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Connie Mettler's Blog – February 2011 Archive (26)

Last Call for Artists: Oakbrook Center Fine Craft Exhibition

July 9 & 10



Oakbrook Center



Oak Brook, Illinois



110 Artists



Deadline:  
March 1





Oakbrook Center is a premier outdoor shopping center located in the affluent western suburbs of Chicago. The Center features more than 160 fine shops,… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 28, 2011 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Some Art For Fun - or Wishing I was in Tampa this Week for Nude Nite

Around the country erotic art shows are popping up all over. There is one in Detroit where the visitors stand in line in the cold to get in. Really. I've also heard about a good one in Seattle. But this week in Florida don't miss "Tampa's Nude Nite", March 3-5.

Do you suppose there is a dress code?

From TampaBay.com and the St. Petersburg Times:…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 27, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Call for Artists: Clara Brierly Festival of the Arts

June 10, 11 & 12

Peculiar, Missouri

Friday 5pm-10 pm

Saturday  10am-10pm

Sunday  12pm-4pm

Deadline:   April 15



The Clara Brierly Festival of the Arts is held in downtown Peculiar, MO, a twenty minute drive from Kansas City.  The three day…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 24, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

ArtPrize 2011 Registration Dates Announced

ARTPRIZE 2011  REGISTRATION DATES ANNOUNCED



Grand Rapids, Mich. - Feb. 11, 2011 - Officials of ArtPrize, a radically open art…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: The Guild of Artists & Artisans Spring and Summer Art Fairs

Bringing art to the community and the community to art. That's the mission of the Guild of Artists & Artisans. The Guild, which has been a force in the art fair world for more than 40 years, is best known for its award-winning Ann Arbor… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 22, 2011 at 6:50pm — 3 Comments

Why Everyone Hopes You'll Be the Hero

An excellent blog from Copyblogger by guest poster, Robert Bruce, of relevance to this audience:

I walked into the small, yellow audition room and stopped twelve feet in front of the cheap plastic fold-out table.



There were three of them sitting in there, bored, distracted, glancing at their watches.



The big heart inside my chest was pounding on the rib cage, hoping this was the one.



“Hi, uh …. Mr. Bruise is it?” No. 1…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair

September 24 & 25

Peoria, Illinois

49th Annual Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair


Peoria Riverfront Festival Park

150 Artists…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Annapolis Arts & Crafts Festival

June 11 & 12

Annapolis, Maryland

Navy-Marine Corps Stadium

200 artists

Deadline: March 2



It is with great enthusiasm that we invite you to apply to exhibit at the Second Annual Annapolis Arts and Crafts Festival. This premier event showcases the prized works of…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2011 at 6:17pm — 1 Comment

Job Opportunity - Michigan

From Mark Loeb, producer of Integrity Shows:

I am in need of a good, ethical sponsorship/partnerships coordinator.  Someone that loves creating new projects and relationships.  I am attaching the job description.  Please let me know if you have anyone in mind that might be interested in this position.  I would like to have someone in place by the end of January.



My belief is that the selected person will achieve an income of between $25,000 and $40,000 in the first year. …

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 6th Annual Art Rapids!

June 25

Elk Rapids, Michigan

Veteran's Memorial Park

10am-5pm

75 Artists

Deadline: April 1, 2011

 

Where is Elk Rapids? …

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Art Fair of the Month: Coconut Grove Arts Festival

                                                            February 19-21

                360 nationally recognized artists along the scenic streets of Coconut Grove

The artists were chosen from over 1200 applicants and come from 35 states. "Our arts festival brings the most talented and creative artists from…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2011 at 8:43am — 13 Comments

Do It Differently - A Challenge to Artists

Strong words of wisdom from one of my favorite marketing gurus, Andy Sernovitz:

1.  If it isn't remarkable, it isn't worth it. If you're making something, make sure it's wonderful, outrageous, purple, strange, smelly, delicious, or meaningful. Don't stop until it's different.

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Fans of Jeppson's Malort, a Swedish-style schnapps brewed in Chicago, know they're a rare bunch. As Jeppson proudly proclaims: "Our liquor is…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 16, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Call for Artists: Chelsea Invitational Craft Show

May 7 & 8

Chelsea, Michigan

State and regional artists…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 16, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Featured Artists: Deborah Banyas & T.P. Speer



3-D Mixed Media Sculpture 





In the late 1970's, Deborah Banyas and T.P.  Speer had been married for 3 years and had purchased their first house. T.P. had just received tenure as an Assistant Professor in the art department of a small liberal arts college near Cleveland where he taught drawing, printmaking and photography. Deborah was busy… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 15, 2011 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Kalamazoo Art Museum Holds 2 Contests: Your work on a Billboard or T-shirt

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is working with an advertising company to give 10 artists who live or have studios in Kalamazoo County the chance to use billboards around western Michigan as a canvas of sorts.



The museum is working with Adams Outdoor Advertising on the contest. A panel will pick 20 candidates and the public will vote to select the winners. Billboards featuring their work will rotate among sites… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 14, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 57th Annual Art Fair on the Square



Sunday & Monday, September 4th & 5th



Lake Forest, Illinois



Market Square



Deadline - February 28



180 artist booths





Please join us for the Deer Path Art League's 57th annual Art Fair on the Square held in beautiful Lake… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 14, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Last Call for Artists: Spring Fine Arts & Crafts at the Westfield Armory



April 9 & 10



Westfield, New Jersey



130 exhibitors (limited openings available)





Set-up: Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 6am-9am

Show hours: Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm



Spring Fine Art and Crafts at the Westfield Armory, a high end, tightly juried show, is in its… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on February 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Art Fair Sourcebook's Top 2010 Events

The artists have spoken and the Art Fair SourceBook has announced its Top art fairs for 2010 chosen on the basis of reported artist sales at the year's art festivals. Hundreds of art fairs receive from Art Fair Sourcebook pre paid green postcards that the event organizers pass out to their participating artists. In turn, if an artist feels like reporting their sales they can fill it out and mail it in. Some artists make it a practice to fill them out and others never do this.

When you…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 12, 2011 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

Call for Artists: Paragon Art Festivals

At this time of the year I know you are deep into the planning for your 2011 art fairs. In that vein I am pleased to bring you a very cool list of events held in some of the nation's most prestigious neighborhoods in the East, from Cape Cod to Charlotte.…



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Added by Connie Mettler on February 10, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Last Call for Artists: Great Lakes Art Fair

April 15-17

Novi, Michigan

Spring Great Lakes 
Art Fair


Suburban Collection
 Showplace


(formerly Rock Financial Showplace) …

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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