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Mike Baker
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • United States
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ISO 10x10 Tent (No EZ-UP)

Started Jul 21 0 Replies

ISO a 10x10 tent (no EZ-UP) with awnings preferable as I'm planning to do my first outdoor art fair in September. I live in the Chicagoland area.Thanks,Mike B-rmsbaker@comcast.net1.630.247.1785Continue

ISO Dark Grey Pro Panel Extenders

Started Sep 9, 2018 0 Replies

Looking to rent or buy 9 dark grey propanel extenders (38.5" X 20). I live in Chicagoland.Thx,Mike B-Continue

Tags: dark-grey, Propanels

LTB Pro Panels for a 10x10 booth (living in Chicagoland)...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Baker Jul 30, 2018. 4 Replies

Hello;I'm living in the Chicagoland area-- looking to purchase at least 9 (black/dark grey) Pro Panels with braces to outfit a 10x10 booth.  Extenders also, if available.You can reply here, or send…Continue

Tags: Chicago, Panels, Pro

In search of Pro Panels (Black or Dark Grey)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Roberts Mar 6. 4 Replies

Wanting to purchase 7ft or 8ft black or dark grey Pro Panels (not knock-down) to outfit a 10x10 booth. Currently living in the Chicagoland area. Also looking for lighting equipment. Willing to travel…Continue

Tags: Illinois, Chicagoland, Chicago, Panels, Pro

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Mike Baker replied to Andrea Zupko Gill's discussion Full Display For Sale $2500 - Show Off Light Dome Canopy with 3 Awnings, 12 Dark Gray Pro Panels with Skirts, Lighting for Outdoor and Indoor and More
"Good one, Larry! Had to chuckle at this one! :-)"
Oct 21
Mike Baker replied to Larry Sohn's discussion Compare Art shows to corporate work
"Well, I'm still working in the corporate world for a major telecom company... Been working in the corporate world for 30 years and in parallel, I'm working my visual arts (photography) business in the margins (aka, in my spare time). Sure,…"
Oct 20
Mike Baker replied to James Wales's discussion Artist inside or outside their booth?
"I like that 1-5 approach! I've found customers typically spend a few seconds looking into your booth as they pass by. Therefore, I want to place the 'wow' image (photography) on the back wall that will entice them to either stop in…"
Oct 2
Mike Baker replied to James Wales's discussion Artist inside or outside their booth?
"I did my 1st outdoor show a couple of weeks ago...10x10 booth with an opening third on the back wall where I had a high chair placed behind my booth where I could see people entering my booth as well as seeing them view my work on an outside wall. I…"
Oct 2
Mike Baker replied to tricia d sutton's discussion selling art prints with no mat and what tape to use?
"You might try using Self-adhesive photo corners. You can get them from places like Hobby Lobby, Michaels. They come in packs of 108 pieces for about $3. You can place the corners on your backing board, then slip your image into each of the four…"
Sep 19
Mike Baker replied to Robert Rydin's discussion Add four awnings to your Trimline Tent - double your wall space! 1/2 price Chicago Area
"Do you still have your awnings for Trimline for sale? I'm looking for two 30" and a 54" awnings...I live in Bolingbrook, IL."
Sep 7
Mike Baker replied to Rebecca Dodson's discussion 10x20 Trimline Canopy Top for sale-never been used!
"Hi Revecca; I'll have to back out as I found a local canopy. Thank you, Mike B-"
Aug 2
Mike Baker replied to Rebecca Dodson's discussion 10x20 Trimline Canopy Top for sale-never been used!
"Hello; I'll get in line behind Alan. Could you also provide pics of the tent set up please. Thanks in advance! Mike B- rmsbaker@comcast.net"
Jul 31
Mike Baker replied to Robert Pennor's discussion Tent for sale
"I received email from Robert that tent was sold already."
Jul 26
Mike Baker posted a discussion

ISO 10x10 Tent (No EZ-UP)

ISO a 10x10 tent (no EZ-UP) with awnings preferable as I'm planning to do my first outdoor art fair in September. I live in the Chicagoland area.Thanks,Mike B-rmsbaker@comcast.net1.630.247.1785See More
Jul 21
Mike Baker replied to Robert Pennor's discussion Tent for sale
"Hi Robert; Is this tent still available? I also sent you email. Thx, Mike B-"
Jul 16

Profile Information

Your Medium
Photography
Years in the Art Fair Business
3
First show ever
One of a Kind Holiday Show, Chicago
What is your website?
http://www.3rdeyephotographic.com
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting/talking with people, selling your work
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Fellow artist
What is one fun fact about yourself?
Fun-loving

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At 9:10am on January 19, 2018, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Mike,

Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to meet you and hope you'll take advantage of everything the site has to offer.  Thanks for subscribing and best of luck as you move forward.

At 9:47pm on January 19, 2018, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Mike. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.

Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.

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