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Bayou city bohemoth

I did Bayou City at the 300 artist size and I never made it around to see all, and no way could patrons if they really stopped to look at the art. Either they went to a special artist, were looking for "just the right piece" or were making a quick "gallery" tour.  Forget "be backs"; their shoes wore out the first go round.  It was well run for a massive show and Houston is my best market, but when it went to 450, I declined.  I agree with the other artists that feel like the organizers money…


Added by Carol Lyon on May 21, 2014 at 8:02pm — 1 Comment

waiting lists

I was just informed that I'm on the waiting list for Waterways in Houston for photography. What are the chances of getting in on a waiting list for a big show like this?

Added by Carol Lyon on November 19, 2010 at 8:27pm — 4 Comments

Past the Predictions - Rockport, TX Art Festival

With all the weather predictions indicating a disastrous outcome to the Rockport Art Festival, the hurricane played out just in time for a breezy but delightful event. Being my 1st time to show here, I was told that the crowds were down but most vendors had adequate though not spectacular sales. I saw a lot of driftwood bird sculptures leaving with customers and my neighbor sold a large painting along with several small ones. Mainly, all were just happy that they made expences and weren't… Continue

Added by Carol Lyon on July 6, 2010 at 12:08am — 3 Comments

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