"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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