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Annual Report - 2014 AFI Community Art Stars

You've been busy, telling tales, giving advice, and sharing images of life on the road. As Barrie Lynn Bryant would say, "WOO HOO!" They will win the coveted "Community Star" award.



The votes for our survey have been tallied and the winners are: 

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 30, 2015 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: Craft Phila-Liberty Bell, 2 Shows

May 16 & 17
October 3…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 30, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 44th Annual St. Clair Art Fair

June 27 & 28  
Saint Clair, Michigan
Palmer Park & Riverview Plaza
120 Exhibitors
Deadline:  February 14…



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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Smoky Hill River Festival

Fine Art Show: June 13 & 14
Four Rivers Craft Show: June 12-14
Application Deadline: February…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Great Lakes Art Fair

April 10-12  

Novi, Michigan
Suburban Collection Showplace
Fri. 1pm-8pm; Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 11am-5pm
200 Artists
Deadline: February 9

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 26, 2015 at 8:33pm — 4 Comments

2015 Poster Unveiled at Coconut Grove

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival is one of the big ones, highly publicized, well-attended and in an amazing setting. They do all the PR, including holding a gala to show off their poster. The poster artist is usually someone with an international reputation.

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 26, 2015 at 10:07am — 14 Comments

Call for Artists: Geneva Arts Fair

July 25 & 26 

Geneva, Illinois 
Downtown, 8 S. Third Street  

Sat., 10am-5pm | Sun. 10am-5pm  

presented by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce
175 Artists

Deadline: February 1   …
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 25, 2015 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Next Podcast: Let's Cross the Border! Canada, Here I Come

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 5 PM ET

Most of my readers are U.S. based fine artists and craftspeople. Did you realize there is a whole other world just a few miles north of us with educated sophisticated people in big cities who may love your work? Think Montreal (metro pop. 3,824,221),…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 23, 2015 at 9:30pm — 8 Comments

Call for Artists: Art in the Park, Columbia

June 6 & 7

Columbia, Missouri

Stephens Lake Park

110 Artists

Deadline: February 9



The Columbia Art League is delighted to present the 57th Annual Art in the Park.  First held in 1958, Art in the…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 22, 2015 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Texas Gulf Coast Art Festival



May 16 & 17

Clute, Texas

Presented by the Center for the Arts & Sciences

100 Artists

Deadline: February 2



We are so pleased to invite you to apply to our…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 22, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: For the Love of Art

March 7

Elkhart, Indiana

Northern Indiana Event Center/ RV Hall of Fame

Presented by: KoZmo Events

11:00 AM until 6:00 PM

Over 40 Artists

Deadline: Until full

 

Kozmo Events invites you to join Michiana's only premier indoor art fair, inside at the beautiful Northern Indiana Event Center, a popular event destination visible and easily accessible from the Indiana Toll Road.

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2015 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

Call for Artists: Art&Air, the Webster Arts Fair



 

June 5-7

Webster University/Eden Theological

Seminary…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 19, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: February Art Market

February 6-8

McAllen, Texas

Art Studio by Design 


722 North Main
Theme is Valentines, roses and flowers…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 18, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

10 Tips for the Winter, Mostly Boring

For many artists this is the down time of the year until the Spring shows come around. How to make productive use of it?

  1. Get your vehicle ready. Clean it out. Refit it so stock packs easily for in and out.
  2. Go through your inventory, clean everything, put new price tags on, make new signs. Remove anything that has been in your stock for over a…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 18, 2015 at 10:30pm — 15 Comments

Call for Artists: East Lansing Art Festival

May 16 & 17 

East Lansing, Michigan

Downtown

Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 10am-5pm

200 Exhibitors

Deadline:  January 31



Established in 1964, the East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) kicks off the festival season each spring in the beautiful streets of downtown East Lansing.  The…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 16, 2015 at 7:27am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Art in Bloom - Cantigny Fine Art Festival

June 20 & 21   

Wheaton, Illinois


Cantigny Park

Saturday, 10am-5pm|…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 15, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Broad Ripple Art Fair

May 16 & 17

Indianapolis, Indiana

Grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center

225+ Artists booths

Deadline: January 25



Established in 1971, The Broad Ripple Art Fair, the Art…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 14, 2015 at 10:11am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

July 9-12

State College, Pennsylvania

Downtown State College & Penn State Campus

305 Exhibitors

Deadline: January 23…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 12, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

More changes at Bayou City Art Festival in Houston

Bayou City is moving on with its plans for an even better festival in Memorial Park March 27 & 28.

A recent visit to their website shows a new director and art fair contact. 

Susan Fowler, former executive director, was terminated at the end of the year. She had implemented the board's decision to expand the show to 450 artists last winter when a shortfall…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 12, 2015 at 3:21pm — 13 Comments

Call for Artists: 54th Annual Krasl Art Fair

July 11 & 12 

St. Joseph, Michigan…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 12, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

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