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Connie Mettler's Blog – May 2015 Archive (21)

Pledge Drive Winners - the Top Ten

We are nearing the end of our 6th Annual Pledge Drive. We held the drawing for the top ten winners on Friday, 5/29.

If your name is listed below you'll be hearing from us. Go to the pledge page, look over the options and send me your top two to three choices. We'll fulfill the win in the order your name was…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

CALLING ALL ARTISANS, MAKERS & CREATORS!

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 29, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

PODCAST: Fewer Shows, More Money

Friday, May 29, 11 am ET

  1. Our guest will be graphic artist Carroll Swayze. Carroll has a great story about how working smarter, not harder, has put more money in her pocket and enabled her to do more of the things she…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 27, 2015 at 9:07am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Fireworks Festival, featuring Arts on the Riverwalk

July 10 & 11
New Castle, PA
Presented by the Hoyt Center for the Arts
Friday & Saturday, 4 pm to 10 pm
75 Artists…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 27, 2015 at 8:41am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 5th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Midtown - Atlanta, GA
August 15 & 16

250 Artists 

Sat. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m 

Deadline: June 5…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 25, 2015 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 11th Annual Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival

October 10 & 11
Newport News, Virginia
Presented by Port Warwick Foundation
Styron Square
100 Artists
Deadline: June 1

 
Application fee: $35; Booth fee:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 21, 2015 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Affordable Arts Festival

 
AffordableArtsLogo August 30
Littleton, Colorado
Denver Metro area
10 am - 4 pm
130 Artists
Deadline: May…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 20, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

PRIZES FOR PLEDGES! Karma rules!

Here we go again! ArtFairCalendar.com and ArtFairInsiders.com's shameless promotion asking for your help in keeping these useful sites alive and well. From May 17-June 1 we are asking for donations to our 6th Annual Pledge Drive

We give  you helpful information all year, we bring buyers to the art fairs and we…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 20, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: 1st Annual Thames River Art & Craft Show

June 27 & 28 
New London, Connecticut
Presented by Jaden Events
Mitchell College Campus
100 Artists
Deadline: May 31       
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 19, 2015 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 27th Annual Patagonia Fall Festival

October 9-11
Patagonia, Arizona
Presented by: The Town of Patagonia
and the Patagonia Area Business Association
Town Park, Downtown Patagonia
Fri. 11am-5pm; Sat. & Sun.…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 18, 2015 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Edgewater Fall Art Fair

September 26 & 27
Chicago, Illinois
Presented by Edgewater Artists in Motion
Over 100 Artists

Deadline: June 1

 

Edgewater is…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 17, 2015 at 9:20pm — No Comments

3 Men: Why I Sing the Blues

A few weeks ago Percy Sledge died, an artist whose work was stolen by many and he never received the royalties. His most famous song was "When a Man Loved a Woman," what producer Jerry Wexler called "a holy love hymn." This song was the part of the soundtrack of many lives. 

His obituary: …

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 15, 2015 at 10:30am — 13 Comments

Last Call for Artists: 5th Annual Artaffair on Main

July 25 & 26 Artaffair Logo
Belleville, Michigan
Presented by the Belleville Area Council for the Arts 
Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun. 11am-5pm
75 Artists …
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 15, 2015 at 7:36am — No Comments

Where have all the painters gone?

From an email I recently received:

I just wanted to give you some feedback on some of the recent shows that I have been to.  Yesterday I went to the Nashville show and there is so little painting and fine art.  I specifically went there to find a painting and I counted about 5 people. The previous week I went to Franklin Tennessee ready to buy and nothing.  Why are there not more original painters?  I am…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 14, 2015 at 9:12am — 34 Comments

Call for Artists: 46th Annual An Occasion for the Arts

October 3 & 4
Williamsburg, Virginia

An Occasion for the Arts (NFP organization)
145 Artists 
Deadline:  May 22…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 13, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Presented by the Art Colony Assn.  ~~~~~~   300 Artists
Application fee: $35; Booth fee: $500-$1500





* Ranked consistently in Sunshine Artist's 200 Best List's Top 10

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 12, 2015 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Alpine Solstice Fine Art Show

June 19-21

Alpine, Wyoming


Presented by Alpine Solstice Events

Nordic Inn Park Grounds

50 Artists

Deadline: May 20

Application Fee:  $25…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 10, 2015 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: CenterFest-The Art Lovers Festival

September 19 & 20
Durham, North Carolina

Presented by Durham Arts Council…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 8, 2015 at 8:33am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 16th Annual Bay Harbor Arts Festival

July 25 & 26

Bay Harbor, Michigan

Presented by Bay Harbor

Lake Michigan Waterfront

100 Artists

Deadline:  May…

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Added by Connie Mettler on May 5, 2015 at 10:01pm — No Comments

What that Survey Really Said ...

Best Art Fair in the Country!…
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Added by Connie Mettler on May 3, 2015 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

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