"I have signed up for the shows that I was accepted to last year that have automatically accepted us for 2021. They have waived the jury fee so there will be no financial commitment until the booth fee is due. By that time, we may have…"
"I've noticed a lot of ads on Facebook for a small portable "air conditioner" that appears to really be a battery operated fan that you put water in to make it more of a air conditioner. Has anyone tried this?"
"In order to receive unemployment benefits someone has to have paid into unemployment in your name. Normally, the employer pays into unemployment on each of its employee's behalf - by name and social security number. I'm not…"
"You are correct that once the work is created it is copyrighted. But, I believe it has to be registered before you can file a lawsuit. I'm not sure of the outcome, but I do think that there is a difference between a painting hanging…"
"I understand (but don't approve) of letting in the buy/sell at shows having trouble filling their spots. But I don't understand why shows are letting in buy/sell when they are turning down truly handmade art and have waitlists."
"I use Hotwire all the time and this only happened to me once. It was for a show in a small town without many hotel rooms and it was the day the acceptances went out. I attributed it to everyone who got accepted immediately getting on…"
"We only did Black Swamp once, 2 or 3 years ago. We make silver jewelry. We did OK. The set up is hard because you have to do it at 6:00 a.m. in the dark. It's very friendly and everyone is helpful. It is a college…"
"We have done Lake Forest for several years. It is a good location in a wealthy neighborhood. We make silver jewelry and have consistently had good shows there. I can't comment on how wall art does. We live in the Chicago…"
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