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Connie Mettler's Blog – January 2016 Archive (27)

Call for Artists: 55th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival

June 25 & 26

Grand Haven, Michigan

Presented by: The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg

100 artists

Deadline:  February 15



Application Fee:  $30

Booth Fee:…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 31, 2016 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Next Podcast: 10 Reasons "You Didn't Get In"

Wednesday - February 3, 5 pm ET 

It is application season! Anyone active in the art fair business is deep into preparing applications for jurying into the nation's art fairs. What are the odds you'll make the cut and get into your most desired festival?



Our guests are…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — 29 Comments

Call for Artists: 2 Shows - Smoky Hill River Festival ++

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 28, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 12th Annual Geneva Fine Art Fair

July 23 & 24 
Geneva, Illinois 
Downtown, 8 S. Third Street  

Sat., 10am-5pm | Sun. 10am-5pm  

presented by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 27, 2016 at 7:33am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 58th Annual Art in the Park

June 4 & 5        
Columbia, Missouri
Stephens Lake Park
Presented by:  Columbia Art League
Sat.…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 26, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 3 San Francisco Shows

Restivo  
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 24, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Webster Arts Fair

 Webster Arts Fair
June…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 22, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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

June 18 & 19   …
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

How to do a Festival right ...

You've got to love it when an art festival holds a press conference/special event/party to announce and show off the artists who have been selected to exhibit at their event. Congrats, Des Moines Arts Festival!

175 invitations were sent to artists across the nation.

  • 10 of these professional artists were award winners from last year's event and received an automatic…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2016 at 2:54pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival

May 21 & 22 

East Lansing, Michigan

Downtown Streets

180 Artists

Deadline:  January 31



Application Fee:  $35

Booth Fee:  $335 (10'x10') $670 (20'x10') $50 added for corner



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

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 2nd Annual Arts in the Middle

June 4 & 5, 2016
Urbanna, Virginia
Presented by: Arts in the Middle…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 19, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Sometimes it happens ... 2 shows with problems - solved

Life comes at you. Sometimes so sweetly, sometimes benignly, sometimes with surprises. It should come as no surprise to you that all the minute pieces of an art fair also sometimes do not fall in place. Two shows have asked us to alert you to their changes.

  1. Texas Gulf Coast Arts Festival: 

    The Center decided to change servers last week and so our email was disturbed (didn’t receive emails & emails disappeared). As you know, many artists like to…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 19, 2016 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 3rd Annual Art in the Village

June 25 & 26
Winnetka, Illinois

Hubbard Woods Park
Presented by:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 19, 2016 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Dazzle the California Crowds

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 17, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 20th Annual Art in the Park Fine Art, Craft & Design

April 30 & May 1
Elmhurst, Illinois
on the grounds of the Elmhurst Art Museum
Presented by:  RGL Marketing for the Arts, Inc.…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 14, 2016 at 7:44pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

July 14-17
State College, Pennsylvania

Downtown State College & Penn State Campus
305 Artists
Deadline: January 22…



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Added by Connie Mettler on January 14, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 46th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

May 21 & 22
Indianapolis, Indiana

Presented by:  Indianapolis Art Center
225…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 13, 2016 at 7:32am — No Comments

Casey Sheppard: Out on the Road and Kicking Butt

Here's a little inspiration during these dark winter days, or for when you are wondering why you are doing what you are doing, from Casey Sheppard's, Case of the Nomads.

I’m currently working on a project that I need help promoting. I thought you might enjoy what I’m doing. On July 1st 2015 I left Los Angeles, CA on a year long road trip to connect communities: bike and art. I’ve traveled over 15,00 miles,…

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 12, 2016 at 7:32pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 55th Annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff

July 9 & 10…
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Added by Connie Mettler on January 11, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

4th Annual A-RTS

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Added by Connie Mettler on January 10, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

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