Well, I’ve taken a little break from blogging since my art show back on the 7th and 8th of August. It was a great show, and I enjoyed it very much! I thought I’d share some photos from my tent display. This is just my 3rd art show so far, but I hope to do more of them in the future. They are a lot of work, but also such great fun! I met some wonderful people, both fellow artists with their own work at the show, and the visitors who came to explore the art fair.
If you happened to attend Ashley for the Arts (located in Arcadia, WI) and visited my tent, I want to say thank you for looking at my work! I hope you enjoyed what I do, and please remember that I would be very happy to draw your old family snapshots by offering Ancestry Art, or also would be happy to draw your beloved pet. Please don’t hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested!
And now, on to the show! 🙂
It was pretty windy as we set up on Friday, but it calmed down, and the weather was perfect after that for both days. This was my first two-day show, so there were some new challenges faced, but it was a good experience.
Since my first art show, I’ve changed a few things. I invested in some pretty curtains to give my tent more personality and character, and also to make it feel like a store instead of just a tent. Some displays are new since my first show, such as my Christmas art and card display, my Ancestry Art display, as well as some new shelves and boxes for my artwork. I really wanted a timelessness in my display, so many of the items are reclaimed and old. Since so many of my drawings are animals, especially farm animals, I like keeping my own family farm’s heritage here with some of the wood boxes that are from around my home. I like to keep things cozy, so that people feel comfortable coming and going. The two black things up at the top inside the tent are fans, and they were so worth the investment! They feel great on a hot day!
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This is my Ancestry Art display. I am happy to say people seemed to respond to it well.
This is my display for my photo notecards, as well as my fine art prints.
My new sculpture display. Some of these sculptures still need to be posted here on my blog. I’ve fallen behind!
My art wall, featuring all animals this time, since my drawings of people got their own feature in the Ancestry Art.
This table is a new addition to my tent this year. I wanted my newest drawing, the Draft Horse to have his own space. I also had my scratchboard prints available on this table. Yes, I now have scratchboard prints available at last! 🙂
I hope you enjoyed this little taste of my art show. I had a great time, and for those of you who visited, I hope you had a great time, too!