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Jim Harris
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  • New Lenox, IL
  • United States
  • Wood
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What color for mesh panels looks more professional?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristi Sloniger May 20, 2011. 6 Replies

I'm a newbie on the art fair market.  I have a Light Dome canopy.  I need to buy some mesh panels.  Most of what I've seen are white, but I've seen that you can special order colors.  Creative…Continue

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Display stands for sculpture

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leslie Turner Jul 1, 2011. 6 Replies

I'm fairly new to this forum and new to the art fair business.  I'm a wood sculptor and as such need stands to display my art.  I've researched a number of sites and have some ideas.  My question is,…Continue


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Jim Harris replied to Dave Rizzo's discussion 12 grey pro-panel pedestals for sale
"Do you still have these pedestals? I'm interested. I live in the Chicago area. Easiest way to reach me is my email;"
Oct 11, 2019

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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Artwalk at the Promenade, Bollingbrook, IL.
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Interacting with collectors and networking.
Worst show ever and why
Barrington, IL 2012 - No sales.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Learned about it on smARTist tellesummit 2011.

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Long Grove Art Fest and Wine Tasting

Posted on August 24, 2011 at 12:28pm 2 Comments

Well once the surprise weather past and they let us leave the fire station we got all set up.  I set my tent up Friday night and it was very easy in and out.  I got the display all set up Saturday after they let us go back to our tents.  Due to the weather everything was about 2 hours late in starting.  The organizers were great.  The volunteers kept us supplied with water (more than the 2 times advertised) through out the day, both Saturday and Sunday.  Once the storms past Saturday was a…


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At 1:59pm on April 15, 2011, ROSSELLO DAMIANO gave Jim Harris a gift
At 9:17pm on March 5, 2011, Connie Mettler said…

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

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