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leslie ditto
  • Female
  • Guntersville, AL
  • United States
  • oil
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Dogwood in Atlanta

Started this discussion. Last reply by leslie ditto Nov 1, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi, I was wanting to know if anyone has participated in the Dogwood art in Atlanta before? If so how was your experience ? how was antecedence ,general mood of the crowd, ect?I paid to be judged  to…Continue

WTB Light Dome canopy top

Started this discussion. Last reply by leslie ditto Sep 28, 2012. 1 Reply

 A Shot in the dark here, But I am looking to purchase a Light Dome canopy top . Just the top only, 10'x10' , prefer one with some zippers for awnings but will buy it without too. I have the frame…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlene Marsh Sep 16, 2012. 5 Replies

I am an oil painter and i haven't been exhibiting at many art fair yet, but I plan to attend approx 8 to 10 starting in the spring. Right now I have two sets of  halogen track lights with 4 lights on…Continue

Tags: evening, displays, lighting, track, light

show descriptions on zapp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard L. Sherer Sep 12, 2012. 7 Replies

   I am pretty new to the art fair scene . I have been trying to research and choose shows to apply to for next spring. Many of the show descriptions will have an approx number of visitors expected .…Continue

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Your Medium
Years in the Art Fair Business
2011 is my first year
First show ever
Well my first show ever was a VERY small show that was local to me in Guntesville ,AL called "Art on the Lake"
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
meeting people, especially other artist.
Best show ever and why
don't know yet, this is my first year doing this
Who referred you to Please be specific.
found it on google search while searching for a canopy, it was so helpful, I was about to purchase an ez up until I visited this site and read all the helpful information .

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booth photos

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 8:51am 18 Comments

 Hi Veryone, I am new to this website and I am new to the art fair world. I see that most of the really nice art festevals require a booth photo. I totally understand why. Since I have not yet set up at an art fair the first thing I was wondering is... would they accept a photo of my booth set up in my yard the way it would be set up at the festival, all art hung, bins, lights and everything?

  Second, can you give me any advice about little issues that they pick out that would…


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At 12:34pm on March 12, 2011, Willie McTell said…
I checked out your website. Great work.  Hope you do well in the art fairs.  They need some new interesting artists.
At 3:40pm on March 13, 2011, Connie Mettler said…

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

When you have a chance, please 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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At 9:30am on April 4, 2011, Jaky Felix said…


My husband and I live in Alabama too, near Montgomery, and we do a lot of shows in AL, MS,  FL & TN.  If you have any questions about local shows I'll be happy to help you.

I love your work.

Jaky Felix

Jaky Felix

At 12:48pm on June 27, 2011, Kerri S. Bash said…
Your work is so fun! Great technique and I love your stylistic approach to your figures. I so enjoy seeing other illustrative artists out there!

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