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Pete Palagonia
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  • Danbury, CT
  • United States
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Gallery versus Booth/Show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pete Palagonia Sep 29, 2010. 10 Replies

Heres another question where no hard answer is applicable but different points of view are more than welcome.Heres the scenario...Theres a gallery on a corner thats one of the best in town. You have…Continue

We all have parameters in picking shows, whats the lowest you guys would go for a booth fee before its too risky?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Hinde Sep 17, 2010. 10 Replies

I'd personally say less that $250 and the show begins to have more red flags than usual.  Not that anything above that price for a booth guarantee's anything, but it would seem thats where the…Continue

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Years in the Art Fair Business
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What are the best things about art fairs
Money and Social interaction between artist and patron
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At 4:09pm on February 19, 2011, Connie Mettler said…
Good, Pete. I hope that works. Once an art fair, before I was opening a bottle of nail polish and really pressing hard and it broke in two and really gashed my finger. Luckily my friend was along who is a vet tech and she knew what to do..just washed it and bandaged it tightly. It was very scary but even the scar is gone now. The moral: don't be doing your nails before the show.
At 9:32am on February 19, 2011, Connie Mettler said…
OMG, Pete. I hope you are all right and at the very least taking the day off today!
At 7:57pm on September 1, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to, Pete. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

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