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A reasonably-priced storage system?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Callaway Jul 1. 2 Replies

Fresh from my first - exhausting - art fair, I'm looking ahead to a couple more this summer. Meanwhile, I need to store my large prints.  These are all photographs, some quite large pieces mounted on…Continue

Bags for larger mounted photographs

Started Jun 9 0 Replies

Hi, Everyone:My first art show is two weeks away, and a rather obvious detail is:  How will people take my pieces with them?  I will have matted prints in 16 X 24 and 20 X 30 (total sq in) sizes, and…Continue

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Susan Callaway replied to Adam Scales's discussion A reasonably-priced storage system?
"I went with metal shelves in my art room, AmazonBasics five shelf unit was about 50 dollars. I save all my boxes that my prints are shipped in, and use them to store several pictures in each and then stack them on the shelves. Wrapping them in…"
Jul 1
GEORGE NEUBERGER replied to Adam Scales's discussion A reasonably-priced storage system?
"Try searching for a used horizontal file system used to store drawings. The architectural industry has been migrating from hard copy originals to electronic versions in AutoCadd. They are heavy units, so it would only be used at your office. They…"
Jul 1
Adam Scales posted a discussion

A reasonably-priced storage system?

Fresh from my first - exhausting - art fair, I'm looking ahead to a couple more this summer. Meanwhile, I need to store my large prints.  These are all photographs, some quite large pieces mounted on aluminum (40 X 22), and many lighter pieces mounted on gatorfoam (30 X 20).  The gator pieces can't be stored on their sides, which means they are currently (gently) piled 3-4 high on a large desk.  What I really need is something like this system (shown below),I've looked around, and am amazed at…See More
Jun 28
Adam Scales posted a discussion

Bags for larger mounted photographs

Hi, Everyone:My first art show is two weeks away, and a rather obvious detail is:  How will people take my pieces with them?  I will have matted prints in 16 X 24 and 20 X 30 (total sq in) sizes, and gatorboard and aluminum mounted prints from 20 X 30 to 40 X 22.5.  I've looked at Protective Crystal Clearbags, and their larges size would accommodate the basic dimensions of my pieces, but I have a question.  Some of the larger pieces have mount blocks that make them 3/4 in thick.  It seems as if…See More
Jun 9
Connie Mettler left a comment for Adam Scales
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Adam. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members…"
May 31
Christina L. Towell left a comment for Adam Scales
"Hello Adam, Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're thrilled to make your acquaintance and hope you'll take advantage of everything the site has to offer.  Thanks so much for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck as you…"
May 29
Adam Scales replied to TC Crumpton's discussion Hanging metal prints on Flourish black mesh panels?
"I know that I do!  Thanks so much for clear explanation."
May 28
Adam Scales replied to TC Crumpton's discussion Hanging metal prints on Flourish black mesh panels?
"Hi, TC: I have my first art fair next month, and I was literally signing up to AFI in order to pose this exact question when you happened to reply, bringing this thread to the top!  Thank you!  I'm using metal-mounted prints, with…"
May 28

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Next month - Manayunk Arts Festival
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At 10:20am on May 29, 2019, Christina L. Towell said…

Hello Adam,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're thrilled to make your acquaintance and hope you'll take advantage of everything the site has to offer.  Thanks so much for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck as you move forward.

At 10:11pm on May 31, 2019, Connie Mettler said…

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