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Michelle Robison
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  • Napoleon, OH
  • United States
  • jewellery
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Are all the shows sales down? Are there any good ones?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer Sep 7, 2016. 35 Replies

Most shows,I barely make expenses. The last two,I lost my arse..I haven't done a show for a year, last one was Amy Amdur's "Bling" and that was another expensive one to do..Her Gold Coast show, we…Continue

Anyone do Gold Coast Show last wek end june 22-23 2014

Started Jun 25, 2014 0 Replies

We did the show, having remembered it from it's old location and it used to be so good, it really was the "gold coast"...  New location at Grant park is gorgeous, a lot of room and nicely laid out…Continue

Anyone do Bonita Springs this year , Jan or Feb

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Robison Feb 27, 2014. 3 Replies

I got into February Bonita Springs show but I had emergency surgery, bilateral mastectomy, breast cancer, so they let me switch to the March show since I wouldn't be recovered enough for travel...How…Continue

jury image

Started this discussion. Last reply by carrie jacobson Oct 15, 2013. 3 Replies

I'd like feedback on what to do with a just image..I was playing around with image and wondered if rotating it might make it more interesting in jury selection or leave it as is..The first two are…Continue


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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
0 Art Fair, 10 years Toy Fair and doll art shows
First show ever
Juried into Winter Park Art Festival for the first time,March 2012.
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting the customers direct for feedback and meeting other artists so we can network for the good of art.
Best show ever and why
Artists United...before 2000. It was a small group of artists displaying figurative art. We could hang out,vent, laugh,learn and nourish each other's souls...
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Found you through Google,searching for show reviews.

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Anyone here go Bling show in Highland Park Illinois ... total bust

Posted on November 16, 2015 at 11:03pm 6 Comments

Just got back from Bling show in Highland Park..Amdur productions show..I don't know what to think about her shows.She did a nice show, had munchies for artists and if they needed anything, they were accommodating..can't complain about that.. Amy even went through and purchased a few things from cheaper artists to help out..

Jury fee was only $15, we paid $450 for the space and $75 for electricity, inside venue, but half the exhibit space you'd have in a normal set up.. Good thing I…


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At 1:55am on June 24, 2014, Jacki Bilsborrow gave Michelle Robison a gift
Thank you, Michelle, for your review of the Gold Coast Art Festival. We appreciate your help.
At 11:11pm on March 11, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Michelle Robison a gift
Congrats on being awarded the Post of the Week - 3/11/13.
At 6:49pm on December 13, 2011, Connie Mettler said…

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

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At 12:57am on December 10, 2011, Lucia Friedericy said…

Hi--did we meet doing doll shows? I'm having a mind blank out, and I apologize!!!!



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