Oakland, CA

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Years in the Art Fair Business


First show ever

Celebration of Craftswomen SF

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What are the best things about art fairs

Meeting new people, getting feedback and encouragement, and selling!

Best show ever and why

San Antonio - Fiesta Art Fair 2019 and 2023. I love the crowds, the energy of the town during the special week of Fiesta! I always do well financially, the promoters are very helpful, there are always artists coffee and snacks available, and the artists dinner which is becoming more and more rare is a fabulous way to really connect with other artists which I can't do much at busy shows. Also I won a Best of Show award in 2023.

Worst show ever and why

That's tough to say because shows I love have some horrible years. Maybe Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival in 2016? ( I think) in the pouring, pouring rain, standing in mud, soaking wet with people still wanting to shop oblivious to my situation. Other years I absolutely LOVE that show.

Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.

Just the web. I have known about it for years.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

I have dreams of combining van life and shows with a mobile studio for part of the year.

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