DIRECTORS CORNER

We would like to develop a part of the NAIA site in which show directors might easily find information that would help them to develop,...

Kathleen Eaton

ARTIST INFORMATION Kathleen Eaton is a Chicago area artist whose surrealistic work focuses on city and suburban life. Her paintings reflect a fascination with architectural...

Cynthia Davis

ARTIST INFORMATION My hand-altered, color Polaroid SX-70 photographs of still lifes and urbanlandscapes are very painterly and textural having an evocative, dreamlikequality. I believe that...

SUPPLIERS PAGE

We will be gathering resources for members here related to supplies we use in our work. The first batch is for framing supplies. Have some great...

Suzanne Yurdin

ARTIST INFORMATION Mixed media on paper and canvas. My artwork reflects a profound desire to build upon my paintings, never being completely satisfied with painterly...

“On The Web” Tips – Add yours!

(Sorry, due to spammers, WebTips has been taken offline…) From: Michael Hamilton E-Mail: Date: 12/17/03, 1:29 PM     209.151.52.51 Try selfpromotion.com for excellent search engine optimization for your...

DIGITAL RESOURCES

September 1, 2004, saw the launch of ZAPPlication?, the new online program that allows artists to submit applications to art shows through one central web...

LETTERS TO NAIA

Dear NAIA, I decided to send you a little more money because I think you are doing a great job! I hope that we can...

AT THE SHOW

Please contribute to the At The Show TipsBoard! This will be the main way to gather information for this area. Information will regularly be compiled into...

Sylvia Fugmann Brongo

ARTIST INFORMATION I have been a studio artist working in clay since 1983. After graduating from Nazareth College of Rochester, in 1981, I taught art...

WEB RESOURCES

General web sites of interest to NAIA members. For this to be of use, we need input from you…please notify us of interesting sites you have in...

WHAT ARTISTS WANT FROM SHOWS

The following is pretty much the text of Banister Pope’s remarks to the collected representatives of Arts Festivals from around the country at the IFEA...

Michael Kopald

ARTIST INFORMATION STATEMENT Michael Kopald has been practicing Chinese Brush Painting since the Spring of 1974. His work is characterized by strong sure brushwork and...

TOWN HALL MEETINGS

NAIA’s Town Hall Meetings typically include discussions about the NAIA’s goals, the art festival venue in general, and sometimes specific issues relating to the host show....

Linda Stiles Smith

ARTIST INFORMATION Linda pulls from her education as a landscape painter to create jewelry designs that speak to the universal need of a connection with...

NAIA 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...

SIGHTS ALONG THE ROAD

Since many of us will be spending time in Florida this winter we thought we’d talk about our Florida experiences. We have spent a great deal...

HOW THE NAIA RUNS

The NAIA, like most non-profit organizations is board driven. That means that policy decisions are ultimately made by a board of directors. In our case,...

Valerie Hector

ARTIST INFORMATION BIOGRAPHICAL INFO: Valerie Hector is a beadwork jeweler who has been exhibiting her designs at juried American art fairs since 1988. Her early...

ARTISTS 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...

NAIA CLASSIFIED ADS

Welcome to the Classifieds. Have something to sell? Looking to buy? This is the place. And you can place your classified ad for free for...

Aïda Schneider

ARTIST INFORMATION Oil/collage on paper – contemporary “abstract representational”. Using oil sticks I work on wood panel. I apply the pigment directly to the surface,...

Road Food

For anyone travelling up or down I-81, there’s a great bakery at exit 19 in Virginia. Called the “Wildflower Bakery,” all the baked goods are...

NAIA DIRECTOR CONFERENCES

2007 Director Conference Long’s Park, PA August 29 & 30 (preceding the Long?s Park Art and Craft Festival) Conference Reports: 2002 New Orleans Conference 2001...

On The Road

Found a great mechanic? Send the name, address, and contact info to us! This will be the main way to gather information for this area. Information will...

Marv Poulson

ARTIST INFORMATION Making photographs brings imagination, light, nature, time and space together with a transcendence to reality for me. Working exclusively in natural light, I...

Paul Germain

ARTIST INFORMATION In my work I attempt to investigate our connections to the natural world using gestural, multi-directional brush strokes, mark-making and surface texture. The...

IDEAL PROSPECTUS & SLIDE STANDARD

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...

NAIA MEMBER ROSTER (K though Q)

UPDATED: 04/24/2007 MEMBER/ LOCATION MEDIA PHONE NUMBER EMAIL ADDRESS WWW HOME PAGE Madeline Kaczmarczyk Rockford, MI Sculpture Home: Work: Fax: 616-866-PIES Email: madclaypots~at~yahoo.com Web: www.rosiesdiner.com...

Carla M. Fox

ARTIST INFORMATION Contemporary, fabricated silver jewlery/ materials: silver, patinaed copper, river rocks, artist cut stones & gems. Subject: Wabi-Sabi. We are fabricators. Our jewelry is...

PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS

Better Shows! That’s the number one priority of NAIA artists everywhere. It is also the number one priority of the NAIA’s Professional Relations committee. Our...

“On The Road” Tips – Add yours!

Sorry, due to spammers, RoadTips has been taken offline…) From: Eleanor Manchester E-Mail: Date: 10/12/04, 2:04 AM     24.163.114.165 Just read the glowing referral for Ben’s Towing in...

2003 Artist Conference Notes

Friday, January 17, 2003 Opening Remarks from Larry Oliverson including introduction of art fair directors in attendance. 15 Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Artists by James Dillehay Everything...

Terry Habeger

ARTIST INFORMATION I paint with acrylics on fired ceramic forms and canvas. The wheel-thrown forms are often altered with slabs that penetrate or extend beyond...

Show Contact Information

Information gathered here is from multiple sources and may not be up to date. A visit to a given show’s website is suggested. NAIA member Greg...

Barbara Pihos

ARTIST INFORMATION “Have you been there?” asks etcher Barbara Pihos. Viewers of her nature etchings often muse about the feelings her etchings evoke of time...

Jonas Gerard

ARTIST INFORMATION My work has led me on a totally unpredictable journey for nearly 50 years as I constantly discover new forms of self expression,...

Barbara Buckingham

ARTIST INFORMATION My work is black hand cut paper with occasional watercolors and small accents. Most of my cuttings are of noteworthy or historic gates....

Galen Carpenter

ARTIST INFORMATION Turned wood vessels. The question most often asked as people marvel over Galen Carpenter’s work is “Are they wood?” Galen is modest about...

NAIA AT WORK

This area will contain further information on initiatives and areas of interest NAIA is working on, including our “Ends” policy, the latest surveys done by NAIA of artists...

C.L. Cunningham

ARTIST INFORMATION Dream images accomplished by layering mixtures of 29 different materials on 1000 lb. cold-pressed watercolor paper. Cunningham Mixed Media involves unprecedented layering of...

NAIA BOARD FEEDBACK

The NAIA Board of Directors encourages member involvement in the organization. We also encourage anyone to submit suggestions, comments and criticisms to us. While we...

Sally J. Bright

ARTIST INFORMATION Imagine a large convoluted shape of air. Next imagine weaving vinelike pieces of rattan and palm around that shape to enclose and define...

OUR MEMBERS

 To see our members go to the Member Roster page. Four separate pages – click on the camera for thumbnails of member’s work!. Printable versions, too. Here’s a...

NAIA MEMBER ROSTER (K-Q)

  UPDATED: 02/21/2007 MEMBER/LOCATION MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION Ronna Katz Albuquerque, NM Painting Home: 505-480-0442 Work: Fax: Send Email Stephen Kasun Sanford, FL Painting Home: 407-474-0159...

IN THE STUDIO

Time to relax with a book? Buy them through Amazon.com and NAIA receives some operating capital! Visit the NAIA/Amazon page. Here are your Member benefits. Looking for...

NAIA ACTION LINE

Welcome to the NAIA Action Line. This service is available to NAIA Artist Members to assist in resolving specific issues or problems that the artist...

SITE MAP AND SEARCH

As you can see, this site is evolving. Most of the material will be generated by our members. If you have an area of interest...

NAIA MEMBER ROSTER (R-Z)

  UPDATED: 02/02/2007 MEMBER/LOCATION MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION JoAnn Rawley Shaker Heights, OH 3D Mixed Media Home: 216.280.1394 Work: Fax: Send Email Web: BeJoArt.com Marjorie Rawson...

NAIA MEMBER ROSTER (A-C)

UPDATED: 04/24/2007 MEMBER/ LOCATION MEDIA PHONE NUMBER EMAIL ADDRESS WWW HOME PAGE Barbara Abel West Bloomfield, MI Photography Home: 248-855-2569 Work: Fax: Email: abel55~at~comcast.net Web:...

Robert Briscoe

ARTIST INFORMATION Stoneware clay, ash glazes/functional pots. I have worked as a studio potter since 1967. All the pots that I produce have an intended...

Gordon Bruno

ARTIST INFORMATION Natural color still life. Gordon Rick Bruno participated in his first exhibit in 1972. In 1973 he exhibited in the Coconut Grove Arts...

Board Feedback Form

The NAIA Board of Directors encourages member involvement in the organization. We also encourage anyone to submit suggestions, comments and criticisms to us. While we...

Java Thumbnail Slideshow

Below are listed media categories to browse the 360+ member work thumbnails. While viewing thumbnails, if a member has a page on the NAIA website...

Don Ament

ARTIST INFORMATION I pretty much just like to hang out in interesting places and make photographs. Sometimes people look at my images, and then tell...

Jacquelyne Collett

ARTIST INFORMATION STATEMENTJacquelyne Collett refers to her glass and copper pieces as “glass constructions.” Her work has an architectural feel to it; through line, basic...

Contributors Members

We wish to thank all of our Contributors for their support. The signifies “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty”! (Very much appreciated!) [Members: If...

NAIA Advocacy Action Line

Welcome to the NAIA Advocacy Action Line. This service is available to NAIA Artist Members to assist in resolving specific issues or problems that the...

NAIA ADVOCACIES

FEBRUARY 2006 The final work on the Advocacy position papers has been completed. After many drafts and much discussion we have a very reasonable and practical...

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...

NAIA Logos For Members

NAIA members are encouraged to link to the NAIA site. Feel free to copy (right click/”save image as…”) these images for uploading to your website....

Member Benefits & Discounts

MEMBER BENEFITS ? NAIA newspaper ?The Independent Artist? (mailed) ? “Updates”, monthly e-communication from the Board Chair ? Periodic e-communications on timely and important topics...

Health Insurance Information

AND LOW-INCOME HEALTH CARE OPTIONS LAST UPDATE OF THIS PAGE: NOVEMBER 13, 2009 Specific insurance companies and plans are mentioned in this article. Neither the...

Members A-C

MEMBER/LOCATION MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION Kathleen Abel Lancaster, PA 2D Mixed Media Home: Work: Fax: Send Email Michael Abel Lancaster, PA 2D Mixed Media Home: Work:...

Supporting Members

We wish to thank all of our Supporting Members. Organization: Fitzpatrick and Associates Individual : Cindy (Fitzpatrick) Lerick Address: 1704 Beechwood Avenue City, State, Zip: St. Paul, MN 55116...

Who To Contact

This organization is almost entirely volunteer-run. We always appreciate volunteer help – if you have a particular interest please contact one of our committee heads. BOARD...

Meet The Board Members

Teresa Saborsky NAIA Board Chair 2010, 2011 Board Vice-Chair January 2008 – December 2009 Sculpture Goshen, Kentucky I’m a stone sculptor and a “newbie”, starting...

Advertise In The Naia’s

THE INDEPENDENT ARTIST ! Our audience is YOUR audience! The mission of the NAIA is to strengthen, improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic...

Independent Artist Newsletter

The Independent Artist is a publication of the National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA) that is published twice a year. Many thanks to the artists, collectors,...

ActionLine Request Form

ACTION LINE PROCESS Artist requesting help fills out and submits the Action Line Request Form. Facilitator may call the Artist to discuss the issue in...

Media Information

NAIA Announces 2011 Artist/Directors Conference Wednesday, March 16, 2011 The National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA) will host its annual Artist/Directors Conference in Indianapolis, In...

Advertise

The purpose of The Independent Artist is to help us fulfill our mission by providing helpful and timely information to artists who market their work at art...

History

EARLY HISTORY OF THE NAIA June 1995, Chicago, IL On Sunday morning, June 11, 1995, a group of approximately twenty-five Old Town Art Fair artists...

Mission

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...

Marketplace

Marketplace provides information about materials, tools, suppliers, and more. 1st NATIONAL PROCESSING Phone: 866.499.5722 Fax: 516.921.9488 Email: Web Site:  www.1nbcard.com/artisan.html Accept Credit Cards Anywhere!!! Increase...

Policies

The Policy Manual of the National Association of Independent Artists defines the role of the board of directors, executive and support staff, fiscal management, and...

ActionLine

Welcome to the NAIA Action Line. This service is available to NAIA Artist Members to assist in resolving specific issues or problems that the artist...

Independent Artist Newsletter

The Independent Artist is a publication of the National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA) that is published twice a year. Many thanks to the artists, collectors,...

Board Members

Carroll Swayze Chair Artist Englewood , FL Terry Corcoran Vice-Chair Artist Atlanta , GA Lisanne Robinson Treasurer Artist Sebastian , FL Benjamin Frey Secretary; Chair,...