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Jan Herman

Medium: Fiber
Year you most recently exhibited at this Show:
2019
Your Estimated Sales at this Show: < $500
Price Range of your Work: $110 - $850
Number of Years You have Exhibited in this Show:
1st time
Number of Years You have been doing Art Fairs overall: 3-5 years
Attendance: (1 is poor, 5 is great) 1
Location: 4
Facilities: 3
Ease of Participating: 3
Sales: 1
Overall: 1
Booth Fee vs. Your Sales Ratio: Poor
Estimated Attendance: 501-10,000 people

Good Things about this Art Fair:
Attractive downtown area, there is space behind the booth, they provided water a couple times.

There was a flush restroom one-three blocks from artists. Portable toilets 2+ blocks away. Food trucks.

What could this Art Fair have done better?:
Disclose set up as Saturday morning after 6 a.m. That was very unclear. Many arrived Friday evening to setup and could not.

Host workers for the organization were generally rude and unpleasant.

At least 30% commercial/retail. The retail was not all non-profit as they said. Obvious buy-sell.

Loud rock music all day Saturday which drowned out violinist and classical guitarist also playing. That was terrible.

Advice to Other Artists Considering this Show:
The people came for the beer, the loud music and food trucks. Most past by without looking either way. This was NOT an art show. Even jewelers did poorly here I was told.

Additional Commentary on this Show:
A short rainfall came 2 pm on Sunday. Most vendors packed up and left along with the few people that came out.

They have new vendors every year I was told by a lady visiting my booth. I think I know why.

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