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Elissa Brown
  • South Bend, IN
  • United States
  • Mixed Media
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Krasl Open Jury

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sara Shambarger Mar 1, 2013. 14 Replies

So I am one of the few artists who ventured out yesterday into the blizzard to attend the open jury for Krasl. It was the first and best opportunity I have had to attend an open jury, and I didnt…Continue

Tags: Krasl jury, open jury, jury process

Print Bins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elissa Brown Dec 18, 2012. 13 Replies

I am wanting to upgrade my print bin to match my pro panels, and really would like to buy the large one that attaches to my walls- mostly so it doesn't take up so much room in my booth. However, I…Continue

Tags: hanging print bins, free standing, print bins

Grand Haven MI Accommodations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elissa Brown Jun 1, 2012. 3 Replies

Hey! I will be in Grand Haven in a few weeks doing the HAE show and cant seem to find an affordable place to stay thats not all the way in Grand Rapids! Anyone going or know a good place to stay in…Continue

Living off Art Shows

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer Aug 25, 2012. 10 Replies

This is a heart to heart I had to have with someone last night and just starting out I didnt have very good answers... How do you make a living doing art shows? Ha. Taking the overhead and traveling…Continue

Tags: living, a, making


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At 11:09pm on February 10, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Elissa Brown a gift
Congrats Elissa on your Post of the Week Award - 2/11/13.
At 5:16pm on April 21, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

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