"That's one of the worst things, for me. Like I might have thought about getting back out there, were there any shows, if everyone (gov included) was taking masks and distancing and keeping others safe seriously, but it just isn't…"
"And I certainly like selling to people face to face better (plus, not packing things to ship lol). I'm 35 but have been doing shows with my father (who's got 50+years as an artist) since I was, well, like 5, but actually working a booth in…"
"The IRS website finally updated to say that my father will be getting a check sent out for him on May 1st, even though he's got social security so it should have been a direct deposit. We'll see if it actually does up. I've been…"
"Grand Marais Arts Festival (MN) has been cancelled. Was to happen in July, but they're not sure what the state is going to look like and it sounds like they're having money and support problems. They only got through the jurying, so no…"
"Remember that many of the galleries and shops (if you're looking to wholesale through smaller places for fine art and craft and not, like, commercial stuff) right now are probably going to be closed and/or uncertain of their future. Not sure…"
"This is what’s in the senate bill that’s now in the house to be voted on.
The 'not able or available to work' part sounds like a good way to not pay a lot of people who aren't "directly" affected by…"
"That sucks, man.
I've started emailing shows and asking, so far just the ones I've been accepted to and have paid for or am going to pay for, about what plans they have (re money) for if the show gets canceled. Am planning to ask…"
"I'm also more worried about show promotors cancelling shows just because they got worked up by watching the news. (last year was the first time in 30 years I've had a show cancel out completely due to weather, questionably, so now of…"
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