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Canopy policies

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Future of Shows?

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A note to promoters:

Started by Steven Robertson in Art Show Information and Discussions. Last reply by Al Scovern May 15. 1 Reply


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"Make me an offer - pick-up in Chicago area (Palatine)"
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Meg Mettler replied to Barry Bernstein's discussion Art Fair Cancellations--Post Here.
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Help Wanted Farmers Market Sales Rep in Colorado

Posted by Shannon Campbell on May 29, 2020 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

Farmers Markets are considered essential and we are hiring! Looking for friendly, responsible, dependable people to help us sell our baked goods at farmers markets in Colorado. Must have a valid driver's license and a decent…


Tent Weights

Posted by Harry Mackie on May 29, 2020 at 3:24pm 0 Comments

4 John Deere "Tractor" weights (50# @) $35.00@ They do a great job holding down the tent in strong winds - lie flat in the vehicle.

Help Wanted: Seeking Podcast Guests

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 29, 2020 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Help wanted: seeking podcast guests:

Many, many of you have learned to use online tools to increase your art sales. We have devoted recent months to bringing you the tools to help you do that better by presenting
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Diamond saw

Posted by Harry Mackie on May 28, 2020 at 4:19pm 0 Comments

Highland Park Stone Slab cutting machine  - Model F-4

Make me an offer - pickup only - Chicago area.

10 Podcasts to Support an Art Fair Life

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 25, 2020 at 4:04pm 0 Comments

If you have some time over the next few days and want to take advantage of upping your knowledge of earning a living as an artist, here are our best podcasts to help you on your way.

(As an aside, these podcasts can be found online anywhere  podcasts are hosted, including, Apple Podcasts -- download any…


Jewelry tools & machinery

Posted by Harry Mackie on May 20, 2020 at 1:50pm 0 Comments

They are all pick up in Palatine, IL.


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