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Monday morning

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An educative experience is what I had yesterday at the art show I attended. This was a fine art show, and one of the biggest I've been to. There were artists from all over the country. Beautiful paintings, wood-works, pottery, clothing, jewelry, (very high end jewelry) and even furniture!
I knew of 3 artists who were in this show, and I have never been, so I wanted to check it out, (for future reference for myself as a jewelry artist).
Overall, what I learned was, that after talking with the folks I knew, they were not having much of any sales at all. This seemed to be the trend among 2-D artists. I heard that the jewelry artists were doing well though.
Logistics seemed to be a big problem. Parking was almost impossible; the artists had to park a long way away, and one friend told me that set up was just a pain. It's a beautiful park where it was held, but difficult to get into with all your booth set up stuff, and unload. She said it was almost not worth it, and may not…