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Maria Oliva Tyra
  • Female
  • Clawson, MI
  • United States
  • pen & ink, watercolors,…
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Embellished Giclee's…Reproductions or originals?

Started this discussion. Last reply by sandhi schimmel gold Feb 7, 2014. 7 Replies

I'm sure I'm opening a can of worms with this question…but here goes...Recently a friend did a show where an artist took giclee's and painted extra elements on them them and then sold them. (Not…Continue

Tags: fairs, jury, art, originals, reproductions

Dustcover troubles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Hinde Jan 22, 2013. 7 Replies

Hello all, I've a question about doing your own framing. I've been having a lot of problems with getting the dustcover smooth. I' ve been using frames that are made of resin or molded plastic and…Continue

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Your Medium
pen & ink, watercolors, mixed media
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
2011 Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale. It was it's first show and my first show...kinda fitting. Had a wonderful experience and now I'm hooked.
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"Back Up" Art… you have it?

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 12:14pm 6 Comments

      Last weekend (June 2-3) I did Farmington's Art on the Grand for the first time. It was a lovely town and seemed like it would be a lovely art fair. They had live music…nice live music, artsy live music. Classical in the morning, folksy in the afternoon, and jazzy in the evening. That was perfect…it was backdrop music and was the perfect volume to enjoy and still be able to talk to your customer. The crowd was…


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At 7:43pm on July 13, 2012, Maria Oliva Tyra said…
Wyandotte.....4 days in my life I'll never get back :(
At 2:59pm on May 3, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
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