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Tammie T Everly
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • United States
  • Jewelry =mixed medium, polymer…
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Moving to FL this Summer and Starting from Scratch...

Started Feb 8, 2016 0 Replies

Hi AFI Friends,I am a Navy wife in Virginia, and we just got orders to the Daytona Beach, FL area where my husband will be teaching at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  I would like any advice…Continue

Tags: florida, beach, daytona


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Tammie T Everly replied to Kathleen V. Smith's discussion Suggestions PLEASE on a waterproofing or scotch guarding spray for our canopy!
"I have an EZUP which served me well for years. Last season I noticed it wasn't as waterproof as it had been and things were getting damp when it rained, as the water was misting thru the canvas. Another artist recommended Starbrite, a marine…"
Oct 2, 2019

Profile Information

Your Medium
Jewelry =mixed medium, polymer clay, resin, wire, beading, assemblage, ephemera
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
First show was me being signed up, against my will by a friend to do an Elementary school in 2011. First 'real' high end, juried show- 2013 Gosport Fine Arts Festival, Portsmouth, VA
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Seeing people as excited about my work as I am.
Best show ever and why
Gosport Fine Arts Festival 2013- My first juried, two day, outdoor show. The staff was amazing, the volunteers were great, my sales were excellent and to top it off I won the Award for Distinction in Jewelry!
Worst show ever and why
Grassfield HS Spring show. Poor advertising, poor attendance, unorganized, terrible spot
Who referred you to Please be specific.
Found on the internet while looking for information on doing higher end shows
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm a self taught artist & serendipitous tinkerer.

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My Second Sleepover Show - 2017 'The Beaches Art Fest' - Jacksonville Beach,

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

I am pretty new to the FL art scene having lived here just over a year, but I want to share a quick post about THE BEACHES ART FEST in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

I have Participated in the spring show in St. Augustine, FL put on by the Holiday Art Show promotion team. Lynn Wettach, the organizer is very warm and supportive person who really seems to care about her artists and the event that she is running. 

The Beaches Art Fest is a relatively new event as I understand it, only in…


My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 9:01am 5 Comments

St. Augustine FL Old Town Art Show

The link above is my blog post with pictures and such, about my experience at the Old Town Art Show in St. Augustine, FL.

Some points that were not mentioned were: 

1. Very easy load in and out

2. Super easy, free and convenient artist parking

3. Everyone has a corner booth



Seeking Advice for Establishing Myself in Florida

Posted on January 13, 2017 at 5:11pm 12 Comments

Hi Friends,

I am a military wife and jewelry artist. I moved for my husbands job from Virginia to Florida a few months ago. As I have been making attempts to re-establish myself here in Florida [New Smyrna Beach/Volusia County] I am hitting some crazy road blocks and I was wondering if any FL artists could share their perspective with me.

I know every state is different, but FL seems to have a lot of extra hoops to jump through. I am being told that I need to pay & have a…


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At 11:37pm on May 19, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Tammie.  I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

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