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Rosie Wilhelm
  • Female
  • Round Lake, IL
  • United States
  • Oil, Acrylic, Pastel
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Deer Park Art Fair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosie Wilhelm Feb 28. 2 Replies

I have been accepted to the Deer Park Art Show, September 1-2, 2018 in Deer Park, IL.  Has anyone had any experience with this show?  I can't seem to find any insight.  Thank you in advance!RosieContinue

Tags: Show, Art, Park, Deer

LOOKING FOR MESH PANELS

Started Apr 21, 2017 0 Replies

Does anyone have any mesh panels they are looking to sell?  I am in the Northeast Illinois - Southeast Wisconsin area.  I thought I would look here first.  Thank you!RosieContinue

Tags: Panels, Mesh

Monumental Art Fair - Racine, Wisconsin - ANY ADVICE?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linnea Lahlum Apr 22, 2017. 5 Replies

I would like anyone's experience with this show.  I am new to the art fair shows and this will be my first show this year.  I am wondering how the crowds are.Thanks!RosieContinue

Tags: WI, Racine, Fair, Art, Monumental

Wells Street Art Fair, Chicago, IL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosie Wilhelm Feb 16, 2017. 12 Replies

I have been invited to exhibit at this art fair.  It will be my second one.  Has anyone had any recent experience with this fair?  I am wondering how sales would be.Continue

Tags: Fair, Art, Street, Wells

 

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Rosie Wilhelm commented on Rosie Wilhelm's blog post Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL
"Thanks Geri!"
Oct 15
geri a. wegner commented on Rosie Wilhelm's blog post Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL
"This isn't really a starving artists show.  Amy puts no restrictions on the top price and anyone can discount whatever they want.  In contrast--Mt. Mary Starving Artists show in Milwaukee.  Nothing over $100, nothing.…"
Oct 12
Lynnette Shelley commented on Rosie Wilhelm's blog post Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL
"Yeah I personally would not do a show where they emphasize how cheap it is. But maybe it depends on what type of work you do. "
Oct 12
Steve Sawusch commented on Rosie Wilhelm's blog post Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL
"Seems like a horrible show name to me. A rebrand could help a little. Might get a few more people to show up. "
Oct 12
Rosie Wilhelm posted a blog post

Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL

Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL Dates: 9/29-30/2018Time: 10AM - 5PMWeather, Saturday, 50-60 degrees, cloudySunday: 50 degrees, rain off and on all dayLoad In: Friday night 6-7pm. no early check in since they have to close off the street. Saturday morning 6-9:30am.Load Out: Sunday, 5pm. Everything has to be broke down and at the curb before you can get a sticker in order to bring your car in to load up. Booth Fee: $230.00My Media: Oil PaintingsPromoter: Amdur Productions.Price…See More
Oct 11
Rosie Wilhelm commented on Nels johnson's blog post The Shaw Art Fair (SF)—Last weekend in St. Louis
"Great Review!  Thank you so much!"
Oct 11
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Sonja Jones's discussion Does size matter? (with regard to artwork!!!)
"Thanks Larry and Robbie!"
Jun 6
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Sonja Jones's discussion Does size matter? (with regard to artwork!!!)
"Thanks for asking this! I was wondering the same thing."
Jun 6
Rosie Wilhelm commented on Meg Mettler's blog post Call for Artists: 51st Starving Artist Fair: A Sunday in the Park
"Has anyone done this show?  "
Apr 23
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Rosie Wilhelm's discussion Deer Park Art Fair
"Thanks Joanne!  It has been moved up to Labor Day weekend, and I thought maybe it will draw more people.  I haven't had anyone respond yet who has done the show when Amy took over.   I appreciate the reply! Rosie"
Feb 28
Joanne Barsanti replied to Rosie Wilhelm's discussion Deer Park Art Fair
"I did this art fair for two years, before Amy Amdur took over. While this is a very upscale shopping center in an area of very large homes, and the shopping center is well-attended; they don't seem to care about the art. Maybe things have…"
Feb 28
Rosie Wilhelm posted a discussion

Deer Park Art Fair

I have been accepted to the Deer Park Art Show, September 1-2, 2018 in Deer Park, IL.  Has anyone had any experience with this show?  I can't seem to find any insight.  Thank you in advance!RosieSee More
Feb 27
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Sherry Pelletier's discussion Newbie question about "body of work"
"Thanks for posting this!  I needed to know the answer to this question too.  "
Feb 13
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Connie Mettler's discussion Here Comes Santa! Part II - 2017
"Ok! Thanks Connie!"
Jan 23
Rosie Wilhelm replied to Connie Mettler's discussion Here Comes Santa! Part II - 2017
"Who won the $50 Gift card?"
Jan 23
Paula Decker Haynes left a comment for Rosie Wilhelm
"Thanks Rosie. I am so glad that you are pleased. I have not received mine yet but there is plenty of time still. Merry Christmas."
Dec 17, 2017

Profile Information

Your Medium
Oil, Acrylic, Pastel
Years in the Art Fair Business
6
First show ever
6.6.2015 - Lake Villa, IL
What is your website?
http://www.artworksbyrosie.com
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting the People!
Best show ever and why
The Monument Art Fair in 2017. I did really well and met alot of great people! I also got great advise from artists and made some new friends.
Worst show ever and why
One show where they wouldn't let us use our tents because of the wind and then it started to snow. hehehe
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
I don't remember. I think I did a search on google for Art Fairs and found the site.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I have won Demolition Derbys!

Rosie Wilhelm's Blog

Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Highwood Starving Artists Show, Highwood, IL 

Dates: 9/29-30/2018

Time: 10AM - 5PM

Weather, Saturday, 50-60 degrees, cloudy

Sunday: 50 degrees, rain off and on all day

Load In: Friday night 6-7pm. no early check in since they have to close off the street. Saturday morning 6-9:30am.

Load Out: Sunday, 5pm. Everything has to be broke down and at the curb before you can get a sticker in…

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At 7:59am on June 25, 2015, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Rosemary,

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders!  We're delighted to have you join us here and hope you'll take some time to look around and make yourself at home.  Thanks and continued success.

At 6:26pm on June 25, 2015, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Rosemary.  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 make it.  We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

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At 7:04pm on December 17, 2017, Paula Decker Haynes said…

Thanks Rosie. I am so glad that you are pleased. I have not received mine yet but there is plenty of time still. Merry Christmas.

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