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Alli Farkas
  • Dowagiac, MI
  • United States
  • oil
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LouAnn Grover commented on Alli Farkas's blog post I've never won at the lottery, but...
"Hi.  I am also excited to have won a really super prize from the AFI pledge drive: a $300 gift certificate from Flourish. This is so cool. I am a newbie and plan to display and sell my artwork at shows next summer. With the gift certificate, I…"
Jun 21
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I've never won at the lottery, but...

So last year I won a super prize after donating to the annual AFI fundraiser. I donated again this year, of course thinking well, I probably won't win anything but I'm going to support the community!So I get notified to choose my prize...shock! And best of all, one of the prizes was something I really wanted, and I got it! So many thanks to Red River Paper for providing a gift certificate to their wonderful selection of fine art printing papers! My first purchase will most likely be one (or a…See More
Jun 15

Profile Information

Your Medium
oil
Years in the Art Fair Business
11
First show ever
Maui Jim Horse Trials (vendor)
What is your website?
http://www.allifarkas.com
What are the best things about art fairs
meeting people I can make happy with portraits of their horses
Best show ever and why
Michigan Horse Council Stallion Show--great crowd and lots of interest
Worst show ever and why
Kentucky Reining Finals--organizer was a shyster
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Cass Area Artists--it was discussed at our monthly meeting.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I moved from idyllic weather in Southern California to the snowy Midwest and never looked back.

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I've never won at the lottery, but...

Posted on June 15, 2019 at 2:13pm 1 Comment

So last year I won a super prize after donating to the annual AFI fundraiser. I donated again this year, of course thinking well, I probably won't win anything but I'm going to support the community!

So I get notified to choose my prize...shock! And best of all, one of the prizes was something I really wanted, and I got it! So many thanks to Red River Paper for providing a gift certificate to their wonderful selection of fine art printing papers! My first purchase will most…

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I won the perfect prize, from the perfect sponsor!

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 7:29pm 11 Comments

I entered the Art Fair Pledge Drive a little late, never thinking I would win anything. Somehow my mind always works in the "early bird gets the worm" channel. But I donated and entered anyway, and when to my surprise my name was selected quite far down the list I figured I didn't have much of a chance for the prize I really wanted since I was number 20 on the list. But I had nothing to lose, either, so I listed the mesh panels from Flourish as the number one choice out of 4…

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At 9:20am on March 18, 2016, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Alli,

Welcome fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining our community of artists and hope you'll find the site beneficial.  Thanks and continued success.

At 10:08pm on March 21, 2016, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Alli. 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 make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.
Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.
Check out our code of conduct to understand the rules of the site.

Each of us is unique and has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on ArtFairInsiders.com.

Best wishes, Connie Mettler

p.s. The best way to make this system easy to use is to click on the "Follow-Email me" link at the bottom of each Forum discussion that interests you. That way the system will email you automatically whenever anyone responds. It's a great time-saver.

At 9:20am on March 23, 2016, Connie Mettler said…

LOL. Getting to that civility took a lot of work ... but all is well here. People are helpful and always happy to hear from new members.

At 9:45pm on June 27, 2017, Connie Mettler gave Alli Farkas a gift
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Alli, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2017 Pledge Drive.

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