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Deda Happel
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • United States
  • Painting
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shows in tennessee in november

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deda Happel Oct 15, 2013. 2 Replies

I travel to Tennessee twice a year once in November and again in April. I am looking for information on any art shows (not craft) in that area that I could apply for. I am researching plenty of craft…Continue

Wells Street Wine Crush

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deda Happel Aug 9, 2013. 15 Replies

I have been selected to be an artist in the Wells Street Wine Crush. Has anyone had a booth at this show? if so, I would love to hear your story about it. Continue

Art in the Park Kansas City Irish Fest

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeannine Emmett Apr 7, 2014. 12 Replies

Hello! I am new on here and hope i am posting in the right area. I am looking for anyone who has had a booth at the Art in the Park at the Kansas City Irish Fest. I was just accepted to the show and…Continue

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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Iowa City Arts Festival
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
The People
Best show ever and why
Iowa City, Great people, good sales and the courtesy of the staff,
Worst show ever and why
Kansas City Arts Festival, I was sick the entire time...
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Internet research/ Google
What is one fun fact about yourself?
Im a painter, but also a drummer ; )

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review of Artfest Midwest

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 10:25pm 10 Comments

This was my first time at this show. This was an inside show which was a wonderful break from the stress of being outside and checking the weather channel every five seconds.. Set up was fairly easy as they had parking on all sides of the building with a central large overhead door on each side. On Saturday the people seemed to be trailing in right when the doors opened and were steady all day. I am a painter and my booth consists of original wall art with a few reproductions. I believe my… Continue

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At 6:09pm on June 3, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

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