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Ron Gage
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  • Westland, Michigan
  • United States
  • Photography
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What inventory to sell/bring to a show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Berman on Thursday. 2 Replies

This one will hopefully spark a good conversation!In short, what mix of inventory do you take with you to a show?  What sells?I'm not talking about subject matter as that is as varied and random as…Continue

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Introduction

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Hello, one and all!Ron Gage here from Westland, Michigan (about 20 miles west of downtown Detroit).  I am just now getting into my first full year of doing art shows here - focusing primarily on…Continue

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Larry Berman replied to Ron Gage's discussion What inventory to sell/bring to a show
"http://bermangraphics.com/blog/how-much-inventory-when-starting-out/ Larry Bermanhttp://BermanGraphics.com412-401-8100"
Thursday
Fletcher Dean replied to Ron Gage's discussion What inventory to sell/bring to a show
"Hey Ron - It's the million dollar question. OK, maybe the thousand dollar question. i'm in either my fourth or fifth year - they're all running together - so some old hands will have more reliable thoughts but my bottom line is: you…"
Thursday
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Wednesday
Ron Gage replied to Fletcher Dean's discussion Saginaw Art Fair Review
"As a former Saginaw resident, I look forward to doing this show this year (2019).  Thank you for the review Fletcher!  Hopefully, I'll see you there! Here's hoping for a good show for us both!"
Wednesday
Ron Gage replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"Hi everyone! I've found what I am looking for locally so I am all set! Thank you for looking in and make it a great day! Ron Gage"
Mar 17
Ron Gage replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"Hi Greg: That was going to be my next step if nothing came about with trying to find used panels. I just picked up 9 2x8 panels though so I am all set. Thanks! Ron Gage"
Mar 17
Ron Gage replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"Hi Lary: Thank you for your reply.  I just got 9 2x8 panels from a guy in Plymouth so I am all set now.  I've seen but not been inside the fixture store on 8-mile just west of Woodward.  I know they sell new 2x6 panels at $27…"
Mar 17
Sheila Lamberson replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"I have 12 black 2 x 6 panels plus gridwall T-legs. The T-legs have only been used indoors a couple of times. The panels are all in good shape. I’m asking $20/each. I live in central Illinois (Bloomington)."
Mar 16
Lary Bailey replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"Hi Ron I live here in SE Michigan. Try Store Fixture Company, they are on 8 mile Rd. They are closed today and tomorrow, back open on Monday at 8:30. They should have scads of it. If they don't have the grill work, I have taken 4 foot wide one…"
Mar 16
Greg Little replied to Ron Gage's discussion Wanted: 2x6 black gridwall, Westland MI area (Detroit).
"have you checked to see if any store fixture supply shops are nearby? If there is you can usually get them for around $30 each"
Mar 16
Connie Mettler left a comment for Ron Gage
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Ron. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members…"
Mar 12
Christina L. Towell left a comment for Ron Gage
"Hi Ron, Welcome to AFI, fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site beneficial.  Thanks so much for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck…"
Feb 28
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Your Medium
Photography
Years in the Art Fair Business
1
First show ever
Royal Oak Holiday Market
What is your website?
http://www.prgstudios.com
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting the other artists and the visitors
Best show ever and why
Too new to be certain.
Worst show ever and why
Well, my first show was kinda challenging. It was a thursday/friday show, we had a snowstorm those days and very small crowds.
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Karl Wertanen of Monroe, MI
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I play a Computer server engineer by day

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At 9:23am on February 28, 2019, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Ron,

Welcome to AFI, fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site beneficial.  Thanks so much for subscribing to the newsletter and best of luck as you move forward.

At 3:46pm on March 12, 2019, Connie Mettler said…

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