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Bill and Jon Slade
  • Male
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • United States
  • Glass
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Woods Sep 10, 2010. 9 Replies

This unit has just been released/ looks real slick and rates are great with NO CONTRACT// I-phone app.//do not know about additional fees yet/ PCI and air time etc?? Reader is $179 -25% online and at…Continue


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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Riverside Art Festival, Jax. Fl 1979
What is your website?
http://Bill Slade Glass .com
What are the best things about art fairs
Friendships/ Sales/ Money/ and the sense of accomplishment
Who referred you to Please be specific.

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Posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:37pm 0 Comments

 We were  scheduled to participate in Paragon's Sarasota Fine Art Festival this past weekend;  but the FLU did me in; stopping me cold in my tracks. So any, and all comments, opinions ,etc would be very informative, and greatly appreciated by all who are members here.We have heard from a few friends that  they did well; but the more imput the better. Thanks - safe travels ,and stay well 


Posted on May 25, 2012 at 12:05pm 7 Comments

 This  has been posted before by others- as we are asked for donations all the time; one may want to keep this article in mind.  There is no tax benefits for the artist; pieces are usually sold for pennies on the dollar with no reserve minimums, and it is rare to get any business afterward- and if so the prospective buyer wants an unreal deal (like at the auction). Read on, and protect yourself.  



Barry Cohen- R.I.P.

Posted on March 18, 2012 at 10:01am 15 Comments

Barry lost his life this past Friday in a auto accident on I-95- traveling to an art festival. Over the past 20 plus years we have been great art fair friends. His acrylic sculptures were highly admired, and always top notch- he too was a perfectionist. He was always a joy to have as a neighbor. We had recently figured out a summer schedule- which included using our N.J. home as a staging point. I know he would have been really upset if another friend had lost their life, because of tire or…


$$$$500,000 AWARDS-- The EPOCH PROJECT--

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 5:04pm 3 Comments

 ART & TECHNOLOGY competition-- April 3-14, 2013--- Jacksonville, Florida- downtown Jacksonville locations -  modeled after ArtPrize- just announced - WOW !!!!

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 11:18pm on March 01, 2010, Connie Mettler gave Bill and Jon Slade a gift
Thanks for referring Bill to the site!
At 11:17am on July 17, 2010, geri a. wegner said…
Wow, your clamshells and bullets are gorgeous. I wish you showed in south Florida. I would love to see your work in person.
At 6:12pm on September 15, 2010, Connie Mettler gave Bill and Jon Slade a gift
Happy birthday! I hope it is a great year for you with lots of fun today. Make the best of it and enjoy the day. Thanks for being here and we hope you'll be here next year to celebrate again.
At 2:46pm on November 17, 2010, Connie Mettler gave Bill and Jon Slade a gift
Thank you, Bill, for referring Dann Jackson to Art Fair Insiders.
At 4:57pm on February 9, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

Congrats, Bill and Jon, on you award this weekend at Mount Dora. Well deserved!

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