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Kimberly Merck- Moore
  • Female
  • Hewitt, TX
  • United States
  • Mixed Media
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Kimberly Merck- Moore's Discussions

When trying to get into a new gallery, do you list your art fair experience on your resume?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kimberly Merck- Moore May 7, 2012. 4 Replies

  I am trying to get into a new gallery, of course they are requesting a resume.  I am new to the art fair world, and was wondering, does your art fair experience count when it comes to the gallery…Continue

Tags: galleries, biography, resume

Art in the Square, Southlake

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cindi Hendrickson Jan 31, 2012. 5 Replies

 I was wondering if anyone out there could give me advice on booth placement for Art in the Square, Southlake?  I just got my invite, and would like to pick my booth, but this is my first time doing…Continue

Tags: booth, placement, Southlake, Square, in

Is this photograph really worth $4.3 million?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Hunsucker Nov 25, 2011. 12 Replies

   An undisclosed buyer paid $4.3 million for a photograph by Andreas Gursky on Tuesday last week at Christie's Auction House in New York.  The photo was origionally estimated to bring in between…Continue

Tags: expensive, auction, photography

What questions are appropriate to ask a show promoter?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kimberly Merck- Moore Jul 27, 2011. 6 Replies

I just got accepted into Georgetown Art in the Square (In it's third year).  I have noticed a couple of bad reviews on this site, especially comments on traffic.  The promoter used to be with Bayou…Continue


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Your Medium
Mixed Media
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Wildflower Art Show, Salado, Texas, March 2011
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
I love to meet new people and talk about my medium.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
googling the best way to get into art fairs

Kimberly Merck- Moore's Blog

Art as a surprise?

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 8:42pm 18 Comments

  My last four shows have not been as profitable as I would like. I am new to the art show world, and I am trying just about every show that I think may be a possibility in my area.  I live in Texas, and have decided to stay in my state for the first few years to get my feet wet, and figure out which shows work best for me.  My fall shows are all new to me, and each have been within at least a four hour drive. 

  What is interesting for me, is that for my past four shows, if it were…


Yes, another tent question, but in desperation with a broken sidewall zipper...

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 7:32am 8 Comments

I was at a show this past weekend and my trimline sidewall zipper broke where it attaches to the canopy and is now  stuck to the canopy.  I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to remove it without breaking the zipper?  I am a little desperate as I have a show this weekend with chances of rain, and fear that my only recourse is overnighting a new sidewall.  Any suggestions?

Main Street Fort Worth Jurying

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 1:22pm 25 Comments


  In light of my recent rejection from Main Street, I would like to share my experience attending their open jury.

  The jury was held on November 10th and 11th at the Norris Conference Center in downtown Fort Worth.  Open Jury was on the 10th, from 9am to 5pm.  Michele Beniak was at the door when I arrived at nine, greeting the artists.  Jay (?), I could not understand or hear his last name, (I am partially deaf), introduced himself to everyone that came to observe, and…


Watter's Creek Art Festival ?

Posted on March 1, 2011 at 9:59am 2 Comments

Hello, I was wondering if anyone had information about the Watter's Creek Art Festival held in Allen, Texas?

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At 2:22pm on November 18, 2010, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to, Kimberly. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add a photo to your profile and stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

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At 10:09pm on November 21, 2011, Connie Mettler gave Kimberly Merck- Moore a gift
Thank you, Kimberly, for referring Emie Stewart to Art Fair Insiders.
At 9:37am on June 03, 2012, Connie Mettler gave Kimberly Merck- Moore a gift
Many thanks, Kimberly, for your continued support of our websites. It is sincerely appreciated.
At 10:56pm on May 19, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Kimberly Merck- Moore a gift
Thank you, Kimberly, for referring Susan Elizabeth Manzello to Art Fair Insiders.
At 2:24pm on August 16, 2014, Pauline Haas-Vaughn said…

Hi Kimberly: I was curious if you ever did Art on the Greene and if so, how was it? I was looking for a TX show to pair with Bayou. Thanks

At 12:54pm on April 20, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Kimberly Merck- Moore a gift
Thank you, Kimberly, for referring Kay Reinke to Art Fair Insiders.
At 5:46pm on June 29, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Kimberly Merck- Moore a gift
Kimberly, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2015 Pledge Drive.

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