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Norma Riley
  • Female
  • Warner, OK
  • United States
  • sculpture
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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Dallas/Fairview November 17 18th 2012
What are the best things about art fairs
I love the other artist, it is wonderful to be around such creative people. And it is where I believe I fit in the most. Of course I love to talk to the patrons, and I like working in public.
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Posted on March 5, 2013 at 8:46pm 4 Comments

I am a newbie to entering shows, LOL the last time I entered shows I used slides so that should tell you something.

So when I had my work photographed by a friend who by the way did amazing photography I was so


But then I entered shows and was turned down time after time.

I couldn't figure out what was wrong.

Soon I had the fortune of meeting Lee Saxon Hays, I spoke to him about this problem I was

having, "he told me quick let me take a look" …


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At 10:32am on November 27, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

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

When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. 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 9:55pm on November 20, 2012, Vivian Leflore Mora said…

Norma, I think you had the best "debut" booth I've ever seen! I hope you took plenty of pics!


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