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Connie Mettler's Blog – April 2014 Archive (25)

Call for Artists: 15th Annual Festival of Fine Craft

October 4 & 5

Millville, New Jersey

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
100 Village Dr.…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 30, 2014 at 7:23am — 2 Comments

Last Call for Artists: 83rd Annual Plaza Art Fair

September 19, 20 & 21 

Kansas City, Missouri

On the beautiful and historic Country Club Plaza

240 artists

Deadline:  5/1/14…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 29, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Warren's 34th Annual Art in the Park

August 2 & 3

Warren, Michigan

Halmich Park
<13 Mile Rd. between Ryan and Dequindre

<10am-5pm

<100 Exhibitors





You are invited to apply to the 34th annual Warren's Art in the Park.  An artist friendly show about promoting Art and a market place for artists to sell…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 28, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Stealing Intellectual Property at the Art Fairs

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Taking aim at stealthy intellectual property theft at art & craft shows

by Gregory…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 25, 2014 at 10:00pm — 117 Comments

Call for Artists: 11th Annual Michigan First Summer in the Village

June 14
Lathrup Village, Michigan 
Municipal Park, 27400…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 24, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

"Excommunicating & Schlepping" Win March Post of the Month

Congratulations to Jennifer Ivory whose intelligent letter to an art fair and Nels Johnson for his up close and personal search into making a living won them Post of the Month awards for March 2014. Also to Oscar Matos Linares who has been named a Featured Member for his contributions to AFI.

Added by Connie Mettler on April 23, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

June 28 - 29

Atlanta, Georgia

Historic Fourth Ward Park

150 Artists 

Deadline: April 25

 

The Atlanta Foundation for the Public Spaces…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 22, 2014 at 10:07am — No Comments

Prizewinners: Mainsail Art Festival

St. Petersburg, FL - April 19 & 20

Lots and lots of prizes at Mainsail this weekend:

Best of Mainsail Gold Award, $10,000: Charles Parkhill, sculpture.

Mainsail Silver Award, $5,000: Duncan McClellan, glass.

Mainsail Bronze Awards, $2,500: Stephen Ray, oil/acrylic, and John Mascoll, wood.

Awards of Excellence, $1,500 each: Oren Estell, Scott Hartley, Cheryl Mackey Smith, Rocky Bridges, Amy Carstensen,…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 21, 2014 at 1:27pm — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Shipshewana Art Festival

June 21

Shipshewana, Indiana

9 am - 4 pm

50 Artists

Deadline: until full



Join our first ever Shipshewana Art Festival
 on June 21 from 9 AM - 4 PM, only $50.00.



Two opportunities:

  • a 3 day trade show (June 19-21) If you are a full time artist and would like to…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 20, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Birmingham Street Art Fair

September 20 & 21



Birmingham, Michigan

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

160+ artists…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 18, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments

Call for Artists: BBC Fine Art & Fine Craft Fair in NYC

Bedford Barrow Logo
21st Annual BBC Fine Art & Fine Craft  Fair aka Ye Olde Village Fair



May 17…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 15, 2014 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: 10th Annual Levis Commons Art Fair

August 16 & 17

Perrysburg, Ohio

Produced by The Guild of Artists & Artisans

Sat. 10am-8pm

Sun. 11am-5pm

130 Artists

Deadline:  April…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 40th Annual Art in the Park Arts Festival

July 12 & 13

Steamboat Springs, Colorado 

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains

Saturday, 9 - 5, Sunday 9-4 

100 Artists

Deadline: April 15



Noteworthy:

  • Over 100 juried artists in a lovely park…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 11, 2014 at 6:43am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Ella Sharp Museum | Art & Wine Festival

June 7

Jackson, Michigan

12noon-6pm

35+ artists

Deadline: April 14



The Ella Sharp Museum presents the 10th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival.  The event will feature over 15 local wineries and beer tents, as well as 35+ artists! 



Festival goers can…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 10, 2014 at 10:10am — 1 Comment

Featured Artist: Kina Crow - Sculpture & 3D Mixed Media

"Looking for…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 10, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts

May 31-June 1

Atlanta, Georgia

125 Artists
Deadline: April 11

Join the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces for the Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts coming up up May 31st & June 1st in Atlanta, Georgia.



The 3rd Annual Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts will bring 125 artists to the shady, tree-lined neighborhood. The community has embraced the…

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Added by Connie Mettler on April 9, 2014 at 3:05am — No Comments

Survey: Celebrating, Marketing, Schlepping, Re-Considering & Excommunicating

Let's give these people a round of applause. They keep the discussion flowing on the site, keep you coming back for more, teach you a lot, give you some good laughs, etc. It's a COMMUNITY! Woo hoo!

Which one was the best or most helpful to you?…







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Added by Connie Mettler on April 8, 2014 at 3:54pm — 2 Comments

Featured Show: MAIN ST. Fort Worth



April 11-14

Downtown Fort Worth

Thursday: 10 am-10 pm 
Friday & Saturday: 10 am-11 pm
Sunday, April 13: 10 am-8 pm
Free admission
213 local, regional, national and international artists 

The largest arts festival in Texas and one of the finest in the…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 8, 2014 at 9:21am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Atlanta Arts Festival

AtlantaArtspiclogo September 13 & 14

Atlanta, Georgia

Historic Piedmont Park

Saturday 10am-7pmSunday 10am-5pm

200 Artists

Deadline: April 21
  

The Atlanta Arts Festival is a two day,…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 6, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

80% Marketing and 20% Creating

Just read this terrific article at Alyson Stanfield's Art Biz Blog: "The Truth about Why Nobody Came to Your Art Show"

Like everything else in life, it gets down to you. You want others to do the work of bringing them, you assume they will, but not always, baby. Here is why they didn't show up:

  1. You didn't tell them about it. (you thought the show would do the…
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Added by Connie Mettler on April 5, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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