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Tammie T Everly
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • United States
  • Jewelry =mixed medium, polymer…
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Moving to FL this Summer and Starting from Scratch...

Started Feb 8, 2016 0 Replies

Hi AFI Friends,I am a Navy wife in Virginia, and we just got orders to the Daytona Beach, FL area where my husband will be teaching at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  I would like any advice…Continue

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Tammie T Everly replied to Connie Mettler's discussion Pledge Drive Big Prize Grab 2018
"Emailed regarding The Beaches show - I love that event and would be grateful for that prize. :-)"
Jun 4
Tammie T Everly commented on Chris van atta's blog post Booth Photo Question for submission! | Can I set it up in my yard? for Jury Photo?
"It should be fine, you will edit it down enough that the outdoor location is unimportant. Try to do it on an overcast day -bright sun is no good.  You need to show all 3 sides down. Set your tripod at around 53 inches high. Look up photographer…"
Jun 4
Tammie T Everly replied to Barry Shandler's discussion Fighting rain on EZ ups
"I am an EZup fan as I am female and usually flying solo in my setup and breakdown. I did a very rainy event last weekend and a veteran artist near me shared a great idea which I plan to incorporate. Get a clean tuna can and a large size frisbee,…"
May 10
Tammie T Everly replied to Rachel Murray's discussion Newbie not getting into Art Fairs :( looking for booth feedback
"Your bags are very cool but I do find your display a bit distracting. I get that you are going for a 'rustic' vibe, but IMHO opinion there are a few things that you should neaten up. The main thing I find distracting is the wonky table…"
Apr 9
Tammie T Everly commented on Nels johnson's blog post Halifax Art Fest—Daytona Beach—easy-peezy but do not drive a long way to do it
"Glad you are back at the blogging, I always enjoy your reviews. You are pretty much spot on as always with your review. A friend and I each did this event for the first time, although we made the mistake of participating in the 'fine…"
Nov 7, 2017
Tammie T Everly posted a blog post

My Second Sleepover Show - 2017 'The Beaches Art Fest' - Jacksonville Beach,

I am pretty new to the FL art scene having lived here just over a year, but I want to share a quick post about THE BEACHES ART FEST in Jacksonville Beach, FL.I have Participated in the spring show in St. Augustine, FL put on by the Holiday Art Show promotion team. Lynn Wettach, the organizer is very warm and supportive person who really seems to care about her artists and the event that she is running. The Beaches Art Fest is a relatively new event as I understand it, only in its fourth year in…See More
Oct 16, 2017
Tammie T Everly commented on Ron Mellott's blog post Being told our position on a wait-list
"I love your idea. I have not yet achieved entry into a high end show, but in an effort to improve, I have emailed organizers after being rejected and asked for feedback. Some have offered guidance, most have not. It's a never ending puzzle to…"
Jul 12, 2017
Tammie T Everly received a gift from Connie Mettler
Jun 27, 2017
Sofia T commented on Tammie T Everly's blog post My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17
"I did the St. Augustine Old Town Art show for April 8-9 2017. (oil painter) PROS: 1. easy setup load and unloading 2. staff was great and super sweet and adorable. 3. everyone gets a 12x12 corner booth and plenty of space in the back 4. its a field…"
May 29, 2017
Tammie T Everly commented on Nels Johnson's blog post Main Street Fort Worth--Absolute killer show for most of us
"I feel like in this day and age even 'good' art shows can be a Vegas poker game, thanks for showing that a royal flush is still possible! Now awaiting the food & beverage review...  :-)"
Apr 28, 2017
Kathleen J. Clausen commented on Tammie T Everly's blog post My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17
"Tammy, I really enjoyed reading your blog post as well as this review. Your pictures are really fun.  I loved seeing how you reconfigured your set-up for the corner booth.  Gives me a lot to think about.  Also good to read about a…"
Apr 21, 2017
Jacki Bilsborrow commented on Tammie T Everly's blog post My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17
"Tammie, you sure included a lot of great photos in your blog post.  I hope people take a few minutes to look at them.  Thanks for posting about your first "sleep over" show.  I am glad that turned out to be a good experience…"
Apr 18, 2017
Linda Patrick commented on Tammie T Everly's blog post My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17
"We do the St. Augustine show Thanksgiving weekend and love it.  I handcraft paper beads and create earrings, bracelets and necklaces.  Price points $20 - $120.  We usually average $3,000 - $3,500 for the two days.  Easy set…"
Apr 17, 2017
Daniel Donaldson commented on Tammie T Everly's blog post My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17
"It's been a few years since I've attended that show but I've done it several times, spring and fall.  I'll chime in with a plug for a good promoter.  Lynn Wettach is professional, available, approachable and responsive,…"
Apr 12, 2017
Tammie T Everly posted a blog post

My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17

St. Augustine FL Old Town Art ShowThe link above is my blog post with pictures and such, about my experience at the Old Town Art Show in St. Augustine, FL.Some points that were not mentioned were: 1. Very easy load in and out2. Super easy, free and convenient artist parking3. Everyone has a corner booth4.  12x12 space w/ 5' behind for storage5. The event takes place in a flat, open…See More
Apr 11, 2017
Tammie T Everly commented on Nels Johnson's blog post St. Petersburg Fine Art Show--not bad if you were not in the sand
"I'll be at Heathrow this week too, my first time there. Fingers crossed for a good result!"
Feb 28, 2017

Profile Information

Your Medium
Jewelry =mixed medium, polymer clay, resin, wire, beading, assemblage, ephemera
Years in the Art Fair Business
5
First show ever
First show was me being signed up, against my will by a friend to do an Elementary school in 2011. First 'real' high end, juried show- 2013 Gosport Fine Arts Festival, Portsmouth, VA
What is your website?
http://ttedesigns.com
What are the best things about art fairs
Seeing people as excited about my work as I am.
Best show ever and why
Gosport Fine Arts Festival 2013- My first juried, two day, outdoor show. The staff was amazing, the volunteers were great, my sales were excellent and to top it off I won the Award for Distinction in Jewelry!
Worst show ever and why
Grassfield HS Spring show. Poor advertising, poor attendance, unorganized, terrible spot
Who referred you to ArtFairInsiders.com? Please be specific.
Found on the internet while looking for information on doing higher end shows
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm a self taught artist & serendipitous tinkerer.

Tammie T Everly's Blog

My Second Sleepover Show - 2017 'The Beaches Art Fest' - Jacksonville Beach,

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

I am pretty new to the FL art scene having lived here just over a year, but I want to share a quick post about THE BEACHES ART FEST in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

I have Participated in the spring show in St. Augustine, FL put on by the Holiday Art Show promotion team. Lynn Wettach, the organizer is very warm and supportive person who really seems to care about her artists and the event that she is running. 

The Beaches Art Fest is a relatively new event as I understand it, only in…

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My First Ever "Sleep Over" Show - Old Town Art Show - St. Augustine, FL 4/8-9/17

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 9:01am 5 Comments

St. Augustine FL Old Town Art Show

The link above is my blog post with pictures and such, about my experience at the Old Town Art Show in St. Augustine, FL.

Some points that were not mentioned were: 

1. Very easy load in and out

2. Super easy, free and convenient artist parking

3. Everyone has a corner booth

4.…

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Seeking Advice for Establishing Myself in Florida

Posted on January 13, 2017 at 5:11pm 12 Comments

Hi Friends,

I am a military wife and jewelry artist. I moved for my husbands job from Virginia to Florida a few months ago. As I have been making attempts to re-establish myself here in Florida [New Smyrna Beach/Volusia County] I am hitting some crazy road blocks and I was wondering if any FL artists could share their perspective with me.

I know every state is different, but FL seems to have a lot of extra hoops to jump through. I am being told that I need to pay & have a…

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At 11:37pm on May 19, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Tammie.  I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

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Best wishes,

Connie Mettler

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Tammie, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2017 Pledge Drive.

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