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Heide Rainey
  • Riverside, CA
  • United States
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Lighting - please help with this confusing topic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Otis Harville Dec 31, 2018. 7 Replies

I realize this has probably been asked a bunch of times. I did look through some of the posts, but I am still very overwhelmed.I am gearing up for my first show. I am just about ready with all the…Continue

Jury application question help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Berman Nov 21, 2018. 4 Replies

I am a photographer and I have a question on the jury applications. The questions, "What is you percentage of originals to limited edition prints?"Being a photographer, technically all my work is…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Heide Rainey Nov 19, 2018. 7 Replies

I am new to the Artshow world, in fact, 2019 will be my first season. I am in California so the number of shows available is limited compared to other areas of the country. I am a photographer and I…Continue

ISO Trimline tent California

Started Nov 17, 2018 0 Replies

I am in search of a Trimline tent. I am in Southern California. Willing to drive somewhat or pay for reasonable shipping if the price is right on a good tent.Continue

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Heide Rainey replied to Sheri Kowalski's discussion What do you do with your inventory after you throw in the towel?
"Hi Sheri. I am in the exact position as you. Photographer that tried art shows at the encouragement of a friend that has made her living with it. People seemed to love my work, but no sales. It seems photography doesn’t do well at art shows. I…"
Jan 25, 2020
Heide Rainey replied to Anna M.'s discussion WANTED: 7' Oatmeal or Black - Pro Panels for 10'x10' Booth - California
"If you are still looking, I am in Riverside and have 9 dark grey pro panels with the stabilization bars and hangars. If you are interested, text me at 951 398 9873"
Jan 25, 2020

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At 11:00pm on November 13, 2016, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Heide. 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 8:40am on November 3, 2016, Christina L. Towell said…
Hello Heide,
Welcome to AFI! We're delighted to have you joining us, newbie! Please have a look around and make yourself at home...lots of helpful information here. Thanks for signing up and best of luck as you move forward.

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