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Sonya Shannon
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Photographer / Artist Display Easel - $75

Started Aug 11, 2018 0 Replies

Make your photos / artwork stand out at the fair with this French sidewalk-style display easel! The easel is made of sturdy metal, coated black. Elegant swirls and peaks echo the French…Continue

Tags: photo, artist, display, easel

Seeking 10' x 10' Tent in Colorado

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barton Gernandt Sep 25, 2017. 5 Replies

I'm looking to rent or buy a 10' x 10' art tent for summer shows. I'm based in Colo Springs, so prefer something on the Front Range if possible, but am willing to drive if the price is right. Thanks!Continue

Tags: Colorado, x, 10', tent, display

Complete Pro Panel Set For Sale - Colorado Springs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sonya Shannon Apr 7, 2017. 9 Replies

Complete set of gently used light grey Pro Panel display walls for sale - enough to fill a 20'x10' tent or indoor double-booth.If you are NEW to showing your art / photography / crafts at fairs, this…Continue

Tags: Walls, Display, Panels, Pro

Set of Clamp-on Lights and Accessories for Sale in Colorado Springs

Started Apr 4, 2017 0 Replies

This is a wonderful set of lights! Very versatile and draws a lot of attention to your display for indoor shows, fairs, and expos, or for permanent installation in your store. New, this cost $935…Continue

Tags: indoor, clamp-on, show, lighting, lights

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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Denver BMS Celebration Metaphysical Fair, Sept. 2014
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
the artists, the crowd, the venues
Best show ever and why
Mile Hi Church Holiday Craft Fair December 2016 - broke all records for a single-day!
Worst show ever and why
Handmade in Colorado on Pearl Street Mall in Boulder - cold, raining, no traffic, heckled by pedestrians, zero sales & tent was never delivered by organizer
Who referred you to Please be specific.
web searches
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I worked on Star Trek III: The Search for Spock waaaay back when I was about 23 years old, living in Toronto, Canada

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At 11:40pm on April 4, 2017, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Sonya. 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.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.
Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.
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