Shout out to all of you who made it out this past Saturday to the Sevier Park Festival on 12 South. I had a great time and I hope you did too!
I drove into the festival at 7:30 am and started setting up my display. Popping up the tent, setting up the wire displays and finally hanging all the art takes about hour and a half. Just as I had gotten everything in the right place and sat down a gust of wind pushed over my display and everything came crashing down... Damn it.
I sat there for less than a second trying to process what had just happened when all of these amazing people came running over to help. Strangers just walking by, and of course, all of the other artists also setting up their own booths. Luckily nothing was broken and with the help of the other artists I got everything put back together, and secured so that wouldn't happen again, in no time.
One of the reasons I love participating in art shows is meeting other artists.
We help each other. We share ideas. We cheer each other on during great shows and we understand and listen to each other during not so good shows. We watch each other's booth when one of us has to run to the bathroom.
So other than that one mishap, the day went pretty well. The sun was shining and everyone was out enjoying the day.
See you all in two weeks for the Capitol District Street Festival on Saturday, May 16.
I'm Jackie, an artist, illustrator, and friend to ghosts, monsters, and aliens. This blog is full of DIY projects, stories, and things I think are cool. Stay weird.