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John T Baun
  • Buffalo, NY
  • United States
  • Wood
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Rose Squared shows

Started this discussion. Last reply by Loren Fisher Apr 12, 2016. 1 Reply

Has anyone done a Rose Squared show? They are fairly regional in the N J area and was talked about at a show I was at over the weekend. I would appreciate any insight as my work is wood and fairly…Continue

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Apples to apples

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 8:45am 10 Comments

I have been reading the "Are there any good shows out there" and the latest about awards. While I agree that many shows are down and that judging is, many times, highly subjective and suspicious, I wanted to add a few words regarding the shows. One problem I have seen is that promoters are not doing their job real well. It is not that they do not advertise, although that is certainly true in many cases, it is that they do not target the advertising to the artists in the show. I have done two…


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At 4:51pm on February 2, 2016, Connie Mettler said…

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