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Monday, March 19, 2012
Community Supported Art: Detroit - Purchase a Share Today! via @artservmi #motownlit
Purchase a Share from ArtServe Michigan Today!
Community Supported Art Detroit is an exciting new model of investment that supports artists in the creation of new work, while establishing relationships with local art supporters, collectors, and patrons like you.
CSA makes connecting to local artists and buying art easy and affordable. Community Supported Agriculture has become a popular way for consumers to buy seasonal food directly from neighboring farms. Community Supported Art is a similar endeavor, with the same buy-local spirit in mind, to support local art and artists. Purchase a Share today!
Our jury, comprised of local artists and arts professionals selected each of the nine artists. Participating jurors were: Mira Burack, visual artist and assistant director of the Kresge Arts in Detroit program; Lynn Crawford, published author and art critic; Vievee Francis, published poet and associate editor for Callaloo Journal; and Joel Peterson, multi-instrumentalist, composer and music programmer. The artists chosen are: Alyssa Baron-Klask, Carrie Dickason, Ismael Duran, Jessica Frelinghuysen, Sean Hages, Emily Linn and Alana Bartol, Stacey Malasky and Patrick Crouch, Wesley Taylor and Invincible, and Elizabeth Wight.The 9 artists receive a stipend of $1,000 to produce 50 "shares." Shares cost $350.
Benefits for CSA Shareholders:
- Receive multiple works from local emerging and mid-career artists - Develop relationships with local artists and art community - Discover new artists and explore a variety of disciplines - Support local artists' careers and a vibrant community
Shareholders will receive 3 locally-produced "farm boxes," each featuring the work of 3 of our 9 spring edition artists, once per month at special pick-up events April through June, 2012.
Please note that the date information below pertains to when the shares go on sale. Information on pick-up events will be sent to shareholders as the events are arranged.
SHARE SALE BEGINS:
When: March 19th, 2012 10:00 AM Share Pricing: $350 per share , only one share allowed per person