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Tim Self
  • Atoka, OK
  • United States
  • 2-D
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Summit Art Fest bummer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nels Johnson Aug 27, 2013. 5 Replies

Yesterday I was accepted/invited to attend this show.  I went onto Zapp and accepted the show.  I then replied back to the sender requesting if there were still corner booths available before I…Continue

Mosiacs in St. Charles Mo.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruth Jellema Jun 25, 2013. 2 Replies

What if anything can anyone tell me about this show?  I have been accepted and am wondering what type of atmosphere does this venue presents.  Artsy? Crafty? Upscale? This is the furthest we've…Continue

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Bella Vista Arts and Craft Festival
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Mosiacs Art Festival

Posted on September 18, 2013 at 12:24am 7 Comments

This was my first time at this show and there was mixed reviews from the artists.  Even though it was my first time, I, as well as numerous others believe the attendance was less than expected.  Weather was PERFECT and maybe that contributed to it.

My "art" is not traditional in the since.  I produce fine writing instruments. OK, ink pens but unique and one of a kind.  We even heard another artist complaining to the next booth about them "letting a pen turner" in an art…


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At 4:27pm on June 3, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

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