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Karen Gelbard
  • Pacific City, OR
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Turning a 10 x 10 Light Dome Canopy into a 15 x 10 without the top?Is it possible?

Started Jul 19, 2016 0 Replies

Does anybody have experience turning their 10 x 10 Light Dome Canopy into a 15 x 10 without the top? I have an indoor show coming up in a 15 x 10 space. I do not need the top but do need the frame…Continue

Tags: Canopy, Dome, Light

Lincoln Arts Festival-no jury results yet....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elle Heiligenstein Jun 1, 2013. 1 Reply

I applied to the Lincoln Arts Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska this year.  The date for jury results has passed ( 5/31) and no notification has appeared.Any idea what is going on?Has anyone done this…Continue

Light Dome Canopy Top For Sale

Started May 10, 2013 0 Replies

Light Dome Canopy Top $275.00 plus shipping.This is a basic top, no zippers. Used twice. In great shape. Start the season with a fresh looking canopy top!Call 503-965-6263email:…Continue

What is your "favorite" accounting method?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robin Aronson Jan 13, 2013. 14 Replies

It the year's end and I am sifting through receipts from traveling, doubling checking mileage and per diem rates for each city and wondering if I am using my accounting program correctly.  I have…Continue


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Wordpress Class

Posted on June 11, 2015 at 1:26pm 3 Comments

This month I took a Wordpress class to learn how to make a new webpage. Previously, I had used Yahoo Sitebuilder with its drag and drop design tools. Google reminded me that my website was not SEO, or search engine optimized. This was motivation enough to get thinking about what to do. That same week I sat down with some fellow artist to start a Facebook page for our local art group. We each brought our " computer". There was one iPad, one Samsung tablet, one laptop and various smart phones. It… Continue

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At 11:11pm on June 25, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Karen Gelbard a gift
Karen, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2015 Pledge Drive.
At 4:23pm on June 11, 2014, Connie Mettler gave Karen Gelbard a gift
Thanks so much for your pledge. I appreciate it and it really helps me with my mission of supporting the artists so they can earn a living in this crazy business.
At 3:01pm on October 18, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Karen Gelbard a gift
Thank you, Karen, for referring Dennis Belcher to Art Fair Calendar.
At 10:33pm on April 21, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to, Karen. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to getting to know you.

When you have a chance, please add a photo to your profile and stop by the Discussions area to introduce yourself. 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!

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At 10:28am on April 19, 2010, tom gross said…
So Karen,

Why don't I see Dennis on the site?
At 8:52am on April 19, 2010, tom gross said…
Hi Karen,
Welcome to the site - it is a great way to connect and network with artist throughout the country! - Were you sent to the site by the Dennis Belcher that I know? He is a wood turner that just moved to North Carolina from Peoria?

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