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  • November 10, 2013

    The New Definition of Owning Art

    Artists are struggling trying to keep up with the past. The value of art, or more specifically the value of owning art has changed. It’s time to reverse the trend by trying to bring art buyers and collectors back to the art shows instead of people who live their lives in social media.    Read More…>>

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    November 1, 2012

    October 2012 Madness

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    Things that make no sense and leave you scratching your head, like the art show application that tells you to submit digital photos or digital prints but charges you extra if you send photos or prints    Read More…>>

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    September 7, 2012

    Xena at A Fair in the Park

    Xena at A Fair in the Park

    I took my puppy Xena with me when I walked A Fair in the Park, the Pittsburgh art show.    Read More…>>

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    August 8, 2012

    Verticals Need Not Apply

    Horizontal without black borders

    Someone has been making really bad decisions about our jury images, the only thing we have between an application and an acceptance. Non squared horizontals are appearing almost twice the size as squared and non squared verticals or squared horizontals.    Read More…>>

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    July 29, 2012

    How Art Shows Choose Which Weekend to Schedule their Event

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    The Ann Arbor opportunity or how art shows choose which weekend to schedule their event. July is the biggest art show month of the year, meaning there are more major art shows in July than any other month. And by major art shows, I mean shows that are nationally recognized as art shows where historically, […]    Read More…>>

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    July 28, 2012

    Remembering Robert Barab

    Bali Boats by Robert Barab

    Robert Barab, a photographer on the art show circuit, passed away in Febuary 2011. He regularly exhibited at art shows like Armonk and Longs Park. I’ve kept Robert Barab’s web site up so his wife Trilla can continue selling his limited edition prints. Bali Boats by Robert Barab Robert’s Bali Boats image is one of […]    Read More…>>

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    July 24, 2012

    Designing a Postcard

    The Finished Postcard

    The Finished Postcard. Sometimes The obvious isn’t so obvious. The original postcard layout (see picture at bottom) called for five images, the Niche award logo and a web site URL. Way too cluttered and nothing could be seen clear enough to be a strong image. I redesigned using the two most important images against a […]    Read More…>>

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    July 21, 2012

    Romance at Art Fairs

    October 1987 at our wedding

    A blog was started on ArtFair Insiders about Romance at Art Shows. Reminded me that  last month was 25 years since I met my wife at the Three Rivers Art Festival in Pittsburgh in June 1987. That’s when I was selling teddy bear photographs and she thought that anyone that could take pictures like that would […]    Read More…>>

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    July 18, 2012

    Jury Tips Newsletter July 2012

    july 2012 Newsletter I have been shooting more high end jewelry and have the images on my jury slide photography example page. There have been some new additions to my Visitors to my House gallery, including “Willie”,  who really got into posing. You can read my old newsletters on the web site.  Why 300DPI or […]    Read More…>>

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    Ann Arbor iPhone App Updated

    Ann Arbor iPhone App

    Ann Arbor iPhone App Updated and good luck to all the artists there. Today is the first day of the show. Ann Arbor, the combined art shows, updated their iPhone/iPad app a few weeks ago listing all the artists by medium with links to their location on a map of the combined shows. Ann Arbor iPhone […]    Read More…>>

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    July 17, 2012

    What Size Images Should an Art Show Use on their Web Site

    What Size Images Should an Art Show Use on their Web Site. This is an ongoing issue where some art shows display artist jury images at a too large size on their web site to promote the show. I’m not saying that the shows shouldn’t use the images. In fact it’s in the agreement we […]    Read More…>>

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    Why “300DPI or Greater” is Not an Image Size

    Why “300DPI or Greater” is Not an Image Size. and How to Ask for Digital Images without being Confusing. How many times have you seen, “send your digital images, 300DPI or greater. The higher the resolution, the better to see your artwork.” That seems to be the most commonly asked for image specifications by art […]    Read More…>>

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