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Mary Johnston

Show Name: Ruidoso
City and State: Ruidoso Art Festival
Your Medium: Painting
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show: 2012
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: $2001-$5000
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show: 1st time
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 2
Location: 4
Facilities: 5 (great)
Ease of Participating: 5 (great)
Sales: 3
Overall: 3
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Okay
Estimated Attendance: 501-10,000 people

Good Things about this Art Fair: Lovely show. Quality of the artists there was fantastic. Staff putting the show on could not have been nicer & they were very efficient. Indoor venue in summer. There were people buying.

Bad Things about this Art Fair: There just was not a large enough crowd to support all those artists. But: I will say that the year before there had been a large fire in the area that wiped out hundreds of vacation homes. Was rumored as a reason for a lower attendance.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show: I had some sales at this show and would consider going back and trying it again. You are playing to a tourist crowd here. The scenery is gorgeous. I stayed at the hotel next to the convention center because that was 'easy' for me and I was by myself there but there are other places to stay not as expensive.

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