Secret Gallery Needs a Printer

We're a new art gallery in Astoria, Oregon. Started by painter Jill McVarish and author Chris Minnick, The Secret Gallery presents exhibitions of original art by contemporary artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

We've gained regional respect and notoriety through our focus on high quality and unusual art and events that have a story to tell. We want to expand our business to offer limited edition prints of works by artists we represent, including Jill McVarish , Kathleen Powers , Joshua Jay Johnson , and Colin Chillag.

Currently, there are no businesses on the Oregon coast that offer the type of art scanning and printing we require. To have prints made, we have to send art works to Seattle or Portland and incur significant additional costs and delays.

An opportunity exists for us to expand our business and also offer a service that's sorely needed by at least 40 other galleries along the coast who are in a similar predicament regarding scanning and printing.

We're seeking $10,000 to invest in a large format scanner and a large format ink jet printer.

Your donation will enable The Secret Gallery to survive and thrive through the ups and downs of a tourist-centric town, as well as to help coastal Oregon's vibrant and talented artist community to reach a larger audience with high quality and affordable prints and cards.

Anyone who donates $60 or more will receive a limited-edition 8"x11" numbered and signed print of Jill McVarish's "Everyone Was a Baby Once" on premium archival fine art paper, printed in Astoria on the new Secret Gallery printer.

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  • Becky Tonkin 
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $60 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $60 
    • 7 mos
  • Karen McVarish-Zellmer 
    • $90 
    • 7 mos
  • Laura Kooiman  
    • $20 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer

Chris Minnick 
Organizer
Astoria, OR
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