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We are keeping on, thanks to you

Our mission: Bring people to art fairs to enjoy and collect art Provide information so artists can thrive in the art fair business Our 10…

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Thank you for the contributions to our 8th Pledge Drive

Another year, another chance to shamelessly ask you to send us money. Many, many thanks to these people who have heard our anguished cries,…

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Celebrating our 7th Anniversary! Thank YOU for the pledge

Working on our art fair websites is a mission that gives me great satisfaction, but has a high cost in time and money. So glad you understa…

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Has anyone sanded these clear water based finishes?

Liquitex Satin Varnish Minwax Polycrylic Clear Semi-gloss   I tried both as a top coat on a faux finished metal project that I had invested…

Started by Linnea Lahlum

0 Mar 13

What's Up With the Small Print

Is it just me, or is anyone else experiencing small print on this site. I know we had some server issues a month ago, and maybe the gremlin…

Started by Larry Maynard

9 Jan 20
Reply by Larry Maynard

Secret Santa, Part II - 2020

Welcome to our 50+ Secret Santa-ing group. Names were drawn on Dec. 7. What to do next: Open that email and you'll find out who you will b…

Started by Connie Mettler

28 Jan 6
Reply by Connie Mettler

Here Comes Santa! Part II - 2018

Welcome to our Secret Santa-ing group. Names were drawn on Dec. 6. What to do next: Open that email and you'll find out who you will be se…

Started by Connie Mettler

116 Dec 29, 2020
Reply by Pam Corwin

Air conditioning a booth?

I recently did an outdoor show this month (June) & the heat was unbearable. Luckily I took a change of clothes before the show started,…


16 Dec 5, 2020
Reply by Robert Wallis

9th Secret Santa Party at

As a member of you are invited to take part in our 9th Annual Secret Santa Gift Exchange. Members of the artist communi…

Started by Connie Mettler

1 Dec 1, 2020
Reply by Robert Wallis

Children's Art Show Help

Hello! I work in Parks and Recreation. Each year we hold an art show for the local school children. The art teachers bring the art and di…

Started by Callie Fisher

0 Dec 1, 2020

The Grand Secret Santa 2019 Wrap-up

Well, hasn't this been fun? Nearly 80 artists exchanged gifts from coast to coast. They have posted their thanks and images of their gifts…

Started by Connie Mettler

16 Nov 16, 2020
Reply by Cindy Welch


Hey everyone!  I just signed up with Farragoz to take their 2 courses on patina finishes and projects.  This company provides online instru…

Started by Cindy Welch

0 Sep 24, 2020

Another crazy idea....

I've gotten great advice here (got talked out of the walk-in art trailer, but I did buy a trailer for transporting art)... but I like to ke…

Started by Rick Wallace

16 Sep 21, 2020
Reply by Rick Wallace


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