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Nels johnson's Blog – February 2020 Archive (3)

ArtFest Fort Myers— Finally, a really good show, my first This year.

Well, I just set up my booth at Gasparilla.  I am back in my old hometown of 20 years before moving to NSB.

So I am having a relaxing lunch at the Hall on Franklin Street in Tampa.

Eating a great poke bowl and chasing it with a great temponiollo wine.

So, I figured, what the hell, you got the rest of the day to fuck off.  Thus, my final behind the time blog of FM artfest which happened the first weekend of this month.

With this blog, I am officially caught…

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Added by Nels johnson on February 28, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sanibel Rotary Art Show—what happened to people on Sunday.

This has been a long-running Show over 25 years old.

Held same week in Feb. as The Grove And Artigras.

This was my first time doing this show.

I bailed on Artigras, which I have done for nearly 30 years. It has been a downhill debacle for the last five years.

So, I always have heard great things about the Sanibel show.

Only about 220 exhibitors. Held in the height of season.  Plenty of money around. Lots of Midwest tourists.

Well, the long and short…

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Added by Nels johnson on February 26, 2020 at 1:17pm — 7 Comments

Art Fiesta, New Smyrna Beach— more fiesta than art

Sorry, I am way behind on my blogs— busy show schedule.

So I will blog about my most recent, last weekend in my home town.

This is more a craft show than an art show.

People walking their dogs vastly outnumbered any buyers.

I have yet, in 45 years, ever sell a piece of my art to a dog walking fair- goer.

Maybe it is just me.

The dog senses my intent and secretly alerts his master.  “This guy is trying to get you to part with hardwon cash.  Save it…

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Added by Nels johnson on February 24, 2020 at 1:57pm — 4 Comments

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