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Renee Engebretson
  • Female
  • Hudson, WI
  • United States
  • glass
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Cherry Creek - Denver, CO

Posted on July 10, 2009 at 11:38pm 2 Comments

Good fortune has allowed us to do Cherry Creek for 13 years - not consecutively. After not being there last year we had hoped that things would be good. It was the first time EVER, anywhere, that we sold only one piece over $100.00. Sales were not anywhere near what they should be for a show of this caliber. Interest however, was amazing. I don't remember both of us talking this much- but it was like pulling teeth. We also gave out MANY business cards. Have had two call backs for larger pieces… Continue

Des Moines Art Festival.

Posted on July 10, 2009 at 11:16pm 1 Comment

We did the Des Moines art fair last month, this is only the second time for us. The last time we did it was six years ago. Our sales figures were pretty much the same which is okay with us. Of course when it comes to sales, mediocre is the new good. The show is great about communication, advertising, volunteers, load in and out. They had water coolers behind the booths so you could fill your glass and not accumulate all those plastic bottles. Snacks all weekend (though not much in the healthy… Continue

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At 11:25am on February 4, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
Howdy Renee~
Thanks for adding us as a "friend" Ugh ~ Kind of like being back in junior high :)
Do ya'll have a busy show season planned?
At 11:56am on February 4, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
we will be at cherry creek. i am so excited that he got in ~ always a gamble. we start the season in gulf breeze, fl. then the next weekend in fairhope, al. we will be staying close to my parents.
we stay with a sweet friend of mine, susie bowman. she has a page on this site. if you have time, leave her a note. she is brand new to the art fair world.
tell jim hi
At 12:12pm on January 22, 2010, Jay McDougall said…
Hey Renee, we're only doing Palm Beach (that's about all my head can take). See you there. We're staying in the Studio 6 (kitchen etc...) for 5 nights at $64. Terry Evans is staying for 7 nights @ $54, also 4 nights for $69, I could prattle on but I think you get the idea. See you there.
At 11:13am on March 22, 2011, Sabrina Aughenbaugh said…

Congrats Renee on your Award of Excellence at the 52nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival.


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