Is Art Important?
$4,550 of $10k goal
We are a dedicated group of emerging artists who believe art is an integral part of our society and as such should be accessible to everyone regardless of financial means. We would like to attempt a new take on the art show convention by creating a unique experience in the form of a pop-up show in San Francisco. An unfortunate reality of the art world is that at times money can be an obstacle for many when it comes to obtaining original artwork. We would like to have a show where money does not determine who can and who cannot own a piece of art.
The unique structure of this show encourages the community as a whole to support the arts, which in turn allows artists to make art accessible to the whole community. We are excited to provide a venue where the value of art is not determined by a price tag, but instead based on the merits of the work itself. Every guest will have an equal opportunity to become the owner of a well-crafted, thoughtful piece of art at no cost.
We would like to create a sustainable model for this type of show in which expense does not affect the outcome. In order to do so, we require financial support to host the event; this is why we’ve chosen to ask for your assistance through our Go-Fund-Me campaign. The success of the show heavily relies on community contributions and support to cover artists’ expenses and compensate them for their time and effort. This will allow the art to function solely as art and not as a market driven product.
We feel that art is greater than the established commercial market. To any who feel the same way, we ask that you support our goal. Every contribution no matter the size will help and be greatly appreciated. With the community’s support of this show, we hope to achieve something new that transcends the status quo of the art world. Thank you for your support!
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Please donate: Your contribution(s) make it possible for artists to expand their craft(s) -- The arts provides us the culture we have come to appreciate and enjoy on a daily basis: Artists creating: paintings, sculptures, prose, dance recitals, plays, film, skits, and much, much more! In our daily lives we experience special designs of clothes and jewelry, great works of fiction and non-fiction, eye-popping paintings/sculptures, etc... all created by talented ...albeit, starving artists. Let's help their goals a success... even if you can only donate $5.00 (that's the minimum GO FUND ME allows) all contributions are more than appreciated and welcomed with open arms and warm thank yous! Please, help make this and these incredibly talented artists not starve!
I hope you all are sharing the 10k amongst you and getting paid for your work even if it's in a round-about way!