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Christina Ruth Smith
  • Kennesaw, GA
  • United States
  • gouache and pencil
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A new scam!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Little Aug 9, 2016. 5 Replies

I got a phone call Friday and then again this morning from a guy claiming to be with a hotel association in Pensacola. He wanted me to book my hotel for the show through him which would lead to me…Continue

Free Hotel in east Lansing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linnea Lahlum May 19, 2016. 4 Replies

I have a reservation I can't use or cancel. If you're going and can use it let me know. If they will let me put your name in for check in you can have it free


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Profile Information

Your Medium
gouache and pencil
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Spring Festival - Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
comaraderie amongst the artists, the travel and I can actually make a living doing what I love!
Best show ever and why
The Art Festival of Oklahoma City, 2002. I met David Curles who is now my husband and best friend!
Worst show ever and why
The Old Settlers and Threshers Reunion in Mt Pleasant, Iowa about 1977. Six days long and rain rain rain for five of them. Nothing but farmers in mud caked boots. Forty-five dollars in total sales....... This is how I learned what not to do.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Travis Lindenbaum

Christina Ruth Smith's Blog

Santa Fe Spring Art Festival, Gainesville, Fl

Posted on August 31, 2010 at 3:48pm 7 Comments

I exhibited at the Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival in Gainesville, Florida last April. When I opened up my tent Sunday morning I discovered that water

sprinklers had gone off in my booth during the night.yes""> The sprinklers were really buried in the grass and I didn’t

even know I had sprinklers, in fact, it took me a while to figure out why part

of my booth was…


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At 3:07pm on July 09, 2017, Connie Mettler gave Christina Ruth Smith a gift
Thank you, Christina, for this support of our website. I hope it is helpful to you and you flourish in the business.
At 12:12am on July 11, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Christina Ruth Smith a gift
Christina, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2015 Pledge Drive.
At 6:47pm on September 19, 2010, Connie Mettler gave Christina Ruth Smith a gift
Thanks, Christina, for referring Julie Blichman to Art Fair Insiders.
At 10:43pm on June 9, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
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