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Connie Mettler's Blog – June 2016 Archive (17)

Call for Artists: 40th Annual Columbus Winterfair

December 2-4

Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Expo Center


430 Artists

Deadline: July 8
Application fee: $27; Booth fee: $390-$765…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 30, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Your Art in Thieves Hands

Criminals have struck again

Last month California jewelry artists lost their inventories in two separate thefts.. Deborah and Kevin Healy of Healy Designs had their jewelry stolen from their van when they stopped at a restaurant after a show. In a separate incident, Laurie Lehman of Floral Jewels lost her…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 30, 2016 at 10:16am — 14 Comments

Call for Artists: 38th Annual Greater Cincinnati Winterfair



November 25-27 

Covington, Kentucky

Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Presented by: Ohio Designer Craftsmen
220 artists
Deadline: July 8
Application fee: $27/Booth fee:…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 28, 2016 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Art Paired - 2 Days to Deadline

September 10 & 11 - Franklin, TN

September 17 & 18 - Memphis, TN


Presented by: ArtWorks Foundation, a 501c3 corp.

80 Artists

Deadline:  June 29…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 26, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

"I'll Be Back; I'll Think About it"

What to say next without being "salesy" or using a  "hard sell."

(Sorry folks, there seems to be a technical glitch at ArtFairRadio.com, click here to listen)

Just in time for the big July art…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 24, 2016 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: 48th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts

December 2-4
Tempe, Arizona
Presented by the Tempe Foundation
Downtown Tempe…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 24, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Last Call: 5th Annual Winter Glory Fine Craft Show - 3 days to deadline

November 18 & 19

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Presented by the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council

47 Exhibitors

Deadline: June 24



Application fee: $35

Booth fees from $125 for members to $200 for non-members



Located just 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, the Polish Center of Wisconsin is a charming…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 21, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

"Sorry Bunch of Show Directors", or maybe not

From my mailbox: 

May 27, 2016

Hello Connie,

  Last year and half have been the most difficult for Jin and I, due to my having a heart attack Feb. 2015 on the way back from Mt Dora, losing every show we had for 2015. Interestingly not one show offered to help in any manner such as maybe we can help you with a booth next year. Send us a doctors letter and we will…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 21, 2016 at 9:55am — No Comments

Podcast: Selling Art Face to Face

NEXT PODCAST: WED., JUNE 22, 5 PM ET

Mckenna Hallett, a professional trainer and consultant for small business, shares strategic tips from her 25 year career that has covers the entire spectrum of earning a living as an artist: developing a…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 17, 2016 at 9:30pm — 18 Comments

Call for Artists: Art Under the Stars, Maitland (FL)

40th Annual Maitland Rotary Art Festival

November 11-13

Beautiful Lake Lily Park in Maitland, Florida

135 Artists

Deadline: June 30

Application fee: $35

Booth fee: $325

You…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 16, 2016 at 6:48pm — No Comments

First Time Ann Arbor Art Fair - South U - Help!

From my mailbox:

Hi Connie, I watched several of your videos of A2 Art Fair. Total newcomer to art fairs with my paintings, I've now done all of 2 art fairs here in Mi, where I live showing my ceramics. (Royal oak clay and glass and Palmer park. )
I am a little scared now...I was too inexperienced to be scared for these last two but have now seen what must have…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 16, 2016 at 6:11pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: 39th Creston/Southwest Iowa Balloon Days Art Festival



September 17 & 18 

Creston, Iowa

Presented by:  Creston: Arts


50 Artists

Deadline: June 30



Application fee: $25/Booth fee: $75-100



Registration Deadline:  Application and fee is required to reserve your space by June 30. No refunds after August…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 14, 2016 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 10th Annual Artalicious

September 16 & 17

Adrian, Michigan


80 Exhibitors

Deadline: June 17



Application fee: $20; Booth fee: $60, includes electricity

Artalicious is an outdoor event located in beautiful historic downtown …

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 12, 2016 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Remembering Michael Craven

From my inbox:

Connie

I am Michael Craven's older brother.

It appears I created an account on your site soon after my brother's passing, but today, my youngest granddaughter asked to see his picture online as she was to young to remember him and it's her way to "connect" to him to her memory. When I brought it up in a search, I saw your…

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Added by Connie Mettler on June 10, 2016 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: The Art Market at Jordan Creek

October 8 & 9
West Des Moines, Iowa
Presented by: Sky's the Limit, Events and Design, LLC
100…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 10, 2016 at 7:24am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival

October 8 & 9
Newport News, Virginia
Presented by: Port Warwick Foundation
100 Artists
Deadline: June…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 6, 2016 at 7:28am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 6th Annual Mundelein Fine Arts Festival

September 10 & 11
Mundelein, Illinois
Presented by: Mundelein Community Connection
Sat. & Sun. 10am-5pm
45 Artists…
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Added by Connie Mettler on June 2, 2016 at 1:31pm — No Comments

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