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Earlier I had put out a call for entries for a show of DA prints at a local cafe, and after a series of missteps and mishaps, the show finally got on the road.

Barefoot Coffee Roasters is a funky venue in Silicon Valley that caters to a rather broad clientele, and offers everything from a rather quirky staff to even quirkier musical performances regularly.  Everyone from tech-startup executive staff to retired musicians (the former guitarist to Iggy and the Stooges is a regular) make part of their day there.

I made arrangments to show off DA artists there for the month of April, and in the end, zemotion, noah-kh, IngeVandormael, kucharo, fourteenthstar, fangedfem, Yamenja, and yours truly are on display.  

Basically I made arrangements that they would send prints within certain parameters to me. I would frame, mount and install them and provide contact info at the venue, and return said prints back once the show concluded. I am hoping if this takes off to try again later this year, with either all new artists, or a mix of old and new (depending on who is up for it).

I would like to thank the artists, including those who I was not able to due to logistics to include but wanted to, and to everyone who was patient in letting me figure out how to pull this off without losing my mind.
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ladyface Featured By Owner May 27, 2007
scrap that last comment i have been away for a while like i said and i think the symbols have changed lol- ooo i cant keep up with anything ! :blush:
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ladyface Featured By Owner May 27, 2007
hi just read your article and it sounds like it was fun exciting and very stressful all at the same tie - can i just ask (and i am not bitchin or moaning - just asking because i may have missed a bit of info-i have been offline for a bit) why are the people who have been chosen staff -just that if it happens again in future i would like to promote it in my journal but if only staff are used then i would nt want to set people up for dissapointment if you know what imean - a very interesting idea :clap:
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Azynia Featured By Owner May 9, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
:highfive: Great idea!
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emersed Featured By Owner May 4, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
any photos of the exhibit ? :) and good work buddy !
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sorasky Featured By Owner May 3, 2007
wow... great news!
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DramaThrills Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Are you going to do this again in the Silicon Valley? I live in the area, so I'd LOVE to see dA represented in the Bay Area, and submit some entries myself.

I've been told by some artists I know that I should do a show, but I don't know how to market myself, and I only have a couple of quality prints anyway.
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zeruch Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2007  Professional General Artist
I am going to attempt to schedule at least one more show in 2007, and if I get a venue, I will make another invitation the same as I did for this one.
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CDReDaDRaGoN Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2007
Whoa!
That's Awesome!!!!!
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Keerisen Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2007
Neat ^^
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stream-reflections Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2007
wow, great idea!
and i just happen to live only about 3 miles away! I shall go if i have the chance :)
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