Help Me Start My Art Business

$515 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 8 people in 39 months
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I have dreamed of being an artist since I was a child.  I remember my first "art set" at 8 years old of drawing pencils and charcoal and real art paper.
I have pursued my passion since then,  although on and off, since, like many people, especially artists, I abandoned my dreams.  Life got in the way and dreams seem abandoned until a few years ago when I was determined to "make it happen", but even then I have hit many brick walls.

 With the encouragement from friends, family and people that were drawn to my art, I am now taking a strong stand at doing what I can to start my art business.  Searching for those who believe in my goals as I do.

Painting and drawing are my life...

Here in New Orleans, I am redesigning my art career as a business, not just locally, but expanding online in ways that only the modern artist can imagine. The cost of having a  career as an artist is not the historic romanticized  glamor it once was.  It is not only the tools need to create the artwork, but the marketing, gallery, website, art market set-ups, printing, travel expenses, permits and teaching expenses. I seek your help in getting me started in a positive direction!!  With your help in reaching my goal I can get it going quick and with ease!  

As a gift if you contribute:
*$500  and over I will paint a small acyrlic original New Orleans themed painting of my choice.
*$200 to $500 I will offer a small canvas print of one of my paintings of my choice.
*$100 to $200  I will offer a small unframed print on paper of one of my paintings/drawings of my choice.
*All contribution below $100 will receive a small gift card print.

my website (in progress):
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Tears of gratitude...when someone you think the world of believes in you...thank you my dear friend
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Thank you so much to a couple awesome people for a great start! So grateful!
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$515 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 8 people in 39 months
Created August 16, 2015
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37 months ago
Julia Otto
38 months ago

You go girl!

39 months ago
sowrong stuff
39 months ago

My down payment on my commissioned project.

39 months ago
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