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Connie Mettler's Blog – August 2011 Archive (13)

Calling Carla Fox!

Carla, creator of Art in the High Desert, has been missing from this site for awhile now. Could it be because she has been busy making jewelry and wearing her show director hat as she geared up for Art in the High Desert in Bend, OR, this last weekend, August 27 & 28? We'd love a report Carla.


In the meantime, here is a report from the Central Oregon news, including a video:…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 29, 2011 at 3:23pm — 10 Comments

Call for Artists: Fall Arts & Crafts Ensemble

Saturday, November 19  

Canton, Michigan

     Plymouth High School

     8400 Beck Rd.

     Sponsored by the Plymouth-Canton Music Boosters…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 28, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Show of the Month: Arts, Beats & Eats, September 2-5, Royal Oak, MI

Labor Day Weekend

September 2-5…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 26, 2011 at 11:00am — 11 Comments

You are Invited - ZAPP Conference, September 19 & 20, Atlanta

Want to know what happened at the last one? Details:

Stop the presses!

Curious about what’s in store at the ZAPP® Conference? Listen to the two most popular sessions from last year’s conference: The 2010 opening presentation, Rise of the Aggregators, and the 2010 symposium session, State of the Art Fair.

Rise of the Aggregators:

The 2010 conference opened with a presentation from writer, researcher, lecturer, and cultural consultant, András…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 25, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Featured Artist: Ginny Herzog - Architectural Art & Mixed Media

An interior designer by training and vocation, Ginny Herzog has taken her eye for detail and interest in architectural elements and abstracted it into one-of-a kind mixed media paintings using oils, watercolor, crayons, graphite, cold wax and any other medium that will give her the effect she is… Continue

Added by Connie Mettler on August 24, 2011 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

6 Non-Art Fair Opportunities for Artists

1.  Public art call, Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor seeks an artist, or artist collaborators to create artwork(s) for permanent inclusion in the southwest corner of the main lobby area of the Ann Arbor Justice Center (AAJC). Deadline for submissions of qualifications has been extended. Contact Aaron Seagraves, Public Art Administrator, for more information. $150K for public art inside Ann Arbor police-courts building lobby. Deadline is 09.01.11 -…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 22, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

Planning for Emergencies at Outdoor Events

Saturday night a freak storm came up at the Indiana State Fair and destroyed the main stage and killed four people, sending many more to the hospital. 

So here we go again. Just as these storms have wreaked havoc on much smaller tents at art fairs it even happens at the big events. The Indiana State Fair is one of the biggest ones in the country and a large crowd had gathered to hear the band, Sugarland.

Monday morning the regular staff meeting in preparation for Labor Day…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — 19 Comments

Call for Artists: ArtFest Fort Myers

                February 4 & 5, 2012…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 15, 2011 at 3:58am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Art Fair on the Meadows

September 24 & 25Lake St. Louis logo

Lake St. Louis, Missouri

3rd Annual Art Fair on the Meadows at Lake St. Louis…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 11, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments

Postponed: Midtown Atlanta Festival of the Arts

The Midtown Festival of the Arts in an excellent location in Atlanta premiered last year to rave reviews…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 10, 2011 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: 12th Annual Bloomsbury Fine Art & Craft Festival

September 24 & 25

Bloomsbury, New Jersey

on the historic Main Street

60+ Exhibitors

Deadline:  August 26…

Added by Connie Mettler on August 9, 2011 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Uptown, Mystic, Kimball, Asheville -- great art fairs for August??

It is always interesting to see the PR that comes from the shows from the local media. Here are a few from this past weekend:

Not sure if this headline would make me want to attend this show in the Cleveland area: Lakewood Arts Festival a Sweltering Success...…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 7, 2011 at 8:30pm — 18 Comments

3 New Jersey Fall Shows - A Few Spaces Left

November 12 & 13

Westfield, New…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 2, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

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