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Hip Hop Dance Classes in Wilmington, DE Near You

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4.6 Blue Ballroom Rating: 4.6 (97)Address: 1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803Phone: (302) 984-2583Description: – Ailene Jensen Average rating My then fianc and I decided to learn dance for our wedding. Semi-private lessons were our first step. We then joined a group of couples made up of family members and friends. Even though we didn’t …

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Yamaha YAS-280 Alto Saxophone

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Since 1967, Yamaha has created a wide variety of saxophones for both beginner and advanced players. One of their recent models, the Yamaha YAS-280, is catered to the beginner. If you’re searching for a high-quality instrument, it’s no surprise you’ve come across the YAS-280. This model is prided as one of the best choices for …

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Head Voice vs Falsetto Voice

To most people, falsetto and head voice are just one and the same thing. Though this might be true for most rock music, it’s not true for other genres like alternative or dance music. The head voice is achieved when the singer sings with an open throat and a lower larynx. Falsetto voice is achieved …

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Best Digital Piano Keyboard Brands

Most digital pianos come with the option to have them delivered and assembled by a professional artist in-store or to have them delivered boxed so you can set it up yourself. The idea of building one yourself might sound stressful-but don’t worry, we’ll help ensure that you do it right! BEST 88-Key Electric Piano Brands …

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Guitar Lessons in Wilmington, DE

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4.9 The Music School of Delaware Rating: 4.9 (20)Address: 4101 Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19802Phone: (302) 762-1132Description: – Rivka Hawkins Average rating The Music School is a great place to be – the music and events are amazing and the faculty is outstanding! Visit us for a tour, class schedules, and event brochures. This school …

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Music Lessons in Wilmington, DE

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5.0 Cab Calloway School of the Arts Rating: 5.0 (27)Address: 100 N Dupont Rd, Wilmington, DE 19805Phone: (302) 651-2700Description: – Enrique Sims Average rating Cab Calloway is an incredible school! ! 4.5 DELAWARE MILITARY ACADEMY MUSIC ASSOCIATION Rating: 4.5 (32)Address: 112 Middleboro Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804Phone: (302) 998-0745Description: – Julius Becker Average rating I was …

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What are the advantages of no-deposit bets

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Modern betting is not without risks. No matter how appealing the odds or overall betting conditions are, there is no guarantee that you will win. You are more at risk of losing if you don’t know how to deal with the specific betting environment offered by a bookie in terms of odds, margins, and cashouts. …

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Best Yamaha Saxophones

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  Among various instruments by Yamaha, the instrument that we’ll be reviewing today is the Best Yamaha Saxophone – bobmintzer.com/reviews/best-yamaha-saxophones. It is an extremely interesting and challenging instrument, and the demand for it is growing every day. It was earlier used only for classical music, but at the beginning of the early 1900s, it found …

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WESTAF Presentation Printable

From a Meeting Convened to Discuss the Feasibility of Cooperative Art Fair Applications and the Use of the Internet to Introduce Jurying Efficiencies Prepared by WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation) 1543 Champa Street, Suite 220 Denver, Colorado 80202 These notes are neither minutes nor a transcription of the meeting. Rather, they are a reporting of …

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2004 DIRECTOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Thank you for registering for the 2004 NAIA Director Conference! We are happy to offer secure, encrypted on-line registration with your Visa or MasterCard (only.) NAIA Contributing Member $225   Non-member $295 To add a discounted “companion registration”, click on “Continue Shopping” after placing regular registration order above. You will be returned to this page …

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2004 NAIA Artist Conference

Bob at or you can reach any of us by using our name followed by naia-artists.org Rick PS. The NAIA Board has requested that the Artist Conference Committee start preparing for the 2005 AC. So if ideas don’t fit the 2004 agenda they may be perfect for the following year. TENTATIVE AGENDA as of February 1, …

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SHOW RANKINGS BY CATEGORY

In our continuing efforts to assemble and communicate information about artists and the shows in which they participate we have completed the tabulation on the 1998 Artists Survey. This was the first year we sent the survey to only NAIA members. Even though the number of surveys sent out was smaller than in previous years, …

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LETTER TO ARTISTS

April, 1996 Dear Artist, In June of 1995 a group of approximately 25 Old Town Art Fair artists met informally at the art fair to discuss concerns and interests regarding the current state of affairs in the art festival business. Included in the discussions were such topics as artists’ safety at shows, the decline of …

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1996 ANN ARBOR MEETING

July, 1996 Ann Arbor Art Fairs Ann Arbor, Michigan Ginny Herzog, Banister Pope, Rick Bruno, Michael Hamilton, Jim and Kathleen Eaton and Larry Oliverson got together after the Ann Arbor show to discuss future efforts of the NAIA. Although the discussions covered many areas the primary focus was related to the next issue of the newsletter. …

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NAIA CATEGORY ADVISORS

NAIA Category Advisors Committee head: Toni Mann 561-586-0764 | 724-659-3464 (summer) Email CLAY ADVISORS: Marilee Hall – 931-526-6649 Steven Hill – 816-523-7316 COMMITTEE: James and Lisa Tevia-Clark – 704-837-8256 Claudette & Paul Gerhold – 904-753-2564 Jim & Shirl Parmentier – 607-547-8544 DRAWING ADVISORS: Eugenie Torgersen – 616-687-1688 Dale Jarrett – 913-262-5841 COMMITTEE: Margaret Dyer – …

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Memorial to Howard Lieberman

Unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2007. Beloved husband of Kathleen Treleani; father of Deborah Lieberman and the late Mark Lieberman; stepfather of Christopher, Patrick and Jonathan Treleani; brother of Herbert Lieberman; grandfather of Oliver, Kye and Christopher; brother in law of Anna Lisiecki. Howard was a Professor of Art at CCAC and a nationally known …

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FESTIVAL OF THE MASTERS

Orlando, FL November, 1995 ARTISTS! SATURDAY, 6PM, LAKEFRONT STAGE If you’re reading this, it’s because as an artist who does outdoor shows you’re already part of a casual but amazingly effective information network. Most of what we know about shows and what’s happening on the show circuit we learn from other artists. Collectively, we share …

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2005 ARTIST CONFERENCE AGENDA

Please note that this is a tentative schedule only. We reserve the right to change times and topics. Day 1 ? Sunday, July 24 Afternoon PLAYTIME at Maumee Bay! An afternoon to enjoy the beaches, pools and other facilities of Maumee Bay Resort Evening Welcoming Dinner A Decade of Blazing Trails: The NAIA 10th Anniversary Celebration …

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REPRODUCTIONS AND ORIGINAL PRINTS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

The text of the presentation given at the IFEA Convention in Denver, September 1998 by Dale Rayburn Revised by the author Sept, 2001 At a recent meeting of the NAIA, Banister Pope introduced me as “an artist that had been doing outdoor shows since God was a boy”. It hasn’t been quite that long, however …

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“Ends” Policies

Adopted December 3-4, 2001 Global Ends Statement: THE MISSION OF NAIA IS THE PROFESSIONAL AND ECONOMIC SUCCESS OF ITS MEMBERSHIP Major Components of this Mission (not reflecting any order of priority except where noted): 1. There are viable markets for art. Quality art fairs (highest priority) Collaboration between artists and show producers Communications between artists and show …

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Memorial to Roddy Reed

I wanted to post on your forum but i am not a member. I want to say “Thank You” to NAIA and fellow artists for all the kind words and still remembering my uncle, Roddy Reed. There is no doubt that Roddy was the best when it came to his Pinch Pots. It still amazes …

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1997 ANN ARBOR MEETING

July, 1997 Ann Arbor Art Fairs Ann Arbor, Michigan Banister Pope, Gordon Bruno, Larry Oliverson, Lenny Lyons-Bruno, Jim and Kathleen Eaton, Robert Briscoe, Aletha Jones, Lynn Krause, Jody dePew McLeane, Barb Pihos, Sharon Donovan, Celeste Simon, Michael Hamilton and Ginny Herzog got together after the Ann Arbor Art Fairs with Bill Charney, former director of the …

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Memorial to Timothy Langholz

Timothy’s website Tim Langholz, 43, of Decorah, died suddenly Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, in Decorah. Memorial Services are today (Thursday, Nov. 6) at 11 a.m. at Decorah Lutheran Church in Decorah by Rev. Tom Pietz, Rev. Bryan Robertson and Rev. Allen Vik. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Fjelstul Funeral Home in …

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Memorial to Hal David Berger

Hal Berger, one man that created wonderful glass but lived life hard, died in his sleep at 54. For those who knew Hal knew him to be a man that kind of spit in the face of healthy living but was truly one of the more colorful characters of our art fair scene. Memorials posted …

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Memorial to Glenn Donovan

Some sad news to report here. I just learned the Glenn died yesterday from a pulmonary aneurism. It was sudden. He was having difficulties breathing over the weekend. We have lost a great man, a relentless humorist and a creative soul. He will truly be missed. Our hearts go out to Edie. A memorial is …

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NAIA IDEAL PROSPECTUS & SLIDE

This prospectus is designed to provide the information most often requested by artists. Events which include this information are encouraged to note “This prospectus/application is in accordance with NAIA standards”. Many thanks to member Jon Hecker for his work on the ideal prospectus! Cover: Name of Event Location of Event Date of Event Application Deadline Back Cover: …

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Memorial to Marvin Hill

After a battle with cancer, dear Marvin passed in 2003. In his honor, the Cherry Creek Arts Festival instituted a “Marvin Hill Award” for the 2004 show. In preparing this memorial section of the website, I asked Wendy if she had more tributes to Marvin I could add to his page, as there was only …

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Memorial to Denny Davis

Our fellow art-fair artist, abstract painter, Denny Davis of Gary, Indiana died a few hours ago. He had a stem-cell transplant a few weeks ago as a last chance to survive. There were complications. Details later. Please share with fellow artists. — Nancy Camden Denny Davis, who battled leukemia for a number of years, died …

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2004 NAIA Artist Conference

(561-586-0764) explains some of the great reasons for choosing Lake Worth, in the following excerpt from a post she made on the NAIA Member Forum: I think the hope was that this Conference would draw in artists with down time between shows, and Lake Worth is an affordable, pleasant location. I hope those of you who …

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Memorial to Paul Matthaei

Paul Matthaei – blacksmith and owner of Old Ellicott Forge in MD. also passed away on Easter. He leaves behind his wife Jennifer and a host of friends from the show circuit in MD, PA, and VA. I will miss him and his big heart. We shared a good number of beers and excellent food …

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2004 NAIA DIRECTOR CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATES– SEPTEMBER 27th and 28th, 2004 The NAIA Director Conference will be held September 27th and 28th, 2004 in Kansas City, Missouri. It will immediately follow the Plaza Art Fair, which is held September 24th, 25th, and 26th in the beautiful Country Club Plaza area of Kansas City. Designed in the early 1920’s and …

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Memorial to Robert Barab

Artist Robert C. Barab Jr., 68, died Feb. 27, 2011 at home. He was the beloved husband of Trilla Ramage of Hampton, VA,father of Sasha Barab of Bloomington, IN, and son of the late Lucilleand Robert C. Barab Sr. Robert was born in Wilmington, DE,Dec. 3, 1942. An artist, he was an award-winning fine art …

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Memorial to T. Scott Halpin

After years (at least 4) of dealing with an inoperable brain tumor, Scot had his final seizure on Friday. Robin was with him, holding him, and says he smiled and seemed at peace before he lost consciousness for the last time. One of Scot’s greatest legacies, along with the hundreds and hundreds of sweet, whimsical, …

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Memorial to rb Nugent

Rb Nugent died of cancer in 2006. Sally J. Bright Memorials posted here on the NAIA site and Member Forum.

SOME EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE APPROACHES

SOLO ARTIST Medium: Photography To maintain the highest standards, I personally perform all the creative aspects involved in my work. I expose each photograph utilizing available light to capture the natural color and beauty of the subject. No filters or additional lighting is used during my image taking. I print each photograph utilizing traditional darkroom …

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Memorial to Robert Hutchinson

Dear Sally, Thanks for including the great pic of Robert in your Art Show Artists website. It is really an incredible task of love and history for the business and artist community at large. We did shows for 24 years on the street in cities across the nation. Our last show was in Nashville (Fall …

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Memorial to Dale Walters

Dale passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in a van accident returning home from the Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City. A celebration of Dale’s life is being held July 8th immediately following Art Fair on the Square in Madison, Wisconsin. To all of us touched by the life and saddened by the loss …

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Memorial to Keith Lebenzon

I was sad to hear that Kieth (AKA “The Brushman”) died in Sept. I found out in an odd way. Someone called for Portland who bought my work at his estate sale. She had not known him. All my work carries my URL on the bakc so it was easy for her to find me. …

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Memorial to Joseph LaPierre

We are all so saddened to have lost our dear, talented friend, Joe. I never saw Joe without a smile on his face which indicated his happy, too-short life. I have many of his beautiful paintings and cherish each and every one of them — I get so many compliments on their beauty from friends …

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Become a Member of the NAIA!

“The mission of the NAIA is to strengthen, improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit in art shows. We are committed to integrity, creativity, and the pursuit of excellence as we advocate for the highest ideals and practices within all aspects of the art show environment.” Begun in 1995, …

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Westaf Presentation

From a Meeting Convened to Discuss the Feasibility of Cooperative Art Fair Applications and the Use of the Internet to Introduce Jurying Efficiencies Prepared by WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation) 1543 Champa Street, Suite 220 Denver, Colorado 80202 These notes are neither minutes nor a transcription of the meeting. Rather, they are a reporting of the major …

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OLD TOWN ART FAIR MEETING

CHICAGO, IL JUNE, 1995 Dear Artists and Craftspersons: On Sunday morning, June 11, 1995, a group of approximately twenty-five Old Town Art Fair artists and artisans met informally in the Old Town Triangle Association building to discuss concerns and interests regarding the current state of affairs in the art/craft world. Included in the discussion were …

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Memorial to Scott Davis

One of our great friends — Scott Davis passed away October 2005 shortly after St. James Court 2005. His brother Berry (his partner) is continuing in the glass studio. Thought you’d like to know. Maybe you could keep him up for a while so that those people who don’t know of his passing might learn. …

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DIGITAL JURY IMAGE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ART SHOWS

By Larry Berman and Chris Maher There are many excellent reasons for shows and artists to embrace the digital jury process. For shows, advantages include the potential to automate the application process, greatly simplify the handling and management of hundreds, or even thousands of submitted images, and tremendously reduce the time and effort required to …

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Artist Information Statement

The NAIA version of an Artist Information Statement was developed after having shows ask us for some idea of what would be helpful. We hoped that this would be a version that could be applicable to most shows that want to include a statement but would like it understood that the NAIA version is a …

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ORLANDO AGENDA

November, 1995 Orlando, Florida By Banister Pope Everybody, I’ve got an agenda for our Friday night meeting in Orlando. I’m certainly not looking to be the chief, but I used to run a pretty tight meeting in a previous life. If it’s OK with you, I’ll lead us through this, so we can leave prepared for …

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FRAME SUPPLIERS

I made the decision to not do business with Larson-Juhl about ten years ago when I was looking for good hardwood frames. I had been told of a company called Clark, I believe, that had beautiful hardwood frames, of which I was shown a few samples. Turned out they had just been bought by Larson-Juhl, who …

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PHOTOGRAPHY, ART SHOWS, AND THE DIGITAL REALM

Oct, 2001 Eddie Soloway Don Ament NAIA National Category Advisors, Photography The rapid development of digital imaging technologies in the last decade has thrown an enormous and intriguing ball of excitement into the photographic community. However, along with the excitement has come many questions about the creative and technical possibilities of these new tools. This …

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Memorial to Patrick Turner

There will be an art show for Patrick Turner The Urban Contemporary Renaissance Man in Milwaukee Wisconsin Displaying many of his originals and collector pieces for sale. Location: The Marshall Building 316 N. Milwaukee Street Milwaukee WI, 53202 Date: Opening Reception Friday August 21, 2009 5:30 to 9:00 p.m Live Music & Hors d’oeuvers Sat. …

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2005 ARTIST CONFERENCE ACCOMODATIONS

Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center (www.maumeebayresort.com) Double occupancy – $155/night. Reservations are limited and must be made by calling Maumee Bay directly at 1-800-282-7275 (press 1 for rooms). Ask for a room under the NAIA block. This room block is held only until June 9, 2005. Make your reservations early! Maumee Bay Camp Sites …

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ARTIST CONFERENCES

2005 – Maumee Bay, Toledo/Lake Erie – July 25 and 26 2004 – Lake Worth, FL – February 18 and 19 2003 – notes from the Conference

Memorial to Bill Coombs

Dear Members, I received a phone call from Bill Coombs daughter this morning. Bill passed away very early this morning with LaTrece, and their daughter and new son-in-law by his side. Bill was to be in the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival this weekend. Please join us in spirit as a flower is placed in …

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Memorial to John Wrenn

From Sylvia Brongo: November 14, 1949 – February 28, 2011 John Wrenn, died on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at St. Mary?s Hospital in Madison, following an accident. He was born on November 14, 1949, in Millville, NJ. He attended school in Atlanta, GA and in Des Plaines, IL. He attended U.W. Stevens Point and remained …

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Memorial to Drew Smith

From the February 2009 issue of CERF News: Master Glassblower Drew Smith passed away of liver cancer last December 21 at his home in Pacific Beach, CA. Drew was well-known in the American crafts field. From 1971 – 2002 he was a regular exhibitor at the American Craft Council shows, the Buyers Market of American …

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Memorial to Bill Ruth

“We regret to inform everyone that yesterday, November 19th Bill Ruth died. He had been battling colon cancer for months, his resistance had been weakened, and he ultimately succumbed to pneumonia. Bill Ruth and Susan Mahlsted collaborated on their Jewelry. Anyone who knows them like them both. Bill had a truly unique and engaging sense …

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Memorial to Carol Westlake

Dear Sally, I wanted to return a message to you on Carol’s behalf, because of her passing away on Feb 20, 2008. Its not been easy for me with all of the things we both worked so hard at and shared in our life together; our art, buiseness, house, and so many other things that …

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Memorial to Jan Dorer

At 4:30 today, April 6, 2010 my loving wife, Jan, peacefully passed on. She finally is at peace from the dastardly Alzheimer Disease. Bob, Cyndy, and I were by her side. Shelly (our wonderful caregiver), Hailey (her 8 year old angel of a daughter), and Beth (our warm hearted nurse from Hospice) were so kind …

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1995 WINTER PARK SIDEWALK ART FESTIVAL MEETING

Winter Park, FL November, 1995 On March 15th a dinner meeting for the artists’ organization was held in Winter Park, Florida. Gordon Bruno opened the meeting and the following topics were discussed, voted on and approved: The name of our organization to be the ASSOCIATION OF ARTFESTIVAL ARTISTS (name and logo conceived by Bo Sterk.) Filing …

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Memorial to Sharon Pikrone

Sharon Ann Pikrone, 1943-2008: botanical watercolorist Her watercolors had stunning blend of depth and detail By Joan Giangrasse Kates January 11, 2009 An accomplished artist, Sharon Ann Pikrone often went to great lengths to capture the detail, delicacy and intensity of color found in the live floral plants she re-created through watercolors. ?My concept is …

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LETTER TO MEMBERS

November 18, 1996 Dear NAIA members, Long time, no news. Right? Don’t be discouraged, the association is alive, healthy and productive. The steering committee has been on task all year and though communication with the membership has been limited to the first newsletter, that’s about to change. This letter is the first of what we …

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Memorial to Larry Greer

My family lived in Frederick from 1979-1985 and knew Larry and Dana very well. I joined with Larry in many productions of the fledging Community Theatre in Frederick. We have several pieces of Larry’s art and enjoy every one. – Stan Rzad What a talent. I have always loved his “Sisters of the Rose”. It …

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Do you exhibit in galleries in addition to participating in festivals? Yes:77% No:23% Why? Supplemental income to shows. (42) Additional exposure to possible sales. (17) I can stay home and produce. (4) A balance of markets is needed; the street shows cant sell the very expensive work. For additional exposure, income & prestige (13) Exposure …

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Memorial to Mo Dana

From Stephen King: NOVEMBER 9, 2006, DES MOINES, IOWA ? Mo Dana passed away in her sleep this morning, November 9, 2006, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Throughout her tenure as the executive director of the Des Moines Arts Festival and subsequently the director of the Downtown Events Group, Mo Dana received countless accolades …

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THE SHOW INFORMATION PAGE (PRINTABLE)

4 Bridges Arts Festival/Assoc. for Visual Artists Address: 30 Frazier Ave, Ste A City/State/ZIP: Chattanooga, TN 37405-3931 Phone: 423-265-4282 Fax: 423-265-5233 Email: [email protected] Website: 4bridgesartsfestival.org/ 2006 Date: 2007 Date: 4th Street Festival Address: P.O. Box 1257 City/State/ZIP: Bloomington, IN 47402-1257 Phone: 812-334-3058 Fax: Email: Website: 2006 Date: 2007 Date: Allentown Art Festival Address: P.O. Box 1566 Ellicott Station City/State/ZIP: Buffalo, NY 14205-1566 Phone: 716-881-4269 Fax: Email: Website: www.allentownartfestival.com/ …

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Memorial to Thomas R. Dawkins

A few weeks ago painter, Tom Dawson, died from cancer in Fort Lauderdale. Tom was one of the original art fair artists and could be found at the top art fairs around the country year round for years. He had sold his home in Michigan a couple of years ago and lived in Fort Lauderdale …

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Memorial to Michael Mick

Dear Michael died of cancer in 2002. We miss his wonderful smile and great ceramics. Sally J. Bright Memorials posted here on the NAIA site and Member Forum.

Memorial to Carol Sedstrom Ross

Carol Sedestrom Ross, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Monday, June 14 in Houston, Texas. Carol was THE mover and shaker in the craft field. Anytime she took something on, that “something” happened. Whether it was an economic survey of the impact of craft on our economy or starting an art school in Mexico, …

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Memorial to Michael Craven

Hello! May I offer my sympathy to friend and family of Michael Craven. I met Michael in 2005 on Ebay. We were both looking for a Blue Pearl Ludwig drum set. He got his and I’m still looking. This is where I got interested in his photography and art form. We exchanged a number of …

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Good Mechanics List

CALIFORNIA FLORIDA GEORGIA R.C. Imports (Daniel Santos, Prop.) El Cerrito 6501 Fairmount Ave 510-526-8084 Lextech Automotive Holiday 4055 Louis Avenue 727-942-2733 Pep Boys Jacksonville Sorenson Chevrolet Lake Wales Hwy 27 863-676-7671 Kramer’s Auto Electric and AC (Frank or Frank Jr.) Plantation 954-583-4998 954-792-6686 Quality Auto Service, Inc Tampa 4103 W. Alva 813-876-1551 Sanibel ServiceCenters (Mobil) Sanibel Island …

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Memorial to Roy Schallenberg

Roy’s website is: http://SchallenbergStudio.com Roy Schallenberg’s laughter, stories, vibrant art work, guidance and powerful presence since 1976 will be greatly missed at Art Shows across the country. Roy’s artistic ability was evident as a child, but became a passion and career as a young man in South Africa. Roy was an engineer by education and …

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Memorial to Janet Long

Just wanted everyone to know that Janet Long passed away Saturday. A wonderful woman who fought a long, hard battle, she will be missed by everyone who knew her. Please keep John in your thoughts and prayers. Bonnie Blandford I did not know Janet. I know John, only slightly, though our encounters seem to weave …

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BOOTH FEE REFUND POLICY STUDY

By Cynthia Davis March 2000 Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze art shows policy regarding booth fees. Shows were divided into one of three categories: shows where booth fees are due upon acceptance, shows that have some kind of refund policy, and shows with a policy that an application is a commitment …

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THE 8TH ANNUAL NAIA DIRECTORS CONFERENCE 2007

Wednesday & Thursday, August 29 & 30, 2007 (with pre-conference social gathering on Tuesday evening) Eden Resort Inn & Suites Lancaster, PA (preceding the Long?s Park Art and Craft Festival) The 8th Art Festival Directors Conference, organized by the National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA) will be held Wednesday & Thursday, August 29 -30, 2007 …

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Kathleen Field

ARTIST INFORMATION Wall quilts – contemporary. Kathleen Field applies contemporary techniques and designs to the traditional craft of quiltmaking. A sabbatical in 1998-1999 led to a thematic change in her work. Inspired by images and text, she transforms these by enlarging, reducing and manipulating. Then, combines them into a quilted union of color and composition. …

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VOLUNTEER “LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS” ORGANIZATIONS

CALIFORNIA Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts 300 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 201 PO Box 7277 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Phone: 310-553-6644 Fax: 310-284-8290 Email questions: [email protected] Website: www.bhba.org (go to entertainment law section) Co-Chair: Stephanie Yost Cameron Co-Chair: David A. Helfant California Lawyers for the Arts (Oakland) 1212 Broadway, Suite 834 …

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NAIA SURVEY RESULTS

2008 Coconut Grove Survey Results– PDF file Response from Coconut Grove 2007 “Trends Among Artists: The Changing Artistic Landscape 2007 Suggested Zapplication Upgrades Survey Results – PDF file 2004 Show Directors Booth Slide Survey Results – PDF file 2004 Spring Newsletter Survey Results – PDF file 2000 Artist Survey – PDF file 2000 Show Rankings – PDF file 1999 Artist …

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Art Festivals and Artists: Developing Policies to Enhance the Industry

January 22, 1999 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Illinois The first NAIA Board/ Art Festivals Conference convened at 9:30 am on January 22, 1999 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The theme for the conference was Art Festivals and Artists: Developing Policies to Enhance the Industry. To present a more useful record of …

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Michael Mode

ARTIST INFORMATION Michael Mode makes turned wood vessels with lids, composed from burl woods, exotic and colorful tropical woods, highly figured domestic woods, and sometimes laminated into intricate geometric designs. My motivation as an artist derives from an intense life-long inspiration to create and bring into existence the objects of my imagination, including poetry, painting, …

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Ray Jones

ARTIST INFORMATION STATEMENT I make boxes entirely of wood, including the hinges, fasteners, latches, and drawer slides. I love wood and am fascinated by wooden mechanisms and the intersections of various three-dimensional geometric shapes. Wood is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it gives the lids, doors and drawers a wonderfully smooth action. The tremendous variety …

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NAIA MEMORIAL PAGE

The NAIA Memorial Page was inspired by this post on the NAIA open Forum: We are a widespread artist community. There are a lot of people doing art shows. And most of us are very busy. Often we can not even stay in touch with those artists we are friends with, let alone those that …

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NAIA NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

Links to the newsletter PDFs will open a new window. If you prefer, save the file to your hard drive or desktop. Windows: Right mouse click/”Save Target As…”. Mac: Just click? 2004/2005 – Winter  Color (1.5 MB) 2004/2005 – Winter  Black & White (960K) 2002 – Fall  Staff Developments, Director Conference, Des Moines Re-invents an Arts Festival …

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ARTIST RELIEF NOTICES

No current artist relief notices. Good! If you have an artist relief fund you would like to have displayed here please email the webmaster. Thanks for thinking of your fellow artists. Also please be aware of the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) that is specifically for craft media people (and very much appreciates and deserves your financial …

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Digital Seminars

PREPARING YOUR IMAGES FOR ZAPPLICATION? AND OTHER DIGITAL JURY SYSTEMS Learn How to Do It/See What they Look Like “I knew ZIP about ZAPP, but this seminar changed all of that. Great job of explaining the jury process, the equipment, the process to prepare art and upload to the site.” “Excellent!” “Covered ZAPP process well! We …

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NAIA FUNDRAISERS

Welcome to the NAIA Fundraisers page! The principal financing of the NAIA is through membership dues, gifts/donations and the generous efforts of our volunteers. However, the NAIA has also developed several products that are useful and fun! The proceeds from the sale of these items benefits the work of the NAIA. We hope to continue …

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ON THE WEB

Computer stuff – graphics applications, digital imaging and jurying, etc. Links page.

Sharon Matusiak

ARTIST INFORMATION Sharon Matusiak’s “Jewelry for the Wall” are mixed media on wood contemporary sculptures. Color and texture are essential aspects of her work. She generally restricts her forms to classic symbolic shapes such as the circle and ellipse, but occasionally works with abstract forms. Sharon invites inquiries for commission work. Please contact by letter …

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Michael Hamilton & Dee Roberts

ARTIST INFORMATION Michael Hamilton and Dee Roberts create fine wood boxes and accessories. Dee and I look at our boxes as small pieces of furniture that can be held in the hand and displays our attention to detail and love of the wonderful variety found in wood. The boxes in their present form came about, …

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Spring 2002 Directors Conference

2002 SHOW DIRECTORS CONFERENCE April 30 and May 1, 2002 New Orleans, LA The third NAIA Show Directors Conference convened on Tuesday morning. Board member and conference organizer, Toni Mann, welcomed everyone and thanked show directors for bringing samples of their promotional items, publications and artist market materials to share with others in attendance. NAIA President Larry …

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Janet Parke

ARTIST INFORMATION The medium in which I work is Fractal Art — a genre of Digital Art. My studio is my computer screen, and I use specialized mathematical formulas as my paints and brushes. Each element of my image — shape, color, texture, light, and shadow — is controlled by these formulas and I, in …

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“At The Show” Tips – Add yours!

(Sorry, due to spammers, ShowTips has been taken offline…) From: Beth Warner E-Mail: Date: 3/13/05, 5:15 PM     205.188.117.10 Greetings! Until recently, when packing up my canopy poles I was unzipping my entire pole carrying bag, placing the poles into the totally opened unzipped bag. I am tired at the end of shows yet eager to get packed …

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TRAVELING ON THE ROAD

Found a great mechanic? Send the info to us! Don’t forget: name, address, phone, contact person if available. If you have discovered honesty and value on the road let your fellow artists know! Well, I’ll start this off with …oh, how about Rock Springs, Wyoming? The place is Metric Motors (exit 107 off I-80) and while he …

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Thumbnail Gallery

Clicking on a name will display the thumbnail. Click your “back” button to return here. Thanks must go to the art fair websites, many of whom are beginning to display images from exhibitors – I stole many! Barbara Abel Ernest Abel Carol Adams Obayana Ajanaku Don Ament Linette C. Arakawa John Armistead Carlene Dingman Atwater Ron Aubuchon Stephen …

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2005 NAIA ANNUAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SYNOPSIS

Dear Members The 2005 Annual Meeting of the NAIA Board of Directors was held January 21 & 22 in Atlanta, Georgia. We welcomed our two new board members, Janet Parke and Woody Jones. Executive Directors Report Ardath Prendergast delivered the Executive Directors report, which included information on many administrative and programmatic areas of the organization. …

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BEGINNINGS: EARLY HISTORY OF THE NAIA

Since the first meeting in at the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, the organizing committee and other interested parties have held several other meetings. Follow the links for a short history of the NAIA. November, 1995 Banister Pope worked out an agenda for the meeting at the Lakefront Stage in Orlando. March, 1996 A meeting after the Winter Park Art …

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Lynn Krause

ARTIST INFORMATION METHOD OF WORK I work with pastels on black Arches rag cover stock paper. I do very little blending, preferring to to layer my pastels to alter the color. I begin the work with hard pastels, finishing with the softer pastels. I apply spray fixative to hold the color. My images are derivations …

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Spring 2001 Director’s Conference

Monday, April 23, 2001 Ft Worth, TX There was a breakfast from 8am to 9am for participants. Larry Oliverson welcomed everyone and talked about the great mutual benefits that the last two conferences have afforded both artists and art fair directors. Everyone introduced themselves with the art fair directors relating with which show they were …

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THE NAIA 2005 ARTIST CONFERENCE CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

SUNDAY, JULY 24 ? TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2005 MAUMEE BAY LODGE & RESORT, Oregon, OH On the shores of Lake Erie, just minutes from Toledo, 35 minutes from Ann Arbor. “THE CREATIVE LIFE: ROADMAPPING YOUR SUCCESS AS AN ART SHOW ARTIST” Technology. Inspiration. Economic Success. We invite you to join us for a valuable line-up …

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OVERHEARD AT SHOWS

Rick Bruno posted this to the NAIA Open Forum one day and started a thread…if you would like to contribute please email us. A man inquiring about one of my enhanced photographs at a show in Florida: What’d you do, just run it through PhotoShop? Submitted by Richard Stewart, photographer/artist I was at the San Francisco ACC show and a …

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