Last Semester at the SMFA

I am currently enrolled in the Master's Program, at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston. I received all of my scholarships and grants for my final semester, and I was shocked to learn that one of those grants had been cut in half. I was not made aware of this until September, and have spent the last 6 weeks exploring all other financial options, but my tuition will be short $12,000.  This money is due in December and I am at a loss of how to get there. 

Out of extreme duress I have started this GO Fund Me site. Please consider making a contribution to my education. I waited a very long time to enroll in school, after caring for my mom & Jess(Lulu) getting sick last spring has made finances tighter than ever. I am so close to graduating in May, to become a teacher.  Art education is crucial for kids to have these days, art is an outlet for inspiration and creativity, and helps promote critical thinking skills, and reduces stress.  Currently I am a teacher assistant, and it is the best part of my week.

In return I will show my gratitude with various rewards, ranging from cooking you a fantastic dinner, to cards, prints, paintings and custom creations. Gofundme is a modern method for an old school way of supporting the arts; benefactors. Is that not such a great title? Don't you want add “benefactor” to your resume??

The $12,000 will be used as follows
$10,000 for tuition 
$2000 Thesis expenses

Thank you tidbits

$25.00- $50.00 Post Card

$100 Satellite Drawing on Library Card

$200-$500 Framed Drawing

$750 Glass Tube with chip.

$1000.00-5000.000 Painting

$5000.00-$12000  Custom Painting, hand made stretchers and linen canvas…
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • caroline mailloux  
    • $25 
    • 45 mos
  • Antigoni Papadopoulous-Theocharaki 
    • $400 
    • 45 mos
  • Jamie Buscher 
    • $10 
    • 45 mos
  • Alyssa Pomfrey 
    • $10 
    • 45 mos
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Kathy Gearon 
Cranston, RI
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