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Stewart Rein
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Pauline Haas-Vaughn Jul 3, 2013. 12 Replies

Has anyone participated in the Tulsa International Mayfest or the Kansas City Art Festival in the Power and Light District?  Both are on the same weekend in May.  Assuming I am accepted to both,…Continue


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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Avondale, AZ
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Selling my work and meeting the other artists.
Best show ever and why
An Occasion for the Arts
It is well organized, well attended, and attracts a buying audience. The promoter is also a show artists and is absolutely on top of what artists require. It has been a consistent very good show for me.
Worst show ever and why
Litchfield fine arts festival. The show is a skeleton of what it once was and although there is a decent amount of visitors, they just don't buy much of anything.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
I have been a member for years but couldn't remember my sign in information.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I am as wide eyed as anyone when I attend an art show. The work I see is elevating to say the least.

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Deserves a shout out

Posted on June 28, 2016 at 8:13am 5 Comments

In 2014, my wife and I participated in the Occassion for the Art in Williamsburg, VA.   This show remains our best show.  Last year, we arrived in Williamsburg in the middle of two solid weeks of rain.  Our RV trailer was up to its hubs in mud but since the show was on solid ground, we didn't worry too much.  What did worry us and the promoter, Leo Charette, who is also a show photographer, was the forecast of a hurricane taking aim on the area.  The storm didn't directly hit us but as it…


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At 10:16am on March 22, 2020, Stewart Rein said…

No framed pieces with glazing.  I ship matted prints, large canvas, metal and acrylic.  The prices for matted prints and canvas have shipping costs built in.  Metal and acrylic shipping costs are paid by my collectors at cost.  I have never had anyone turn that down.  

At 8:11pm on March 21, 2020, Jay Snively said…

Hi Stewart,

Thank you for responding to my question in the forum about taking orders as opposed to selling the pieces hanging in the booth.

Do you ship framed pieces with glazing?

Jay Snively

At 7:07pm on April 28, 2018, Connie Mettler gave Stewart Rein a gift
Thank you, Stewart, for referring Johnny L. Smith to Art Fair Insiders.
At 12:15pm on November 27, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

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