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09-12-2009 04:50 PM #1
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Well, tonight's the night. I've been over to the venue and all my stuff is now set up. I have time now to relax for a while, shower and change before I go back to hopefully greet my invited guests.
I just hope someone actually turns up! I've ordered 3 dozen hot mince pies and I don't want to have to eat them all myself! Plus of course it will all have been a waste of time and money if no one shows...
10-12-2009 01:37 PM #2
A report back - despite me sending out oodles of invitations, only 5 people showed up! I cancelled the mince pies....
On the plus side, they did all buy something, so I didn't make a loss.
Also, this was my first exhibition since I moved here last June. I hope that if I try to make it an annual event, people will get used to it and look forward to it.
Next year's invites will say "You are invited to my annual exhibition" - people like to see a permanence about things, I think.
10-12-2009 03:30 PM #3
Sorry to hear you didnt get many visitors, but good that the 5 people all bought something
Where abouts was the exhibition? Have you take any photos?
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10-12-2009 09:58 PM #5
11-12-2009 04:32 PM #6
Pics of my exhibition as promised!
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12-12-2009 02:52 PM #7
Very impressive! So you are a thrower
all looks nicely laid out.
16-12-2009 01:11 AM #8
My first impression of ceramics EXHIBITION was quite high brow, fineart, expensive and on seeing your pics, your work looks much more accessible, affordable, functional, gifty....
Do you think you might be putting off potential customers by the wording?
Perhaps by calling it a handcrafted ceramics sale /selling event or something similar you might get a wider audience?
16-12-2009 11:03 AM #9
Thanks, that's not a bad idea.
On my invites I had put "Exhibition and Sale of Work" with a washed out pic in the background of some pots.
But you're right, my stuff is mostly functional and gifty. I'll try to make it sound more accessible next time, might pull in more customers.
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