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April E Murphy
  • Female
  • Houston, TX
  • United States
  • Acrylics/Painting
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Looking for a used Tramline or Light Dome 10 x 10 (Texas)

Started Mar 14, 2018 0 Replies

I am wanting to upgrade my festival tent... I live in Houston but willing to drive to Dallas, San Antonio etc for the right tent. Thanks in advance! --April MurphyContinue

Tags: dome, light, trimline

Booth shot advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by April E Murphy Apr 26, 2016. 13 Replies

I set up my new booth shot in my studio and will have it professionally photographed tomorrow morning. Forgive the iPhone pic. Please let me know if something looks awry. Booth shots are stressful...…Continue

Florida Shows...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Magali Fox Aug 16, 2014. 16 Replies

Hi! I am thinking of applying to a few shows in the Florida area. I live in Houston and was looking at shows that are 10 hours or less from me.Wondering if anyone has feedback on a few shows I am…Continue


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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
2008...Solo Show at the French Alliance in Houston. Seems SO long ago. Boy was I green then...
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting interesting people. I love being outdoors and popping up in new places to a new crowd.
Best show ever and why
Bayou City Art Festival in 2016 as the featured artist. Still pinching myself on this one... truly the tipping point for my art career.
Worst show ever and why
Ft Worth Art Festival. My tent imploded overnight and I learned some hard but good lessons.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Vivian Mora
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I have run 75 marathons. Athletics in another passion for me.

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At 8:06pm on February 24, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, April.  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.

We also ask that all new members take a few moments of their time to read the code of conduct. You will find it at There are a few guidelines that all members will need to follow because , as in any social community, we all need to work together.

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At 2:46pm on February 02, 2016, Connie Mettler gave April E Murphy a gift
Thank you, April, for referring Linda Wagner to Art Fair Insiders.

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