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Rosie Wilhelm
  • Female
  • Round Lake, IL
  • United States
  • Oil, Acrylic, Pastel
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Deer Park Art Fair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosie Wilhelm Feb 28, 2018. 2 Replies

I have been accepted to the Deer Park Art Show, September 1-2, 2018 in Deer Park, IL.  Has anyone had any experience with this show?  I can't seem to find any insight.  Thank you in advance!RosieContinue

Tags: Show, Art, Park, Deer


Started Apr 21, 2017 0 Replies

Does anyone have any mesh panels they are looking to sell?  I am in the Northeast Illinois - Southeast Wisconsin area.  I thought I would look here first.  Thank you!RosieContinue

Tags: Panels, Mesh

Monumental Art Fair - Racine, Wisconsin - ANY ADVICE?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linnea Lahlum Apr 22, 2017. 5 Replies

I would like anyone's experience with this show.  I am new to the art fair shows and this will be my first show this year.  I am wondering how the crowds are.Thanks!RosieContinue

Tags: WI, Racine, Fair, Art, Monumental

Wells Street Art Fair, Chicago, IL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosie Wilhelm Feb 16, 2017. 12 Replies

I have been invited to exhibit at this art fair.  It will be my second one.  Has anyone had any recent experience with this fair?  I am wondering how sales would be.Continue

Tags: Fair, Art, Street, Wells


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Profile Information

Your Medium
Oil, Acrylic, Pastel
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
6.6.2015 - Lake Villa, IL
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting the People!
Best show ever and why
The Monument Art Fair in 2017. I did really well and met alot of great people! I also got great advise from artists and made some new friends.
Worst show ever and why
One show where they wouldn't let us use our tents because of the wind and then it started to snow. hehehe
Who referred you to Please be specific.
I don't remember. I think I did a search on google for Art Fairs and found the site.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I have won Demolition Derbys!

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Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL 

Dates: 9/29-30/2018

Time: 10AM - 5PM

Weather, Saturday, 50-60 degrees, cloudy

Sunday: 50 degrees, rain off and on all day

Load In: Friday night 6-7pm. no early check in since they have to close off the street. Saturday morning 6-9:30am.

Load Out: Sunday, 5pm. Everything has to be broke down and at the curb before you can get a sticker in…


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At 7:04pm on December 17, 2017, Paula Decker Haynes said…

Thanks Rosie. I am so glad that you are pleased. I have not received mine yet but there is plenty of time still. Merry Christmas.

At 12:43pm on July 10, 2017, Connie Mettler gave Rosie Wilhelm a gift
Thank you, Rosie, for this support of our website. I hope it is helpful to you and you flourish in the business.
At 12:11am on July 16, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Rosie Wilhelm a gift
Rosie, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2015 Pledge Drive.
At 6:26pm on June 25, 2015, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Rosemary.  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.

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At 7:59am on June 25, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Rosemary,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're delighted to have you join us here and hope you'll take some time to look around and make yourself at home.  Thanks and continued success.


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