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Wallace Fuller
  • Maysville, KY
  • United States
  • Artist Husband
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Wallace Fuller commented on Nels johnson's blog post How I am surviving in these Covid Times...and how I spent my summer
"Lu is still painting and we are living on our farm in Kentucky. I have been in and out of hospitals since September of 2018. I just returned from my fourth left knee operation on Friday. I have had two knee replacements and two clean out the knee…"
Oct 30
Wallace Fuller commented on Nels johnson's blog post How I am surviving in these Covid Times...and how I spent my summer
"Glad to hear you are doing well. Just remember that getting old is not for the weak. I always enjoy reading your reviews. Stay  healthy and have great shows."
Oct 30
Robert Wallis commented on Wallace Fuller's blog post Saying Goodbye
"Sorry to see you go but when it hurts too much, it's time to hang it up or back off. We've been at the same shows a few times, and a couple times close neighbors. We'll miss you. I didn't realize you weren't around last…"
Aug 8
Larry Berman commented on Wallace Fuller's blog post Saying Goodbye
"Stay well. It's been good knowing you. Larry Bermanhttp://BermanGraphics.com"
Aug 6
Wallace Fuller commented on Wallace Fuller's blog post Saying Goodbye
"Connie, We lived in the Kansas City area for over 30 years and when NASCAR bought out our subdivision to built the Kansas Speedway we moved in 2000 to Maysville, KY on the farm where Lu grew up. We are surrounded by family and have enjoy the small…"
Aug 6
Connie Mettler commented on Wallace Fuller's blog post Saying Goodbye
"We'll miss you Wally, and Lu too. You were always a classy show and great neighbors at an art fair. 1967! It was easier for sure then and I'd bet you were thrilled with the $25 at the Plaza. We started in 1978, so you two were real…"
Aug 5
Wallace Fuller posted a blog post

Saying Goodbye

Well it is over for Lu and Wallace Fuller in the Art Fair world. We traded in our 2005 art fair van with 365,000 miles for a small SUV.Lu and I did our first Art Fair after being married for just one month, It was the Plaza in Kansas City in September of 1967. She sold a number of rose paintings (2"x3") and she made $25. Her last show was Waveland in Lexington, Ky. in September of 2018, That was 51 years in the Art Fair world.The end of the trail was when I had a back infection that put me in…See More
Aug 5
Wallace Fuller commented on John Leben's blog post Refund Reply from Naples Downtown
"John Just remember as they drive off all the good artist it will open up the show for the BUY/SELL vendors. Back in the old days if a show did you wrong or you had a problem with a show you just stopped applying to a show. We never missed not doing…"
Mar 31
Wallace Fuller replied to Connie Mettler's discussion GoFundMe - Painter Ron Roland
"This is a good example of why you should have medical insurance. I recently spent one year ( September 18th,2018 to September 15th, 2019) in and out of hospitals and rehab with two knee replacement surgery's due to infection in my back which…"
Jan 30

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Your Medium
Artist Husband
Years in the Art Fair Business
40+
First show ever
Plaza Art Fair, KC, MO
What is your website?
http://www.kentuckyfarmstudio.com
Best show ever and why
Westport Art Fair, Kansas City MO.
Worst show ever and why
Several
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Zapp

Wallace Fuller's Blog

Saying Goodbye

Posted on August 5, 2020 at 4:55pm 4 Comments

Well it is over for Lu and Wallace Fuller in the Art Fair world. 

We traded in our 2005 art fair van with 365,000 miles for a small SUV.

Lu and I did our first Art Fair after being married for just one month, It was the Plaza in Kansas City in September of 1967. She sold a number of rose paintings (2"x3") and she made $25. Her last show was Waveland in Lexington, Ky. in September of 2018, That was 51 years in the Art Fair world.

The end of the trail was when I had a back…

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Artisphere

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 3:23pm 3 Comments

I am not Nels , but here goes. Friday 91 and late night rain. Saturday 94, Sunday 98, Hot and humid all weekend long., now for the good news. Sales were the best we have had in a long time and we had a great neighbor in the green thumbed  Teri Causey and her delightful husband Lou who had great golf stories about Nels. Would love to do this show again.  

Transit Van Outfitting

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 3:27pm 4 Comments

I am considering purchasing a 2017 Ford Transit 250 Van. I have seen a number of them and I am trying to figure out how to outfit it to carry Panels, Tent, and Watercolor paintings, If any one has pictures of how they outfitted their van I would like to see them so I could get some ideas.

Thanks Wallace and Lu Fuller

Mountain State Art and Craft Festival

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 6:49pm 5 Comments

Lu and I did something that we have never done in 50 years of doing Art Fairs. We arrived at Mountain State Art and Craft Festival in Ripley, WV on Thursday to set up for the weekend. When we arrived we found that the booth space assigned to us was totally unacceptable. It was a10' x 20' vertical space in a U shaped tent arrangement facing another tent in the middle of the U shape. There was only one entrance to the tents as one side was closed off by a…
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At 10:56pm on June 27, 2017, Connie Mettler gave Wallace Fuller a gift
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At 11:23pm on October 1, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

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

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