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Steve. Apple replied to carrie jacobson's discussion How old are YOU? Where are the young artists?
"Richard appel here.  I turned 70 in March and stopped doing shows sold van w 212,000 miles a bought a Subaru no more shows.  Selling off website miss a few of my friends. In balboa on vacation and met a neighbor of yours.   Freely…"
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Shipping to someone's shipper overseas

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 9:00am 13 Comments

Recently received an email telling me that someone in australia wanted to purchase my work in quantity.

this is what i got, i would like some opinions from anyone.   I have heard these email's are not to be trusted  

How are you doing today! I'm very much interested in purchasing some of

>> your products but firstly i want to make an inquiry if you can ship

>> directly to us here in Australia…


What happen to the GROUPS

Posted on December 2, 2015 at 10:52pm 18 Comments

Would love to know why the people who run this site got ride of the groups.  When I go into afi the only group i get are directors and organizers.   I belonged to the southwest group and we had some great discussions we shared info.  NOW NOTHING!  Can not even find this group.  What is going on ?   Help

having trouble with the afi website

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 11:37am 5 Comments

I do not know if i am the only one. but when i get on afi and put in groups One group comes up (organizers and directors).  I try to bring up other groups that i am in, but nothing comes up.  I get a message that says i am not in any groups.  how do i fix this problem and is anyone else having this problem

Proof that work is not buy/sell (Receipts)

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 2:30am 13 Comments

This issue has been dragged thru the mud many times but thought i would add to it.   Doing a show in Prescott Az. that is put on the Mountain Artist Guild.   Shows in prescott have a reputation for letting a LOT of buy/sell into their shows.  But this year I read that those doing clothing are required to have receipts for their materials.   Am hoping this will become a trend with the MAG shows but will see.  When i went to get my booth suggested that everyone supply receipts for their…


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At 6:48pm on June 9, 2015, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Steve.  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 9:04am on June 5, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Thanks, Steve...I'm familiar with contra dancing but will have to look into pickleball, sounds like fun and something i could actually be good at...

At 8:34am on June 5, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Steve,
Welcome to AFI! We're so happy to have you joining us here and hope you'll take some time to look around and make yourself at home. I'm not familiar with pickleball, how does it work?


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