes to mention "real numbers" of money made, Good!! If…"
May 29, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Cindy Welch's discussion Not an all out rejection ...
"Hi Cindy, just asked a fellow artist, he thinks it was a best western!"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Cindy Welch's discussion Not an all out rejection ...
"I'm sorry, I don't recall the hotel.there are several hotels in walking distance, I believe I got the name and special rate from the acceptance package. But just Google hotels with RRR adresse. I called the hotel and asked how far the show…"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Connie Mettler's discussion What are you doing this weekend? April 24-26, 2015
"The rain held of until about 6p, closing is at 7p. so, not a huge time loss. contemporary booth are on pavement, so no Mudd bath. Rain may run through the booth,(doesnt pool though)so just keep stuff off the floor. Now marketplace booth (LA artist…"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Connie Mettler's discussion What are you doing this weekend? April 24-26, 2015
"Thanks Greg! Are you going to be there?"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Connie Mettler's discussion What are you doing this weekend? April 24-26, 2015
"Jazz fest in new orleans. Set up was today with some rain, unfortunately more rain in the forecast for Friday and Saturday let's hope it by passes us. This festival is extremely well organized, you always know where to go, you see and find…"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Cindy Welch's discussion Not an all out rejection ...
"I did RRR once, about 2-3 years ago. my medium is contemporary silver jewelry. I did first half. I loved not having to set up my own tent And everybody has a corner. I saw some great crafts and arts and no buy sell. Set up was fairly easy and I…"
Apr 24, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Barry Bernstein's discussion Bayou City???
"This was the first time for me doing the spring show. Beautiful weather lots of people. I got there Thursday about 6 pm. Everything worked out, I just would have liked someone pointing one in the right direction. I sell jewelry, and had a good show.…"
Apr 2, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to Robert Wallis's discussion You can tell you're at a bad show when..
"When the guy set up next to you shouts out " I got stuff for a Dollar"!!"
Jan 11, 2015
Sabine Chadborn received a gift from Connie Mettler
Jan 8, 2015
Sabine Chadborn replied to lisa cutler's discussion House Fire in NH. Artists lose everything.
"Donated what I could, while having one of my pups right besides me, thinking that I too would most likely run into a burning house to rescue them. But I sure hope I will never be tested on that. "
Dec 29, 2014
Sabine Chadborn replied to Barrie Lynn Bryant's discussion IMPORTANT HOTEL SECURITY INFO
"That call happened to me! In middle of the night, someone called me, saying that all systems went out in the hotel and they need to re input all guests information. But, for my convenience they could take my info over the phone. I was soo sleepy and…"
Dec 27, 2014
Sabine Chadborn replied to Connie Mettler's discussion Here Comes Santa!
"I received this handpainted tile, meaning peace in hebrew and various native american tribes. I very much appreciate the thoughtfullness of this gift. I have been on a rollercoaster ride of emotions for the past few years, I very much need some…"
Dec 22, 2014
Sabine Chadborn replied to Connie Mettler's discussion Secret Santa Comes to AFI
"Coubt me in, hope this message goes through!"
Dec 12, 2014

Profile Information

Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Old Algiers River Fest
Love it have been doing it the past three years it is small local and I do quite well there
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
getting to visit other places meeting different people learning what customers like and the chance to make money without giving a large percentage to storeowners.
Best show ever and why
jazzfest new Orleans. lots of educated people good music. easy set up. very well organized. make money good or bad weather.
Worst show ever and why
Fest for All in Baton Rouge LA.
Horrible Booth layout, it was hard for people to get to the Booth.
Some nice work to be found but also very low quality crafty Items
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Denice Bizot (Metalwork)
We are both members of RHINO Contemporary Craft Gallery in New Orleans
What is one fun fact about yourself?

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Mount Dora Florida Feb. 5/6

Posted on February 8, 2011 at 11:26am 8 Comments

This was my first Florida show ever. I drove down from New Orleans left early Fri. morning, arrived right about 5:30pm which turned out to be just right, since my assigned set up time was 5:45pm as I found out from the person who handed me my info.

To pick up the artist info package I ended up having to park by a NO Parking sign which were everywhere. Nobody bothered me about that so I guess this is accepted. I picked up all the Info and followed the map to find my location. It was a…


mount dora art festival

Posted on November 22, 2010 at 6:03pm 8 Comments

Does anyone have any information on Mount Dora art festival in Florida

Sabine / jewelry

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At 9:33pm on September 19, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to, Sabine. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add your profile info and a photo to your profile and 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!

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 2:26pm on February 08, 2011, Roxie Spell gave Sabine Chadborn a gift
At 9:17am on February 09, 2011, Connie Mettler gave Sabine Chadborn a gift
Many thanks, Sabine, for your thorough report on Mount Dora. Great job! We all look forward to more show news from you in the days ahead.
At 3:25pm on January 08, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Sabine Chadborn a gift
Happy new year, Sabine. Thanks for playing Secret Santa this year with us. Hope it was fun for you.

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