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Joseph Magnano
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ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Mettler Mar 21. 4 Replies

Artists, this is a time for you to stand up for yourself and be the artist you created of yourself. It's time to get rid of the selfish sharks and let organizers that lead with their heart come…Continue

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Lynn McAleer commented on Joseph Magnano's blog post ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!
"Well, I had to put in a dispute with the bank against Vintage Market Days of Columbus Ohio. Tons of emails until you ask for your money back :::cricket sounds::: NOTHING!! This is disgusting, most artists have very little coming in with all these…"
Mar 25
Jacki Bilsborrow commented on Joseph Magnano's blog post ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!
"Barry Bernstein started a threads over a week ago for a place to post cancelations.  People have posted about shows that are no giving refunds.  You can find Barry's post in the laft hand column on the Home page.  It is called…"
Mar 23
Connie Mettler replied to Joseph Magnano's discussion ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!
"Anger is not the answer. Panic is not the answer. But our brains get stuck sometimes in that mode. I too am wondering how the small non-profit events are going to do with this. Many of them all volunteer and their profits usually go to support arts…"
Mar 21
Mark Zirinsky commented on Joseph Magnano's blog post ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!
"I was also quite surprised to learn that Rio is only refunding 20%.  Having been a business owner for 40+ years, with physical facilities, and expenses (property taxes, insurance, utilities, employees, workman's comp, mortgage, the list…"
Mar 21
Linnea Lahlum replied to Joseph Magnano's discussion ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!
"My accepted shows (May and June) that I have been in contact with have all been very supportive. They have said they will send full booth fee refunds, less Zapp fees. I understand that those fees have already been paid. I think it is reasonable to…"
Mar 20
Richard L. Sherer replied to Joseph Magnano's discussion ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!
"Robert Wallis, exactly. I'm involved with a small local  one-day show that was to have been held at our church. The regional church admin has closed all churches. Our show admin has already paid out for advertising. I have suggested…"
Mar 20
Robert Wallis replied to Joseph Magnano's discussion ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!
"That sounds good in practice. So what happens when it's a show close to the deadline and the advertising has already gone out and the festival organizers are committed to paying for advertising and billboards that have already ran? Most shows…"
Mar 20
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ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!

Artists, this is a time for you to stand up for yourself and be the artist you created of yourself. It's time to get rid of the selfish sharks and let organizers that lead with their heart come in. BOYCOTT ANY Art Fair NOT giving full refunds and put them on notice.  When art fair makes the decision not to give you a full refund for not coming through on what you paid for they are letting you know they do not possess the proper liability tools to be accountable which makes them unfit to be…See More
Mar 20
Joseph Magnano posted a discussion

ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!!!

Artists, this is a time for you to stand up for yourself and be the artist you created of yourself. It's time to get rid of the selfish sharks and let organizers that lead with their heart come in. BOYCOTT ANY Art Fair NOT giving full refunds and put them on notice.  When art fair makes the decision not to give you a full refund for not coming through on what you paid for they are letting you know they do not possess the proper liability tools to be accountable which makes them unfit to be…See More
Mar 20
Connie Mettler left a comment for Joseph Magnano
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Joseph. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the…"
Feb 4
Christina L. Towell left a comment for Joseph Magnano
"Hi Joseph, Welcome to AFI!  We're thrilled to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site informative, inspirational and fun!  Thanks for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck as…"
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ARTISTS - BOYCOTT ALL ART FAIRS NOT GIVING FULL REFUNDS!

Posted on March 20, 2020 at 12:02pm 3 Comments

Artists, this is a time for you to stand up for yourself and be the artist you created of yourself. It's time to get rid of the selfish sharks and let organizers that lead with their heart come in. 

BOYCOTT ANY Art Fair NOT giving full refunds and put them on notice.  When art fair makes the decision not to give you a full refund for not coming through on what you paid for they are letting you know they do…

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At 8:47am on February 3, 2020, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Joseph,

Welcome to AFI!  We're thrilled to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site informative, inspirational and fun!  Thanks for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck as you proceed.

At 9:17pm on February 4, 2020, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Joseph. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.

Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.

Check out our code of conduct to understand the rules of the site.

Each of us is unique and has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on ArtFairInsiders.com.

Best wishes, Connie Mettler

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