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Alison Loewen
  • Female
  • Sheboygan, WI
  • United States
  • jewelry
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Protecting your most precious cargo- YOU!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linnea Lahlum Mar 8, 2015. 11 Replies

Everyone spends hours before and after a show wrapping, crating and securing their artwork and displays inside their vehicles ensuring that during travel no unusually large bumps or minor accidents…Continue

Tags: protecting yourself, cargo vans, driving safely, what do you drive

Happifeet Standard Weights vs those with Add on weights

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bobby Weiss Jun 15, 2016. 66 Replies

Considering the price of Happifeet, I would like to think that I was safe in assuming that the standard 32 lb weights were sufficient protection.... However, the fact that they offer 16 lb add on…Continue

Tags: Trimline, weights, Happifeet

jewelry behind glass or not

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacki Bilsborrow Jan 31, 2013. 4 Replies

I am in a constant back and forth as to how important it is to show jewelry in cases.  Apart from the benefits of deterring theft, dirty hand prints or general mishaps of falling items.... what is…Continue

Tags: cases, display, showcases, jewelry

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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Local Yokel Craft Swap at Paradigm Cafe, Sheboygan WI but my husband and I sold for years on the streets and in plazas of South America.
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
meeting new people with the same interests and trading tips -- they are also a good excuse to do some tourism!
Best show ever and why
ART vs CRAFT in Milwaukee, Wi... fantastic crowd!
Worst show ever and why
Marshfield Dairyfest. Very dusty - we had to clean everything afterwards -
Who referred you to Please be specific.

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At 10:08pm on December 15, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to ArtFairInsiders, Alison.  I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

Many topics have already been discussed here before you joined us. You might like to try a search of your topic before you post your question. Just put your topic, canopy tents, jurying fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, etc, into the search bar at the top of the right side of the page. You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

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