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Connie Mettler's Blog – February 2013 Archive (30)

Call for Artists: Summerfest Arts Faire

Summerfest Logo

June 13-15

Logan, Utah

Historic Logan Tabernacle

Thur. & Fri. 11am-9pm; Sat.: 10am-8pm

Limited to 150 Exhibitors in 18 categories

Deadline: March 8






Summerfest Arts Faire is seeking artists for its 30th Anniversary event, held on the grounds of the Historic Logan Tabernacle in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.…



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Added by Connie Mettler on February 28, 2013 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Winner! 2013 Post of the Month

Congratulations to Nels Johnson. Your post "Why We Do Art Fairs (besides the money)" was voted best January blog!

Added by Connie Mettler on February 28, 2013 at 6:36pm — 4 Comments

Photo Essay: Buyers Market of American Craft

Here are a few photos from the Buyers Market in Philadelphia, February 16-18, 2013. There was good merchandising going on, with many of the exhibitors showing their work in a manner so the buyer could imagine how it would look in their gallery or gift store.

Starting with some of my favorites:

1. A large corner booth painted to…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 27, 2013 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: One of a Kind Show Chicago

December 5-8

Chicago, Illinois

13th Annual One of a Kind Show and Sale

Merchandise Mart…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 27, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair

September 28 & 29  

Peoria, Illinois

51st Annual Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair

Peoria Riverfront Festival Park 

Peoria Riverfront Gateway Building 

150 Artists 

Deadline: March 14



$10,000 Total Awards

Best of…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 25, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 61st Annual Sausalito Art Festival

August 31-September 2    SausalitoLogo

Sausalito, California

Labor Day Weekend

just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

in Marinship Park

270 Artists

Deadline: March 1



The Sausalito Art Festival invites you to apply to participate as one of 270 premier artists showcased at one of the top outdoor Fine Art shows in the country.  Held over Labor Day weekend, on Sausalito's spectacular waterfront, the festival attracts more than…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 25, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

What I did on My Winter Vacation

I was thinking of Mexico to climb Chichen Itza, or Florida to visit friends and great art fairs, but the siren's song lured me to Philadelphia for the Buyers Market of American Craft, presented by the Rosen Group,…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — 22 Comments

Call for Artists: 2nd Annual St. John's River Festival of the Arts

May 4 & 5  St.Johnslogo

Sanford, Florida

Historic Downtown Sanford

100 Artists

Deadline: March 1  

 

Our first year in 2012 was a terrific success and we want to keep the creative momentum for 2013.  A different…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

September 7 & 8  Lakeview Logo

Chicago, Illinois

Intersection of Broadway and Belmont

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

175 Artists

Deadline: March 1



The Lakeview East Festival of the Arts is Chicago's premier fine art and fine craft festival showcasing over 170 juried artists.  Lakeview  is located on the north side of Chicago, near Wrigley Field, north  Halsted and Lincoln Park in a very diverse, culturally rich…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 22, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

2013 Coconut Grove Arts Festival & St. Stephens too

While we wait to hear the news about this year's show here are some great links to give a real feel of what this big event is all about. This was the 50th annual festival with the committee working year round to make each one better than the last. 380 artists were represented.

Here's a video from NBC News in Miami, an interview with Monty Trainer, the Festival's President: …

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 21, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 52nd Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

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July 5, 6 & 7 


 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nathan Phillips Square

in the heart of Toronto on the City Hall Concourse

400 Artists…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2013 at 5:38pm — 4 Comments

Artigras Art Festival Prizewinners

 — The 2013 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival presented by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and produced by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Don McWhorter of Carrollton, Ga., has won Best in Show for his work in ceramics.

“I am very flattered to be named Best in Show at ArtiGras,” said…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2013 at 5:01pm — 3 Comments

Call for Artists: 3rd Annual Kings Drive Art Walk

April 27 & 28

Charlotte, North Carolina

Sugar Creek Greenway on Kings Drive

Saturday, 11am-8pm

Sunday, 11am-6pm

Presented by Festival in the Park

75 fine & emerging artists

Deadline: March 1



Since the fall of 1964, Festival in the Park has brought Charlotteans from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment. With the mission of bringing the community together by…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2013 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Midsummer Arts Faire

 midsummer June 28-30

Quincy, Illinois

Washington Park, 5th & Maine St. in the Historic Quincy Business District

Fri. 5-9; Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-4

50-55 exhibitors

Deadline: February 27 (postmarked)



Celebrating 10 years of the biggest arts weekend in the tri-state area, the Midsummer Arts Faire (MAF) continues to grow and thrive in a community and region where patrons show their appreciation for art and artists. Because of…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Park City Art Festival

August 2-4Park City

Park City, Utah

Presented by the Kimball Art Center

Deadline: March 1 New Deadline: March 8

220 artists

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: West End Art Festival

September 14 & 15 LaGrangeLogo

La Grange, Illinois

Intersection of Burlington & Brainard Ave.

Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm

90 max. artist

Deadline: March 1



Celebrating its 18th year, the West End Art…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 15, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Downtown Denver Arts Festival

May 24-26  DDAFLogo

Denver, Colorado

Fri. 4pm-8pm; Sat. 11am-8pm; Sun. 11am-5pm

135 Artists Booths

Deadline: February 21



Since 1999 the Downtown Denver Arts Festival is a fine arts and fine crafts festival that continues to be dedicated to supporting Colorado artists while also showcasing juried national artists.  Downtown Denver Arts Festival holds its annual premier event each Memorial Day Weekend at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.…



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Added by Connie Mettler on February 14, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Podcast: High Winds, Flying Tents, Liability and Art Fairs

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2 PM ET

Everything an Artist Needs to Know about Insurance - sponsored by ACTinspro.com

Art fairs can be a dangerous business fraught with problems of high winds, theft, traveling with artwork, liability issues, damages to equipment and accidents of all kinds. 

Valerie Bjarnson, Director of Online Programs for Veracity Insurance Solutions whose…

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Added by Connie Mettler on February 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — 13 Comments

Call for Artists: Great Canadian Craft Fair

Artists - Canada wants you in Vancouver May 11 & 12!  

 

Get your passports…
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Added by Connie Mettler on February 13, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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