All of these photos were taken late in day on the second day as we didn't think to take them during the show when the traffic was heavy—we were too busy talking to folks about Imaginary Trips! These are just a few of the vendors that were there:
This top shot is of Cheap Joe's set up with an area for demos. Joe Miller did not attend but his son, Joseph and Caroline, Joe's right hand, both did. They had wonderful giveaways and demos going on the entire show.
Keeton's Office and Art Supplies from Bradenton and Art Center Manatee. They also had artists doing demos all day, both days. Frank and Natasha were there helping customers all day long and their smiles never wavered. If you're in the Bradenton area and ever in need of art supplies, these guys and gals come highly recommended. They know their stuff!
For those who do not recognize him, this is Tom Jones. He had his own setup across the side aisle from us and demoed several times a day. He was there in conjunction with Arches paper and Talens Paint Company.
Last shot is of Art and Frame of Sarasota's booth which actually took up both sides of the aisle (we just forgot to take a photo of the other side!). The gentleman behind the table is Jerome Chesley, who teaches at Keeton's, Art Center Manatee and Art and Frame of Sarasota.
As I said, there were many more vendors at the show. We either didn't get photos or the photos we took were too blurry to post.
Next, we're going to talk about taking an artist holiday to………France!!!