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Joan Tweedell

Show Name: Sarasota Wildlife art festival
City and State: Sarasota FL
Your Medium: Printmaking
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show: 2014
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: < $500
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show: 1st time
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 1 (poor)
Location: 3
Facilities: 3
Ease of Participating: 4
Sales: 1 (poor)
Overall: 2
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Okay
Estimated Attendance: 501-10,000 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Easy set up in parking lot beside the Save Our Seabirds center, shady, good security, run by the Rotary with many helpful volunteers, glossy 4 color brochure with artist's info. 50 booths, very good art, mostly wildlife.

Bad Things about this Art Fair:
Show is fenced off and public had to pass through he Seabird Center before coming into the show, but the Rotary opened more access points when we complained. Traffic was slow and sales poor.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show:
The vehicle traffic getting off the island every night was horrible!

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