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John Dyer, a friend and co-organizer, explains how the Frenchman Art Market came to fruition.
"Basically this was a pop-up market that started during Jazz Fest weekends this year. Kate just has a passion for art and artists and has basically single handedly (excluding yours truly) put this together. We are seeking a very diverse group of art vendors. We don't really want food/drink vendors and we definitely don't (can't have) musicians because it's already on Frenchmen and there's plenty of other places for that.
This is a venue strictly for diverse local artists and we want to gear it towards festivals/conventions that are in town. Meaning we want to have a strong base of artists that we can book according to what's happening in the city that weekend. As of now we are leased through January and hoping we can sign longer. We have started a petition at the market and are trying to get as many locals to sign it in show of support to the city."