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Farah Darwish
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Hello to everyone!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Farah Darwish Mar 25, 2013. 22 Replies

I've been talking to some artist's on here but haven't had the time to formally introduce myself.My name is Farah Darwish and I am the child of Norm Darwish and Connie Mettler. My Dad's picture, for…Continue


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Years in the Art Fair Business
since I was 9
First show ever
Palmer Park
Ferndale, MI
What are the best things about art fairs
Trying to beat your step-mom and have the biggest sale ever!!!! Oh and the food :)
Best show ever and why
So many of them....Ann Arbor, don't remember the year but the sales were so good, my Dad actually smiled!
Worst show ever and why
Not necessarily the worst, but the last day of Arts, Beats and Eats when a huge storm came through and we were packing up. The frame of the tent fell on my head.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Connie of course!

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Fine Art Departments, Art Fairs and Purists...oh my!

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 12:10pm 15 Comments

This has been rolling around in my head for weeks, it's Monday and I'm looking at what seems to be a huge mess of red tape of things that I have to do and un-do. So what better than to air out my thoughts on a subject that has perplexed and annoyed me for years right?

Okay, so my issue. When I was going to college, I was in the Fine Art Department and quickly learned the professors there were snobs. So much so, they deemed photography NOT a fine art and put it into the Visual…


Family holidays...

Posted on March 30, 2013 at 2:12pm 1 Comment

I just wanted to say "Happy Easter" to everyone this weekend. Hope it's wonderfully sane :)

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At 11:21pm on January 02, 2014, Connie Mettler gave Farah Darwish a gift
Thank you, Farah, for referring Ellen Oury to Art Fair Insiders.
At 6:53pm on April 11, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Farah Darwish a gift
Good job, Farah, on the post. I knew you could write well and you really nailed it on this. Thank you for all your contributions here. People appreciate your kindnesses and friendliness.
At 12:32am on March 25, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Farah Darwish a gift
Thank you, Farah, for referring Sara Rappee to Art Fair Insiders.
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At 9:10pm on March 05, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Farah Darwish a gift
Thank you, Farah, for referring Krystal Booth to Art Fair Insiders.
At 9:02pm on March 5, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Farah. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

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. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

Many topics have already been discussed here before you joined us. You might like to try a search of your topic before you post your question. Just put your topic, canopy tents, jurying fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, etc, into the search bar at the top of the right side of the page. You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask that all new members take a few moments of their time to read the code of conduct. You will find it at There are a few guidelines that all members will need to follow because , as in any social community, we all need to work together.

Best wishes,

Connie Mettler

p.s. The best way to make this system easy to use is to click on the "Follow-Email me" link at the bottom of each Forum discussion that interests you. That way the system will email you automatically whenever anyone responds. It's a great time-saver.

At 2:59pm on March 5, 2013, Annette Piper said…

Thanks for the friend request Farah and your kind words about my work!   I'd love to see some of yours, you'll have to post some photos :)


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