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How do I get into the good art fairs and how do I make money when I get there?
These are the universal questions that need to be answered for earning a living in the fine art and fine craft show business. Our expert guests Larry Berman and Bruce Baker lead the way.
Larry Berman lends his expertise on creating great images that will "wow" they jury and Bruce Baker shares his experience on creating a great booth and meeting the customer. Between the two you'll have the answers and there is only one thing left for you to do: make great art.
Larry Berman has a long career in photography, including being the staff photographer for the NY Nets. He has been exhibiting at art fairs for over 30 years and was one of the first to recognize the importance of digital imagery in the art fair business and was responsible for the ZAPP image format which displays all jury images the same size. He has built a career improving jury images for artists and/or photographing their artwork. He has held seminars on jury images and does consulting with artists and art fairs.
Bruce Baker began selling his jewelry at retail and wholesale shows in the 1980's. Taking what he learned there he began consulting full time in 2005 sharing his retailing and business experience with a variety of groups ranging from Artists, Main Street Merchants, to Farm Market vendors, conducting over 600 marketing and production related workshops in the past two decades. He leads training sessions helping artists be more productive and competitive in the international marketplace.
Between the two you'll have all the answers and there is only one thing left for you to do: make great art. Only you can do that part.
In the beginning art fairs were created and artists and art buyers flocked to attend. You were one of them. Your mother and your friends thought your work was wonderful and maybe they were right, so off you went to the marketplace. How did it go? Was it a triumph or a humbling experience?
A panel of beginner and experienced artists from various media discuss their "first time." What you will learn:
how they prepared
where they were, big or small fairs
how it impacted their lives
their biggest disappointments and their biggest surprises
learning from their own mistakes vs learning from other's mistakes
what they wish they had known then and how they used that information
the good, the bad and the really ugly
how to do three shows in three days and other extreme adventures
their #1 tip for a first time show
When a city's largest employers pull out and the population begins to decline what do you do? Find new corporations, preserve the downtown, improve the quality of life by improving the schools, rebuild neighborhoods and focus on becoming one of the "Top 100 Arts Small Towns in the United States."
Enter Artisphere, now in its 12th year and awarded Top 20 event out of the "100 Best" Art Shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Top 10 Fine Arts and Fine Craft festival by the Art Fair Sourcebook, and #3 out of 20 finalists in USA Today's 10 Best Reader's Choice Award for Best Art Festival and listed in ArtFairCalendar.com's Best Art Fairs in America.
Kerry Murphy, Executive Director of Artisphere and Liz Smith, Program Director, join us to share their experiences.
We'll talk about how a city in the rural South, half way between Atlanta and Charlotte, attracts the nation's top artists and why those artists apply again and again to be part of the event.
How a fine art event is "sold" to the town and how they attract buyers.
The organizational structure of the event, recruiting working board members who expand the reach of the festival.
During the dates of ("Aug12th- 23") 2015 Des Moines, Iowa becames the biggest most important rural city to visit.Why Food,Politics and Great People..On today's show Flavor Living Radio is honored to interview the . Superintendent for all food contest held at the Iowa State Fair her name Arlette Hollister tune in and listen as she share some greats facts.about the food contest in Iowa."I think it's an outlet for people,” “Something creative they can relax with and enjoy bringing and competing...
Do you trust the media to report the news accurately and fair. Some people have a problem with watching the news because they feel like its not being reported fairly. What makes a good news story? Everytime there is a break out in the black communities, the news have a camera crew there so fast to report it however, on the flip side of things, when there is a breakout in the white communities people feel as if its swept under the rug and kept quiet only getting minimum. How much affect does the media have on keeping negative stereotypical outlooks on the black communities. There is news that happes around us that we never have a clue about because it doesn't get reported. Did you know according to the Statisics under President Obama's Administrations in the last 2 years 49% of people killed by police were white, 30% were black. But this is not what is being reported on the news. This shows an unbalance and unfairness to the stories being reported. Some people feel this is what keeps the black communities oppressed, fighting, angry, bitter, and a sense of worthlessness because some people feel that police are only out here killing black people when in fact the percentage number shows that there are more whites that have been killed but why haven't we heard of these reporting Let's talk about this tonight on the K Smilez show with K Smilez and Angie B.
As part of my Disney trip planning I've discovered a lot of touring plans for places for the parks. They've been very helpful and so I thought it would be nice to do some touring plans for some of the places I've visited. While I've done an episode on the Iowa State Fair before, I hadn't done an actual plan where I go through and tell you how to tour the fair. That's what I'm going to do today, take you exactly where to go at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. From the Big Boar to the Old Mill find out how to go to have the most fun at the Our State Fair because it's a Great State Fair!
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Good evening friends and loyal listeners. If you listened to Friday's show, we had a spirited discussion of many issues. Today's show promises the same thing. They were all at the Iowa State Fair this past weekend. Aside from political messages, one might indulge in as many deep fried foods as you can imagine! Of course, if you have a problem with colesterol, I would not recommend it...lol. If you watched the weekend news shows, you know that two more names have been mentioned as possible Democratic candidates...Can you guess who they are??? Call us with your comments at 646-595-3247...and bring your coffee.
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Wednesday Insirational Bible Study - Hosted by Dianne Adams - August 26, 2015 @ 8:30 P.M.
“Who made you judge and jury?”
It has been said that when you point a finger at someone they are several pointing back at you.
Many people use this verse in an attempt to silence their critics, interpreting Jesus’ meaning as “You don’t have the right to tell me I’m wrong.” They know that their actions don’t line up with the Word of God. but they don’t but feel you have the right to call them out, maybe they know something about you that don’t line up either.
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Our guests this morning are Holly Socrates of Holly Socrates Gallery, Max Yoffe of Big Door Studios and photographer Jason Olive.
Holly Socrates is perhaps best known for her serene imagery and unusual combinations of media, like charcoal and coffee or paint and fibers. After six years of showing and selling her work in the South Bay and West Side, Holly decided it was time to open her own gallery. In November of 2014, the Holly Socrates Gallery opened their doors on Main Street in downtown El Segundo.
Max Yoffe is an award winning producer/director with over 20 years in the industry. His philosophy has been to build a company where innovation and ideation are the driving forces..
Jason Olive graduated as a member of the National Honor Society on an English Scholarship from the
University of Hawai’i. The Governor's Award for Academic Excellence. While attending college Jason also embarked on an illustrious career as a fashion model. He holds the distinction of being the first African-American Male Super Model in the world. He has appeared in numerous A-list editorials, magazine covers, print Campaigns,TV commercials (Chanel, Calvin Klein, Revlon Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren etc.).
Big Door Studios is hosting a Coastal Inspired Group Show tonight at the El Segundo Art Walk
This morning, we’re going to learn more about the final El Segundo Art Walk for the season happening tonight beginning at 5 p.m.
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Artist Randy Bernard returns to Rated G Radio to talk about his current art projects and updates us on all of the exciting things happening in his world!
Call 323 657-1493 to ask Randy a question and join in the fun! ! !
Visit Randy's website to check out more of his art here!
"I create to give people a unique experience through the channels of my talents. I was inspired when i was very young creating a graphic novel called "Merry Days" based on the imagined adventures of my pet frog, Ivinn and his best friend Indy. I was always drawing and people began to take notice of my work. They would tell me how much they enjoyed seeing my work. I would draw the things i loved such as family members who had passed away because I missed them. I began sharing this passion with others by drawing their family members, pets, and heirlooms. I am academically trained with disciplines in painting, drawing, sculpting, ceramics, mixed media, music, literature, and film." Randy Bernard
Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith – publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour variety show, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, AZ.
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- Fall Fun in Three Rivers – Leah Launey of Three Rivers Bed & Breakfast and artist Nadi Spencer provide an update on the fall events including 1st Saturday Art Day, Raven Festival, Dark Sky Festival, and Concert on the Grass, in Three Rivers, California, gateway to Sequoia National Park.
- Americana-folk singer-songwriter Joseph Eid discusses his first full studio album ‘Human’.
- Singer-songwriter Rachel London talks about her brand new contemporary pop single ‘Runnin’
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