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Jennifer Johansson
  • Female
  • Carbondale, IL
  • United States
  • Mixed Media
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In search of a Midwestern August 2014 Show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Mettler Feb 26, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi friends! I am still in search of a quality August 2014 in the Midwest. Any suggestions?In the past I have participated in Bucktown Arts Festival in Chicago and the Midsummer Festival of the Arts…Continue

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Mixed Media
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Art on the Lawn - Rockford, IL
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What are the best things about art fairs
Being a part of an artist community and getting a chance to get my work out in front of people.
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Lincoln Park Art & Music Festival 2013 - A Bad Time Had by All

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 3:35pm 31 Comments

I hate that my the first review I do for the Art Fair Insiders is a poor one, but I need to get the word out about this stinker of a show!

I spent the weekend at the Lincoln Park Art and Music Festival, in one of the most affluent neighborhoods in Chicago. As a first timer to this show, I didn't know what to expect, but I was excited about this one. I usually do well in urban areas. 

The second we checked in for set-up, I knew we were in for trouble. We were handed name badges…


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At 2:28pm on August 28, 2013, Michael Bryant said…

Great to meet you this weekend, too. Here's to a future with no crappy shows! Drinks For Everyone!! Huzzah!!

Too much?

At 3:43pm on May 28, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

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

When you have a chance, please 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.

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