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Connie Mettler's Blog – August 2019 Archive (9)

Last Call: Jefferson County Makers Market

(aka JeffCo MO Maker's mART)
September 14 & 15

Added by Connie Mettler on August 30, 2019 at 9:54am — No Comments

Des Moines Artist Sues for Copyright Infringement

Des Moines Art Festival Exec Stephen King sent me this story:

Des Moines artist Chris Williams never imagined his work would be in a Super Bowl ad, but he recently became aware that an ad by the supermarket chain Hy-Vee featured prominently his mural in a Des Moines neighborhood. Not only that, the narrator was Oprah. It was a 4 minute feature…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 26, 2019 at 4:03pm — 16 Comments

Podcast: Where Does the Money Go? First Time Event Expenses

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 5:00 - 5:30 PM ET

Part II of a series to understand the operations of creating a new art show.

Artists and Charities Hand in…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 22, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Last Call: Miami Fine Art Show - a new event!

Miami, Florida…

Added by Connie Mettler on August 22, 2019 at 10:21am — No Comments

Call for Artists: American Craft Council


Added by Connie Mettler on August 18, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Next Podcast: Planning a New Art Fair - 5 easy lessons

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Tuesday, August 20, 5:00 to 5:30 pm ET

Can Florida use another art festival? Does Palm…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 15, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Artisanville

November 2 & 3

Greenville, South Carolina
Presented by: Artisanville, LLC
250 Artists
Deadline: August 31

Notification Date: September 15

Application Fee: $20    Booth Fee: $210-$350…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 14, 2019 at 9:50am — No Comments

La Quinta Art Festival 2020? The show must go on

New promoter chosen

It was with great sadness that artists and art lovers learned in June that there would not be an art festival in La Quinta in March 2020 because of differences in viewpoints/missions between the La Quinta Foundation and the city of La Quinta.…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 7, 2019 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Can an art fair help the local economy?

50 years ago Park City, Utah, known as a great winter resort area, was a ghost town in the summer. This year the Kimball Art Festival held in the downtown streets celebrates its 50th anniversary. And what does Park City look like this August 2019? 

Think about this:

Last year, nearly 50,000 people attended the festival, and between their food, lodging and transportation needs, festival purchases and other expenses, the visitors left an economic impact…


Added by Connie Mettler on August 2, 2019 at 12:25pm — No Comments

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