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Chris van atta
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Artist Statement for Zapplication

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Schroll Sep 11, 2018. 12 Replies

I am curious about the 500 word artist statement for Zapplication Submissions.  It asks Please provide a very brief statement (500 characters or less) that describes the materials and techniques used…Continue

Booth Photo Review Please | Which photo is better?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Berman Sep 1, 2018. 7 Replies

I have been working on the booth photo for Jury.. I think i am dialed in hopefully,,…Continue

Booth Photo | Advice | Please Help for Success.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Christian Jul 24, 2018. 10 Replies

Okits been frustrating knowing what will work to get me even considered into a juried show,  I submittted before, but did not have pro panels, and well alot of folks here mentioned for me to get rid…Continue

Booth photo? Can I take the photo in my driveway or yard?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judee Moonbeam Jul 18, 2018. 5 Replies

Was curious.  I have been purchasing my tent and supplies to polish up my jury tent photos and set up..  I have seen folks submitting images with their tents already set up at a event it seems.. I…Continue

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Booth Photo Question for submission! | Can I set it up in my yard? for Jury Photo?

Posted on June 3, 2018 at 9:30pm 4 Comments

I have been gathering all the supplies needed to complete my booth set up!  I have finally arrived !  Excited to set it up & take photos of it for submission. 

My question is.. You think it will be ok to set it up in the yard? Or my storage location where there is plenty of room?   Or is a must to have it set up at a actual show?   There are deadlines coming upper some Florida shows and I need to have this done soon.. 

What is the best practice?  Will it…


Print Bins | Photography | Anything I need to Know?

Posted on March 19, 2018 at 6:39pm 9 Comments


Asking the veterans out there.. I have been preparing my show tent for Jury..  I am a photographer and will be selling smaller packaged prints of my larger photos on display...  

I see that pro panels  make a type of print bin?   Are there any dos and dont's  or advice I need to know for my submission to Jury?  

Placement in booth?


alternative possibilties? 

Logistics for success in my photo submission of…


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At 10:57pm on April 3, 2017, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Chris. 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.

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At 9:07am on March 27, 2017, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Chris,

Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to have you joining us and hope you'll find the information you need to get started on this new path.  Thanks and best of luck as you proceed.


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