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<br /> America’s Premier Art and Craft Show Magazine<br /> OCTOBER 2017<br /> Avoid these<br /> 5 Insurance<br /> Mistakes<br /> Late Bloomer<br /> Happily breaking barriers<br /> and taking risks<br /> Compelled, Ricky Lowe<br /> Anastasia<br /> Alexandrin<br /> An interpretive, emotional journey <br /> <br /> Let the sunshine into your new season!<br /> 1-year (12 print issues<br /> + FREE digital)<br /> only<br /> $3495<br /> Includes annual<br /> 200 Best Issue & online<br /> benefits FREE!<br /> Si<br /> fo<br /> FREE e-<br /> g<br /> r<br /> sletter<br /> and other specials at<br /> www sunsh neart st com<br /> .<br /> i<br /> i.<br /> <br /> n up<br /> our<br /> new<br /> Call Toll Free 800-777-7098 and mention promo code: A18SAHA<br /> or visit: www.sunshineartist.com/subscribe<br /> enter promo code: A18SAHA<br /> 12<br /> VOL<a title="SA_2017-10 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=1"> America’s Premier Art and Craft Show Magazine OCT</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=2"> </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=3"> Let the sunshine into your new season! 1-year (12</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=4"> 12 VOLUME 46 • ISSUE 10 The Preparation Issue</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=5"> DEPARTMENTS 8 Show Shots 14 Emerging Artists</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=6"> EDITOR'S PAGE by Stephanie Hintz Spring into fa</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=7"> Only those that evolve will survive Is it m</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=8"> Be a part of Show Shots! Send us your high-resolu</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=9"> Patrons flocked the streets (above) in Asheville,</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=10"> SHOW SHOTS </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=11"> Patrons young and old were enamored by metal arti</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=12"> Save Yourself from 5 Insurance Mistakes Don’t</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=13"> addition, some insurance companies will charge fo</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=14"> EMERGING ARTISTS Late Bloomer Artist R</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=15"> Lowe developed a piece of commercial proper</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=16"> Shown is a variety of versatile artwork created b</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=17"> bition was a home and garden show that was rained</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=18"> shows you receive sales and expo- sure . . . sale</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=19"> IN THE BOOTH RAVE REVIEWS AT Art Aspen 2017 </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=20"> The Reason Behind Raisonnés Shown is a Nam Jun</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=21"> keeping is not always one of the characteristics </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=22"> UNDERTHECANOPY Anastasia Alexandrin </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=23"> Created with charcoal pencil on paper, “Captain S</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=24"> For artist Anastasia Alexandrin, these questi</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=25"> “My artistic philosophy is to create beauty </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=26"> July 7 8, 2018 His</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=27"> Measuring 28" x 24", “Echo” is a charcoal pencil </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=28"> BY THE NUMBERS The Benefits of Artful Living · </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=29"> TECH TIPS Craft Giant Gives Brand a Face-lift J</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=30"> SA FLASHBACK 20 Years Ago This Month From our is</a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=31"> & STATE REPORTS </a> <a title="SA_2017-10 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/31036027?page=32"> long for someone to watch my booth. 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