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Peggy Crago
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  • Englewood, CO
  • United States
  • ceramics
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Peggy Crago replied to Steve Vaughn's discussion Showoff tent
"Where are you?  Clicking on the link above only goes to the picture."
Dec 21, 2020
Peggy Crago replied to Rick Wallace's discussion Another crazy idea....
"That's true.  People don't even like it, which baffles me.  At lower end shows, I'd hear comments about my work like you could get it cheaper at Target, and the like.  The pieces I give to Goodwill are not salable, or…"
Sep 8, 2020
Peggy Crago replied to Rick Wallace's discussion Another crazy idea....
"I was in Goodwill one day looking through the housewares when I spotted a beautiful tray and said, Oh, I love... oh, wait, that's mine.  Some work goes to them.  I tried putting pieces in the alley, but the high schoolers just broke…"
Sep 7, 2020
Peggy Crago replied to Raoul Duke's discussion Virus vs Art show. Will they show up?
"Since we don't know when (or if, possibly) it will hit, I have been holding off on canceling, but am concerned.  Shows, travel... it's always something."
Mar 1, 2020

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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
some awful thing in a church basement with the big seller being baseball caps with neon flashing signs on them; but then Strawberry Days in Glenwood Springs
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Sales (hopefully) but also the other artists.
Best show ever and why
Crested Butte AF - sales, location, artist treatment, in-state
Worst show ever and why
Too many to list with high compliments, low sales
Who referred you to Please be specific.
I think I found it on google while looking up for reviews on a show I was thinking of applying to.

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At 9:52pm on April 11, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

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

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