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Janet Glatz
  • Female
  • Durham, ME
  • United States
  • Acrylic
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Sportsman Expos for selling wildlife art

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Hinde Sep 28, 2012. 7 Replies

Anyone have any advice about these?  I know they often have artists included, and since about a third of my stuff is wildlife, thought I might try it.Continue

Camping out at art fairs and festivals

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karole Bowlds Jun 27, 2012. 11 Replies

For the first time, we will be staying at a nearby campground during an art show.  You artists/artisans who do this--could you give me some pointers??  I'm not a stranger to camping, but this could…Continue

Tags: overnights, camping

Clip on LED lights for displays

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Hufman Aug 14, 2012. 11 Replies

I've been looking into buying 3 or 4 clip on LED lights (9 inches long each) to help highlight my paintings at shows. Has anyone had any experience with these?  I'd love some input. Thank you!Continue

I'm another Newbie to AFI, but not to art shows

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karole Bowlds Jun 19, 2012. 9 Replies

I would love to hear from other east coast artists, particularly from New York to Maine, inc. New Hampshire.Continue


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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Art in the Park, South Portland, Maine
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Interacting with so many people; learning from other exhibitors; finding buyers who love my work.
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Found it browsing.

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Promoters and their grandiose predictions

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 6:00pm 9 Comments

This past weekend I participated in a waterfront show on the grounds of one of the state's foremost hotels. I paid $400 to enter this show (jury fee included). The promotor, in his call for artists blurb, raved about the great sales and huge crowds his show (this being the 5th year) had been experiencing. One would think a place as touristy as this would have more than the average attendance. Perhaps better sales too. However, I noted that this year the show had fewer entrants than last…


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At 1:19pm on August 27, 2012, Connie Mettler gave Janet Glatz a gift
Thank you, Janet, for referring Mimi Wiggin to Art Fair Insiders.
At 6:30am on June 29, 2012, Karole Bowlds said…

Just put you on the friends list here!!

Have a great time this weekend- enjoy, rest after the show closes, and make some sales!!!

At 3:41pm on June 28, 2012, Jacquelyn Zajac said…

Very funny, yes hope we see you, Jackie

At 9:20pm on June 27, 2012, Jacquelyn Zajac said…

Oh, and I forgot we love lobsters throw a few in the cooler on your way down...just kidding. Jackie

At 9:19pm on June 27, 2012, Jacquelyn Zajac said…

Hi again, yes good luck if you come down here, text me or email me and we'll try to touch base, thanks and have a great year! Jackie

At 2:19pm on June 15, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

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