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Geoff Coe's Blog – November 2013 Archive (3)

Good art, small crowds at Miromar Outlets: Estero FA Show, Nov. 16-17, 2013

I've reviewed Patty Narozny's HotWorks "Estero Fine Art Shows"at Miromar Outlets extensively in the past.  You can read the most recent review (of the January 2013) here. It contains a link to even more reviews.

I spent this past weekend at HotWorks' annual fall show at Miromar Outlet, one of the three largest malls in SW Florida, halfway…


Added by Geoff Coe on November 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Loosening the purse strings in Venice (Nov. 2-3, 2013)

The Venice Art Festival has been my launchpad for the winter season since I got in the business six years ago.  The crowds that visit this Howard Alan show are good sized, they come year after year, and many of them are newly-arrived snowbirds from the upper midwest and Canada who are looking to decorate the winter homes. 

I've never had a bad show here, but in most years the visitors buy small.  That wasn't the case this year: it wound up as the best Venice show I've ever had.   The…


Added by Geoff Coe on November 5, 2013 at 12:06pm — 3 Comments

My Northeast Show Summer: Sandy and Sequester take their toll

Now back in Florida, I thought I'd take a couple of minutes and wrap up the telling of my show experiences in the Northeast.  It was a challenging summer for show sales, but a great opportunity to expand my inventory and my marketing presence.  We'll see, in time, if that work pays off.

But first, let's look at the last few shows on my agenda. After about 10 days of R&R back home in Florida,  I flew back into Atlantic City International Airport (via Spirit Air, which sends a…


Added by Geoff Coe on November 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

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