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Nels Johnson's Blog – December 2016 Archive (2)

Great Gulfcoast Art Festival--the best fall festival in Florida

When I come back to Florida after five months in Michigan, the GGAF (Pensacola) is the best show to do in Florida in November and December. All the other shows are ok for keeping your head above water (read, being able to pay the bills).

People make great sales at this show almost every year. By great, I mean $4K and up.

I will do another blog about the other shows I did in this time frame, but for now, let us talk about Pensa, GGAF.

It is always the first weekend in November. It… Continue

Added by Nels Johnson on December 23, 2016 at 4:54pm — 4 Comments

My thoughts on next year--after 43 years in this biz

I really liked Oscar's latest post. It got juices rolling about next year. Gas prices, soaring stocks, more disposable income, all great topics.

Two things missing from this prognostic discussion ( good word to use in Scrabble, Barry).

One, the factor of too many A/C shows everywhere.

Two, the dumbing down of America about appreciating art. The present generation could give rats-doodles about art. Electronics rule, wall art comes a poor second. Craft always has a chance,… Continue

Added by Nels Johnson on December 20, 2016 at 1:30pm — 21 Comments

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