Best Yamaha Saxophones

  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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NAIA MEMBER ROSTER (D through J)

  UPDATED: 06/23/2006 MEMBER/ LOCATION MEDIA PHONE NUMBER EMAIL ADDRESS WWW HOME PAGE Lisa Marie D’Agostino Napa, CA Jewelry Home: 707-643-9128 Work: Fax: Email: dagmetal~at~pacbell.net...

James Eaton

ARTIST INFORMATION Jim Eaton creates unique, fanciful sculpture and weathervanes from brightly painted aluminum sand castings, which are suitable foreither exterior or interior use. His...

Ginny Herzog

ARTIST INFORMATION The use of architectural imagery in my art has always been intriguing to me. My previous career in interior design; working with floor...

ADVOCACIES

The mission of the National Association of Independent Artists is to strengthen, improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit...

A CAUTIONARY TALE

by Richard Kooyman The story of having my van having been stolen is a story of Barney Miller type police characters, scary moments, and bureaucratic...

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

NAIA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUMMATION July 25, 1999 Ann Arbor Art Fairs Ann Arbor, Michigan The second annual general membership meeting of the NAIA was...