Postcards from the Arctic

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Raised by 12 people in 1 month
POSTCARDS FROM THE ARCTIC  -  a fundraiser to support Michelle Dussault's protagonist's trip to Svalbard. Michelle will accompany her protagonist, IOWA STARR, aboard a tall ship in September 2019. They will be traveling to Norway where they will board a research vessel for an excursion to the High Arctic. Her mission is to to retrieve the last Gogo drift seed from the Svalbard Seed Vault, which if all goes well (does it ever?) will save the planet from ocean acidification.

Iowa needs to raise $3000 dollars for her Arctic Circle residency.

"The Arctic Circle brings together international artists of all disciplines, scientists, architects, and educators who collectively explore the high-Arctic Svalbard Archipelago and Arctic Ocean aboard a specially outfitted Barquentine sailing vessel."

In gratitude for your generous donation of ... 

$30.00 - receive a factoid postcard from IOWA with a factoid from a field scientist on the back.

$50.00- receive a hand-drawn factoid postcard from IOWA with a factoid from a field scientist on the back.

$75.00 - receive a climate factoid postcard and related audio content from the research ship during its sail to the High Arctic.

$100 - receive a hand-drawn factoid postcard and related audio content from the research ship during its sail to the High Arctic.

$150.00 - receive a snail mail or email pen-pal letter (your choice) from IOWA during her journey to the Svalbard Seed Vault.

$200.00 - receive one of IOWA's daily glacier drawings (pencil on paper) with a factoid from a field scientist on the back.

$200.00 - receive one of IOWA's camel drawings with a factoid from a field scientist on the back.

$300.00 - receive a hand-drawn factoid-postcard and daily-glacier-drawing, with a factoid from a scientist on the back, from the Barquentine tall ship sailing the High Arctic.

$300.00 - receive one of IOWA's hand made felted Arctic birds, like the climate endangered Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola).

$500.00 - receive one postcard, one audio file, one pen-pal letter, and one daily drawing.

$750.00 - receive an accordion book train-drawing  from the Bergen-Oslo line.

$800.00 - receive a pencil and gouache drawing on board, like this one: 37050082_155188393984718_r.jpeg

$1000.00 - receive a dinner (8 people max) and a live presentation at your place or in Manchester, Vermont.

$2000.00 - gets you a new painting on canvas from Madam Taxi (for color junkies only)!

Best wishes, big sails, and happy trails,
Madam Taxi aka Michelle Dussault
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EO
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Eden Orfanos
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Annie Geissinger
3 days ago
MD
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Meg Dussault
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Sarah Hess
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MC
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Marc Carpentier
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