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Kale Van Leeuwen
  • Male
  • Shawnee, KS
  • United States
  • Mixed Media Paintings
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Kale Van Leeuwen's Discussions

Winter Park - Do I need a Florida Tax ID.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant Mar 10, 2015. 2 Replies

I contacted the Winter Park show, which I will be doing in two weeks.  They don't seem to be able to tell me if I have to file for a Tax ID # in Florida or if I can just fill out a one time tax form…Continue

Tags: taxes, ID#, florida, park, tax

Ann Arbor - The Original. To go or not to go.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barrie Lynn Bryant Feb 15, 2015. 1 Reply

So I applied to the Ann Arbor Art Fair.  Mainly on a whim, wanting to see if I could get it, as it is 12 hours away from where I live.  I have read the reviews and the comments on it.  I am torn -…Continue

Tags: Original, The, Arbor, Ann

Brookside Art Fair: Outside Booth or Inside the Big Tent Booth?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connie Mettler Feb 18, 2015. 10 Replies

So I just checked Zapplication today and found that I was invited to the Brookside Art Annual - very excited.  Now I must decide.  A booth in the big tent they put up or an outside booth.  There is a…Continue

Tags: Annual, Art, Brookside

Help me win a Showoff Tent

Started Jul 15, 2014 0 Replies

I am one of the five finalists in the Showoff Canopy Giveaway. Please vote for me, Kale Van Leeuwen to win.  I would really appreciate it.…Continue

Tags: Art, New, Win., Leeuwen, Van


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Profile Information

Your Medium
Mixed Media Paintings
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Westport Art Fair, Kansas City, MO, 2012
What is your website?
Best show ever and why
Plaza Art Fair, 2014. Great Sales, great location. Dream show for me to do.
Worst show ever and why
2013, Lee's Summit Art Fair. Bad attendance, very little sales. Nothing good to say really.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
found it on google search

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At 11:17am on March 21, 2016, Lynne McDonald said…
Hi Kale,
I'm looking to upgrade my booth to propanals and wondered if you might share with me where you got yours. And which hangers you went with.
Thank you for any advice in advance!!
At 10:41pm on July 10, 2013, Jacki Bilsborrow gave Kale Van Leeuwen a gift
Thank you so much Kale for your review on Artfest Midwest, the Other Show. We really appreciate your help.
At 9:52pm on June 10, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Kale Van Leeuwen a gift
Kale, thanks so much for all your support. It is appreciated!
At 6:48pm on February 24, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

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

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