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OKC - if you're up for 6 days!

Still recovering from 8 days in Oklahoma City.  This has always been a good show for me, and this year I was the poster artist.  I had a good spot in the show, and it always gets good crowds.

A couple things were different this year, mostly because of construction beginning on Hudson Street, where the show has been held  for years.  The print tent was no longer,…


Added by Carol Joy Shannon on May 4, 2015 at 11:00am — 9 Comments

I won!

SO cool!  I like to donate to Connie's forum because I think it's a terrific resource for those of us in this business.  But this year I also won a prize!  In fact, I won an Amazon Gift Card for $100 -- and since I buy just about EVERYTHING on Amazon that is a really GREAT GIFT.  Thanks Connie and thanks Chris Taylor for donating the gift. 

Added by Carol Joy Shannon on June 6, 2014 at 8:09am — 4 Comments

Pre-Election Malaise

Getting ready to go to Dunedin this weekend, but wondering if it will be a "museum walk" like the last couple shows in this pre-election uncertainty.  It will be a nice spot and we will see some family in the process but the sales seem to have been fewer and further between the closer we get to the election.  I've seen others refer to this in reference to autumn shows in election years, but wonder what others think.  Bogus? Valid? 

Added by Carol Joy Shannon on October 29, 2012 at 7:32pm — 7 Comments

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