View from the Summer Art Market

Here’s a quick look at a unique local show: the Summer Art Market (SAM), put on by the Denver Art Students League (ASL). It’s a wonderful weekend for many first-time artists along with us long-in-the-tooth professionals.

What’s the Deal with SAM?

What I love about this show is how it gives new and aspiring art students from the ASL the opportunity to […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Comments Off on View from the Summer Art Market

A Day at the Denver Arts Festival

The weeks are flashing by and I’m going to be participating in another show tomorrow. Amazing how time does fly.

But before heading out I wanted to look back and share some experiences at the recent Denver Arts Festival. I’ve done this show for many years starting when it was located at the Denver Pavilions on the 16th street mall and […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on A Day at the Denver Arts Festival

Scenes from Belleville

One of the delightful aspects of participating in art shows is engaging with the folks attending by choice, mishap, or as their employment. At the Art On The Square show in Belleville, IL (May 19–21) I had the opportunity to experience all that plus some.

I write this to give insight into some slightly different aspects of the artist experience when […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Scenes from Belleville

Brookside Art Annual – Art Show Review

Lately I’ve felt the urge to share thoughts and reflections on art shows I’ve participated in. Not only to increase awareness of art and art shows in general, but to give prospective artists and customers a feel for what specific events are like from the artist’s perspective.

I’ve noticed there isn’t a whole lot of blogging and reviewing in the online art world, so hopefully these musings […]

By |June 9th, 2015|0 Comments

La Quinta Arts Festival Show Review – 2014

Ever wonder what art shows are like from the artist’s perspective? If you have, great! My plan is to write a few quick blog posts about some of the shows I participated in this year.

It made sense to start with the first show of the year for me, the La Quinta Arts Festival. It also happens to currently be the […]

By |November 25th, 2014|0 Comments


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