Tag Archives: Public art

Where’s the puppy?

There’s a saying in the non-profit world regarding fundraising efforts. The question is “where’s the puppy?” The lovely beeble, ready for her vacation, originally uploaded by evemosher. What that means is ‘show me what I am paying for’ and ‘make it compelling.’ Ultimately it also means appeal to my heart, not my mind. If you are embarking on a fundraising drive, make sure you let people know what they are paying for and why. The best way to do that is to give concrete examples…

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Artiscycle Platform

My friend, Chris Kennedy was interviewing me for a project he is working on – one which will be valuable to artists who work in communities. The working project information is on his site. The summary or basic premise is that he is looking to archive and codify the work that artists are creating in communities and through that provide a tool for educators and non-profit organizations to connect with art and or artists to help realize their goals. While a pretty huge undertaking, the…

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Why you need the internet, and why the internet needs you

Disclaimer: I am a consultant/leader for the Creative Capital Professional Development Program “Internet for Artists” workshop. When trying to build awareness on a public project, there is nothing better than the internet. The internet gets you access to a much larger audience, and it can give your a project a life far beyond its actual lifespan. The internet provides a great repository for sharing the story of your project. There are a few ways that you can really make the internet work for you. Build…

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