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Erica Harrison
  • Reston, VA
  • United States
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Your Medium
oil bar
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Bowie, MD - Arts and Crafts
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
great art, engagement with the artists, and finding new pieces to love and live with!
Best show ever and why
Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival - supports the mission of a fabulous non-profit contemporary arts center while enabling the general public to access excellent original works.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Connie Mettler
What is one fun fact about yourself?
avid Harry Potter (books) fan

Erica Harrison's Blog

Festival adds Friday to extend sales!

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 1:04pm 4 Comments

The 2018 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival will become a three-day event, opening on Friday, from 10am-5pm, and thereby provide access to an entirely NEW buying audience: the approximately 10,000-person workforce in the Town Center!

It is an audience we have not truly reached in the past (we used to open on Friday night, but by then the workforce had already left). Making the very significant logistical investment in a Friday opening provides A NEW, BUILT-IN, AFFLUENT BUYING…


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At 9:10pm on March 10, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Erica Harrison a gift
Thank you, Erica, for referring Talib Aleem to Art Fair Insiders.
At 11:04pm on December 7, 2014, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Erica.  Thank you for joining us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share ideas and ask questions. The site is only as good as the participants make it.  We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

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.

Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask all new members to take a few moments to read our code of conduct. Here it is, under the Discussions tab. These are the guidelines that all members need to follow to keep the community useful and helpful to all.

Each of us is unique and has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on

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At 8:37am on December 5, 2014, Christina L. Towell said…

Hello Erica,

Welcome to AFI!  We're happy to have you joining us here and hope we can be a useful source of information and inspiration as you traverse the art fair path.  Thanks and continued success.


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