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Connie Mettler's Blog – December 2019 Archive (4)

Choosing between commercial appeal or your passion

This is a Christmas gift for everyone who got into this business because they want to live their life as an artist but then found out that your most artistic work wasn't selling like you wished. You looked around at what was selling and then made one of 3 choices:

  1. create work…

Added by Connie Mettler on December 16, 2019 at 4:55pm — 3 Comments

Sausalito Art Festival put on hold due to unforeseen issues, including security costs

A sad story here, something that artists rarely hear about, the background of finding the money to host art fairs. Especially the larger events, there is no way that booth fees and application fees pay for the events to be held. 

The story cites the added security costs because of the shooting at the nearby Gilroy Art…


Added by Connie Mettler on December 12, 2019 at 10:07am — 3 Comments

Podcast: What is America's Best Art Fair

Friday, December 13, 1 pm ET has tallied all the votes in our 2019 Best Art Fair survey (8th Annual). We had a record number of participants reporting in the favorites. The goal of the survey is to encourage "art fair tourism", bringing art…


Added by Connie Mettler on December 11, 2019 at 10:21am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival

January 25 & 26
Pinecrest, Florida…

Added by Connie Mettler on December 9, 2019 at 9:54am — 2 Comments

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