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10x10 Trimline Canopy (South Chicago Suburbs)

Started by Joe Smigielski in For Sale, Trade or Rent. Last reply by Joe Smigielski 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

ProPanel Rentals

Started by James Small in For Sale, Trade or Rent 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

Retiring from my metalwork

Started by mendy marks in For Sale, Trade or Rent. Last reply by mendy marks yesterday. 1 Reply

Show Equipment For Sale

Started by Larry Elbroch in For Sale, Trade or Rent. Last reply by Larry Elbroch yesterday. 2 Replies

Changing mediums

Started by Cheryl Dorris in Everything Else on Thursday. 0 Replies

Would I be crazy ... ?

Started by Fletcher Dean in Everything Else. Last reply by Cheryl Dorris on Thursday. 7 Replies

Moving encaustic pieces to and from shows?

Started by Fletcher Dean in Everything Else. Last reply by Randy Koepsell on Thursday. 2 Replies

PAKS Gallery

Started by CA Kaminski in Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!. Last reply by Linda Fitzgerald Apr 28. 3 Replies

LED Light System

Started by Robert Johnson in For Sale, Trade or Rent Apr 28. 0 Replies


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Joe Smigielski replied to Joe Smigielski's discussion 10x10 Trimline Canopy (South Chicago Suburbs)
"Hi James, I’ll be putting out the ad for the dark gray set this week. Thank you."
8 hours ago
James Small posted a discussion

ProPanel Rentals

I am looking to rent some panels for my first Art Show in Minneapolis, MN in June. Anything you can…See More
12 hours ago
James Small replied to Joe Smigielski's discussion 10x10 Trimline Canopy (South Chicago Suburbs)
"I am interested in possibly renting your pro panels (or purchasing if the price is right)."
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Larry Berman posted a blog post

Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting

Larry Berman's Zoom MeetingMonday May 10th at 2 PM Eastern TimeJoin the Zoom Meeting…See More
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Joe Smigielski posted a discussion

10x10 Trimline Canopy, for sale in South Chicago Suburbs

Hello All,I'm selling my Trimline.  I purchased it new.  It saw four seasons, about 10 shows a…See More
mendy marks replied to mendy marks's discussion Retiring from my metalwork
"I have sold most of my metal and am posting what is left. I still have the dies left."
Larry Elbroch replied to Larry Elbroch's discussion Show Equipment For Sale
"The print bin with divider. I think we still have the dividers; we never used them."
Mollie Chounard replied to Larry Elbroch's discussion Show Equipment For Sale
"If you still have the print bins, are your armstrong bins the 't' or 'with…"

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Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting

Posted by Larry Berman on May 9, 2021 at 2:34pm 0 Comments

Larry Berman's Zoom Meeting

Monday May 10th at 2 PM Eastern Time

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Meeting ID: 433 889 5789

Passcode: art-show

Any art show (or selling art) related topics can be discussed.

Larry Berman

Call for Artists: Downtown Festival and Art Show

Posted by Meg Mettler on May 7, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Gainesville November 6 & 7

Gainesville, Florida

Presented by the City of Gainesville

Historic Downtown Gainesville

Saturday and…

Selling Your Work Online? How to Best Protect Your Business

Posted by Spencer Knowlton on May 5, 2021 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Technology has made selling your work easier than ever but it comes with a variety of risks. Here's what you need to know about Cyber Insurance.

In 2020, the FBI reported 791,790 complaints of suspected internet crime—an increase of more than 300,000 complaints from 2019—and reported losses exceeding $4.2 billion. The top three crimes reported by victims in 2020 were phishing scams, non-payment/non-delivery scams, and extortion (

Nearly 1 in 4 businesses have…


Meeting Famous People at Art Shows

Posted by Larry Berman on May 2, 2021 at 12:59pm 2 Comments

A fun post.

John Ritter with his first wife Nancy Morgan and three month old son Jason Ritter. Taken in May 1980 at New York City Central Park South art show. I kept a small point and shoot camera with me in the event someone famous walked by. And yes, they bought those prints from me that Nancy is holding. I just came across this 41 year old…


Another Win for Patty Gregory

Posted by don crozier on April 30, 2021 at 7:30pm 3 Comments

Patty Gregory Becomes Belleville’s First Female Mayor, Unseating Longtime Incumbent

Gregory, 67, is a former teacher who established the Art on Square organization in Belleville and serves as its executive director. The art show will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2021 and previously has been ranked No. 1 nationally in terms of artwork sold. This…


Call for Artists: Common Ground's Birmingham Street Art Fair

Posted by Meg Mettler on April 29, 2021 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Guild September 18 & 19

Birmingham, Michigan

Presented by The Guild of Artists & Artisans

Downtown Birmingham…


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