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

Call for Artists: Stone Arch Bridge Festival

"a weekend of  music and art on the Minneapolis Riverfront"

June 14 & 15

Minneapolis, Minnesota…


Added by Connie Mettler on April 3, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Prizewinners: Uptown Art Expo 2014

Altamonte Springs, FL - March 29 & 30, 2014 - Uptown Art Expo

Best of Show - John Margerum, Digital (John, on the right)

Award of Excellence - Gregory Jones, Mixed Media

Award of Excellence - Christian Nevin, Jewelry

Judges Choice - Dave Bruner, Printmaking

Judges Choice -…


Added by Connie Mettler on April 3, 2014 at 3:21pm — 3 Comments

Call for Artists: Piedmont Craftsmen's Fair

November 21-23

Winston-Salem, NC

Benton Convention Center

Patron’s Preview:

   Friday, 5:30 – 9:00

Saturday 10:00 – 6:00

Sunday 12:00 – 5:00

Presented by Piedmont Craftsmen

125 exhibiting artists

Deadline April 16

notification by May 8

Piedmont Craftsmen is a Juried Fine…


Added by Connie Mettler on April 2, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Prizewinners: La Quinta Arts Festival - 2014

La Quinta, CA - Report from Kathleen Hughes at La Quinta:

Attached to this email is our list of winners and some images of artists at the show. Weather was ideal in the low to mid 80’s and to date over $3 million in art sales! (Last year we were thrilled with $2.7 which finalized in June with post festival sales at $2.8) I believe that the quality of art was the highest we have ever had with many artists coming from mid-west…


Added by Connie Mettler on April 1, 2014 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

What's in a Name? The "Craft" Wars

American Craft Council, American Craft Endeavors, American Craft Marketing, American Craft Expo ... who owns the name "American Craft"?

This recent letter was forwarded to me by Richard Rothbard:

Dear Mr. Rothbard:

As you are well aware, our client, the American Craft Council, has repeatedly objected to your unauthorized use of its registered mark AMERICAN CRAFT. Based on your prior representations, our client had considered this matter closed and resolved.…


Added by Connie Mettler on April 1, 2014 at 10:00am — 18 Comments

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