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Connie Mettler's Blog – January 2011 Archive (24)

Call for Artists: Smoky Hill River Festival - June 10-12

                              Salina, Kansas



The #1 shows in Kansas celebrate 35 years in a well established tradition of excellence!  Every year for the past thirty-five years, the dynamic cultural life of Salina has been celebrated at the Smoky Hill River…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 30, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Arts Abloom

April 2 & 3

Crestwood, Missouri

Deadline: February 21

Arts Abloom in Crestwood Court

Sat: 10am-6pm

Sun: 11am-4pm




Start off your spring art fair schedule with Arts Abloom.…



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Added by Connie Mettler on January 29, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Power of Intention

Rules for making your life better that I keep on my desk:

  1. Want more for others than you want for yourself
  2. Think from the end -- see yourself already with what you want
  3. Be…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 29, 2011 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Last Call for Artists: Riverside Arts Fair

May 21 & 22

Riverside, Illinois

Central Business District, Downtown

Saturday 10 to 5 Sunday 10 to 4

80 artists

Deadline:  February 1



Currently in its fifth year, the Riverside Arts Fair is sure to please…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Cantigny Fine Art Festival

June 18-19



Wheaton, Illinois



Cantigny Park…



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Added by Connie Mettler on January 25, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Art in the Park - Northbrook



July 9-10

Northbrook, Illinois

80 Artists

Deadline: February 1




Northbrook is in the Chicago area, adjacent to such affluent areas as Highland Park and Evanston.…





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Added by Connie Mettler on January 24, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Lakefront Art Festival

August 21 & 22



Michigan City, Indiana



30th Annual Lubeznik Center for the Arts Lakefront Art Festival



Washington Park



Saturday - 10 to 6 Sunday - 10 to 5



Deadline: January 31





The Lakefront Art Festival… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

The Rust Belt Market

You knew it had to happen. There are empty properties all around the "Rust Belt" part of the upper Midwest. Every now and then some enterprising person comes along and starts an incubator or small business in these spaces. Sometimes the mall or building owner even gives the space for free in order to keep the spaces…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2011 at 12:16pm — 3 Comments

Call for Artists: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts



July 14-17


State College, Pennsylvania



45th Annual Sidewalk Sale &… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on January 19, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Last Call for Artists: Ann Arbor Street Art Fair

July 20-23

At the Tower

On the streets and campus of Ann Arbor, Michigan

175 Artists

Deadline: January 20…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 17, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Poster Unveiling for The Grove - Live on the News

A fabulous party was held last night in Miami to unveil the poster for the Coconut Grove Arts Festival. It attracted celebrities, socialites and politicians with excellent coverage on the local news channels. If only all art fairs could do this kind of PR to attract the attention to their upcoming events. Interestingly, the poster designer is Guy Harvey, a well-known nautical artist, and…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 16, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Art in the Park Miami - new event!

April 9 & 10

Miami, Florida

Bayfront Park…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 14, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

8 Artist Couples Exhibiting in Bonita this Weekend



Ho hum, it is Florida, there is another art fair this weekend. Where is the news in that? EXCEPT - the writer for NaplesNews.com found the angle, one we all can especially…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 14, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: East Lansing Art Fair

May 21 & 22



East Lansing, Michigan



downtown East Lansing…



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Added by Connie Mettler on January 11, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

City Commission and Art Fairs in Birmingham - Deal done!

Those of you who have participated in the popular art fairs in Birmingham, MI, will find this article interesting. Even if you haven't been there it should be of interest to all artists who wonder why art fairs are set up the way they are, why the booths have to face a certain way, where is my booth fee going, are the art fair organizers earning their money?

Did you have any idea of the behind the scenes work that the shows entail working with municipalities, park districts and…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 11, 2011 at 9:37am — 4 Comments

Art on Wheels: Taxis in NYC exposing Art

How cool is this? Taxis in NYC, instead of having ads on top, feature artwork by living artists. "Works by Chuck Close and Kehinde Wiley are featured in the second annual display, which is expected to be viewed by five million people… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on January 11, 2011 at 9:25am — No Comments

2010 AFI COMMUNITY AWARDS WINNERS

Congratulations to these members of ArtFairInsiders.com who make this online community the "Facebook" for art fair artists! Your votes from the blogs and private emails to me have been counted and the winners are: 

  • Member of…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

Before you Spend a Dime on Art Supplies

Here is blatant promotion for a telesummit in which I am participating next week.

 

On January 13, 1:30-3:00 pm (EST) I'll be part of a MasterMind panel of 13 leading art career authorities, and successful artists. On January 19, 2:15-3:15 pm (EST) with my own keynote presentation "More Patrons Than You Ever…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 10, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Geneva Arts Fair

July 23 & 24

Geneva, Illinois

175 Artists…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 9, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Last Call for Artists: Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park

What: 35th Annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park sponsored 
by the Greater St. Louis Art Association

Where: Queeny Park in West St. Louis County

When:

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 8, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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