This year I had the opportunity to place my glass in a small, local pop-up gallery. This turned out to be a learning experience.
The gallery was located in our small town and was open only on the weekend. Each artist was to volunteer to man the gallery at least once month.
Our traffic was very limited. I discovered quickly that I did not enjoy sitting in an empty gallery even with something to do. I find boredom to be exhausting.
The greatest difficulty I discovered was that after watching people come through and appear to be underwhelmed by what I had chosen to display I began to doubt myself. Even accounting for different styles it was still disappointing to see people unimpressed.
I think that, in the future, should I have the opportunity to display in gallery, I will choose one where I can maintain a certain distance.