Tag Archives: Art Fair recap

Closing out December

The last months of the year were hectic, and two multiday shows capped off the art fair season. In late November, just before Thanksgiving the Jewelry and Gift Show was held at the Highland Park Art Center. I always love visiting this town, and enjoyed the Pegasus horses that were set up for the holidays. […]

Art Fair daze

It’s been a good but weird year.  Overall the holiday art fair season went well, but the Holiday shows I was banking on didn’t do as well as in prior years. I only sold one piece at a time, rather than the two-to-three a single customer would pick up last year. The price points were […]

Fun Mother’s Day Fairs

It’s been a whirlwind of fairs the past few weeks, but all were fun. I always like exploring new Chicago neighborhoods. On April 22 I got to know the families involved with Sauganash School. The PTA hosted a fundraiser that included a vendor fair in what is normally their cafeteria. Soon the space was transformed […]

Bucktown Show Recap

My last show for the season was the Bucktown Holiday ArtShow. As always, this show was a lot of fun and featured many creative artists. I enjoyed making new friends and catching up with the regulars. Day One was filled with visiting friends and some new admirers. I enjoyed watching what people gravitated to in […]

Spam and grasshopper friends

It was a scorching day on Saturday, but light breezes and the occasional cloud blocking the sun made the day lovely for an art fair. It was early when I set out to bring my wares to Bloomingdale. As always, Platt Hill Nursery has a plethora of fun and quirky garden accessories to peruse. The […]

Post-Fair Gratitude

Well my holiday fairs are over and I am so flattered and honored at the reactions my pieces garnered. It is lovely to be complimented on my wire-bending skills, and to have people purchase pieces to give to their loved ones. Knowing the quotes and songs touch people’s hearts and have meaning to them makes […]