Russel Fouts on sun 15 oct 00
Thanks everyone for your comments both on and off line. I'm not even caught
up enough on my Clayart backlog to have read all the comments. However, it
seems my inuitions were correct. Actually, you didn't have the whole story.
The gallery rent was only the worst part.
I showed the contract to Anne Leclercq, who is the president of the World
Crafts Council in Francophone Belgium (I'm a new member). I think they
earned their yearly dues 3 or 4 times over. She was pretty amazed at what I
was being asked to accept.
I've since scanned and edited her contract myself to make it into something
I could sign. Basically, she gets 50% but she handles all the costs,
including the wine, etc at the opening, the insurance and all the publicity.
She's supposed to give me invitations to send to my own mailing list.
We'll meet on Wednesday to negotiate.
It's good to have knowledgeable friends like you, thanks
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