Preparing for an Open Studio

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Figure out what I am going to show and decide if I need to make some new work.      
  •  Complete all work for show.     
  •  Put wire hanger on the backs of all work that needs it.      
  •  Sign all artwork.   Get a device to be able to take credit cards.     
  •  Order metal prints, scarves and totes.     
  •  Start a blog and mailing campaign.     
  •  Send out a mailer and do a new blog weekly.     
  •  Price work.     
  •  Guest book.     
  •  Collect emails.     
  •  Wear a name tag.     
  •  Hang work.     
  •  Organize and clean space.     
  •  Business cards.     
  •  Get balloons for postbox.     
  •  Have cash for change.     
  •  Print pricelist and other informational collateral.     
  •  Have food and drink offerings. 
  • No food that makes a mess or can get artwork dirty.     
  •  Final week post daily on social media.     
  •  Send out 2 or 3 emails to my list the week before.     
  •  Figure out lighting and bring in some extra lights.     
  •  Clean front yard and get plants for front of house.      
  •  Put up minimal Christmas decorations. 
  • Buy Christmas tree.      
  •  Put out Menorah.