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    mobius pro [dragonfly] stylus by Andrew Pischke

    The way a stylus should be.

    • 36% funded
    • $2,920 pledged
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    Alumnus Arlin Pischke (BArch 1991) and his cofounder have designed a stylus all about how it feels and functions while holding and using it.

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    Youth Design Summit: Bridging Creativity Internationally by KIDmob

    Three diverse communities. Twenty-four empathetic students. One shared goal: to change their world.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $10,306 pledged
    • Funded

    A group of MArch, 2012 alumni - Kate Ganim, Tyler Pew, Kadi Franson, and Patima Pataramekin - of KIDmob are taking their impactful work on the road. Help them get to Haiti before April 5th!

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    Terminal Lance: The White Donkey (a graphic novel) by Maximilian Uriarte

    Terminal Lance: The White Donkey is a 150 page story about a Marine and his journey to Iraq, written and illustrated by a Marine.

    Successful!
    • 813% funded
    • $162,681 pledged
    • Funded

    Maximilian Uriarte (Animation 2013) is requesting funding to publish a new graphic novel, "The White Donkey."

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    Shape Field Chair by Karson + Mary Shadley

    A lightweight outdoor folding chair equally adept on a camping trip, at the beach or in your backyard.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $21,958 pledged
    • Funded

    Karson Shadley (Industrial Design 2002) has created the perfect chair for your next camping trip!

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    Eureka! Coffee by Jessica Caisse

    The ultimate Mobile Coffee and Espresso endeavor! Striving to bring the Bay Area the damn best coffee and espresso- on the spot!

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $23,085 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Jessica Caisse (Photography 2009) is launching a mobile coffee and espresso business in the Bay Area!

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    DVAN's Inaugural Summer Youth Arts Program 2013 by Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network

    Support the next generation of Vietnamese American artists. DONATE NOW!

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $1,585 pledged
    • Funded

    Aimee Phan, chair of MFA Writing at CCA, and CCA faculty member Viet Le (Visual Studies) are requesting funding for a summer youth arts program for Vietnamese American youth in San Francisco.

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    Fire Dragon Love Sauce by Otaducci: Heather Carducci/Gigi Otalvaro

    Fire Dragon Love Sauce is a gastro-galactic hot sauce that engages multiple senses & promotes love, spice, and equality for all people!

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $5,685 pledged
    • Funded

    Gigi Otalvaro-Hormillosa (MA Visual and Critical Studies 2012) and Heather Carducci are making amazing hot sauce out of their home kitchen in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Help them take it to the next level by supporting their project.

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    Question Bridge Interactive by Hank Willis Thomas

    A responsive design platform that reveals the true complexity, diversity, and humanity within an identity group.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $77,676 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA faculty member Chris Johnson, and alumni Hank Willis Thomas (MFA Photography/MA Visual Criticism 2004) and Bayeté Ross Smith (MFA Photography 2004), are looking to fund an interactive website for their highly acclaimed art installation, Question Bridge.

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    Devil's Den by Harry Griffin and Eva O'Leary

    This July, photographers Harry Griffin and Eva O'Leary travel to Pennsylvania, where 15,000 people will come together to live in 1863.

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $3,322 pledged
    • Funded

    Harry Griffin (Photography 2011) and Eva O'Leary (Photography 2012) are raising funds to photograph the transformation of a town as it readies itself to host 15,000 Civil War reenactors.

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    The Art Lady's Mobile Art School: Free Art in the Park by Anna Van Rooy

    I would like to teach 64 FREE structured classes over the course of 8 weeks in NE Portland Parks. Emphasis on fine art and fun!

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $8,075 pledged
    • Funded

    Anna Van Rooy (Printmaking 2007) has raised funds to teach art classes in NE Portland Parks. Congratulations!

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    Illuminated Lily Installation in Hermann Park, Houston. by Libbie J. Masterson

    Illuminated Lily Blossoms floating in Hermann Park, Houston, April 2013.

    Successful!
    • 188% funded
    • $14,685 pledged
    • Funded

    Libbie Masterson (Glass 1995) created floating lilies as the scenery for the Houston Grand Opera's performance during JapanFest. Congratulations!

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    California Peelin (A Polaroid Image Transfer Project) by Oliver Padilla

    Taking Polaroids and transforming them into unique pieces of art.

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $861 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA student Oliver Padilla successfully funded his Polaroid image transfer project.

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    Lightweight School Structure for Bijagós Islands in Africa by CCA Architecture Student Project Team

    California College of the Arts architecture students are prototyping a prefabricated classroom for developing nations in the tropics.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $3,505 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA Architecture students raised funds to bring simple school structures to the Bijagós Islands in Guinea Bissau of the west coast of Africa.

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    Pang, The Wandering Shaolin Monk Vol. 2 by Ben Costa

    Help publish the second volume of Pang, The Wandering Shaolin Monk--an award-winning, kung fu adventure graphic novel series!

    Successful!
    • 463% funded
    • $27,803 pledged
    • Funded

    Ben Costa (MFA Writing 2008) is publishing the second volume of his kung fu adventure graphic novel series. Congratulations!

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    Prometheus Writes: A Premium 3-piece Executive Pen by Prometheus Lights

    Experience writing nirvana: a masterfully machined body designed exclusively for the world's finest Montblanc cartridges.

    Successful!
    • 735% funded
    • $121,286 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason Hui (MBA in Design Strategy 2010) has created a pen featuring the Montblanc cartridge for the ultimate writing experience. Congratulations!

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    Catamaran Literary Reader by Catherine Segurson

    Literary and fine arts print magazine. New creative work from 30 different writers, poets, and artists. West Coast themes.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $25,028 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Catherine Segurson (MFAW 2003), founder of Catamaran Literary Reader, successfully raised the funds needed to publish their 4th issue.

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    Ricefield Collective: Knit 4 Life by Meredith Ramirez & Ricefield Collective

    Ricefield Collective crafts handmade knitted accessories that keep indigenous people on their ancestral land.

    Successful!
    • 296% funded
    • $73,045 pledged
    • Funded

    As part of Ricefield Collective, Meredith Ramirez Talusan (MFA Photography 2004) and Anna Maltz (MFA Textiles 2004) work with knitters in the Ifugao region of the Philippines to preserve their indigenous way of life. Congratulations!

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    APOTHEOSIS: an acrobatic dance film by Bobbi Dulaney

    Apotheosis is a meditation on the transcendent power of movement explored dynamically in film featuring fire, aerial, and hoop dance.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $8,181 pledged
    • Funded

    Adam Behrmann and Bobbi Dulaney (both Media Arts 2010) are creating an exciting film documenting Bobbi's acrobatic dance performances. Congratulations!

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    SanFranLand: A Comedy Web Series by Ryan Lynch

    SanFranLand is a comedy web series about three women living it up and keeping it real in the spectacular city of San Francisco.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $22,297 pledged
    • Funded

    Adam Behrmann (Media Arts 2010) is an Assistant Director involved with the production of this comedy web series about San Francisco. Congratulations!

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    Love, Inertia, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Stance by Shawn HibmaCronan

    Street-legal sculpture. Connecting a piece of 1960's Americana with the contemporary "customize everything" subculture.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $16,430 pledged
    • Funded

    Shawn HibmaCronan (Sculpture & Furniture 2009) is transforming a 1963 Ford Falcon Deluxe Club Wagon into a fully street-legal sculpture. Congratulations!

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    The Genius of Marian: Post-Production by Banker White

    A documentary film about the tragedy of Alzheimer's disease, the power of art and the meaning of family.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $42,375 pledged
    • Funded

    Banker White (MFA Sculpture 2000) follows his mother, Pam White, through the early stages of Alzheimer's disease in this feature-length film. Thank you for covering this subject and congratulations on your successful funding!

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    Oru Kayak: the origami folding boat by Oru Kayak

    The Oru Kayak folds out of a compact box—easily, quickly, and almost magically.

    Successful!
    • 554% funded
    • $443,806 pledged
    • Funded

    Ardy Sobhani (MBA in Design Strategy 2012) is the business director at Oru Kayak, creator of a compact kayak perfect for urban dwellers that love the outdoors. Congratulations!

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    Sparse Bicycle Lights by Colin Owen + Sparse

    Cycling illumination unlike the rest. Put them on, forget about them and ride.

    Successful!
    • 147% funded
    • $66,386 pledged
    • Funded

    Michelle Katz (Adjunct Professor, DMBA), Remy Labesque (ID 2006), Raffi Minasian (Assistant Professor ID, DMBA), Colin Owen (Assistant Professor ID, Graduate Design), Haley Toelle (ID 2012), and Ryan Wilday (DMBA 2013) created smart, secure cycling lights. Congratulations!

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    Western Edge: an epic road trip to document West Coast art by In The Make

    IN THE MAKE is hitting the road! We’ll travel from Mexico to Canada to document studio visits with 40 contemporary West Coast artists.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $27,238 pledged
    • Funded

    Klea McKenna (MFA Photography 2009) is part of In The Make, which has featured many studio visits with CCA alumni and faculty. Good luck with your trip along the West Coast and congratulations!

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    Yield Picnic Bag / Blanket by Rachel Gant + Andrew Deming

    The Yield Picnic Bag unfolds from bag to blanket in one zip for the more spontaneous picnic.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $25,765 pledged
    • Funded

    Check out the innovative Yield Picnic Bag by alumni Rachel Gant (Industrial Design 2012) and Andrew Deming (MBA in Design Strategy 2012), co-founders of San Francisco based Yield Design Co. Congratulations!

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    In Country: A Documentary Film (POSTPRODUCTION) by Mike Attie & Meghan O'Hara

    War is hell. Why would anyone want to spend their weekends there?

    Successful!
    • 176% funded
    • $26,445 pledged
    • Funded

    Meghan O'Hara, a Lecturer in the Film Program, needs to fund post-production for her new documentary "In Country." Congratulations!

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    Penrose Magnets -- Brighten Your Life with Magnetic Art by Neil Schultz & Heath Westbrook

    Penrose refrigerator magnets brighten your kitchen, mind and conversation. Play with them to design infinite patterns.

    Successful!
    • 144% funded
    • $7,236 pledged
    • Funded

    Student Neil Schultz (Industrial Design 2015) is creating cool magnets inspired by five-fold (pentagonal) symmetry. Congratulations!

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    SPOKE, a biking adventure to investigate cycling deaths by Spokemovie

    SPOKE is a journey-tale of three bikers riding cross-country to investigate the cause of the US's burgeoning rate of bicycle fatalities

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $11,311 pledged
    • Funded

    Recent alumnus Nick Navarro (Graphic Design 2012) is embarking on a cross-country journey to investigate bicycle fatalities. Thanks for covering this issue and congratulations!

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    Seasons in the Sanctuary by Crystal Birns

    Poster and pocket guide showcasing monterey bay marine sanctuary animal migrations and seasons by artist Doug Ross.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $4,808 pledged
    • Funded

    California scientists and an artist are coming together to better educate students about underwater migrations. Congratulations!

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    Publish the first issue of Catamaran Literary Reader by Catherine Segurson

    Catamaran Literary Reader is a print magazine with themes rooted in California.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $10,679 pledged
    • Funded

    Catherine Segurson (MFA Writing 2003) will be printing Catamaran Literary Reader, a magazine featuring California writers and artists. Congratulations!

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    Six Letterpress Printed Artist Editions by Smokey Road Press by Margot Ecke

    Print shop needs funding for equipment. The prizes are awesome prints by well-known artists!

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $16,208 pledged
    • Funded

    Margot Ecke of Smokey Road Press is looking for support to print fine art editions of six talented artists' work, including that of CCA faculty member and alumna Libby Black (MFA 2001). Congratulations!

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    Bushakan Glasses Stands by bushakan

    Bushakan makes individually crafted hardwood glasses stands.

    Successful!
    • 165% funded
    • $16,542 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumnus Tobi Adamolekun (MArch 2011) is part of Bushakan, which is creating impressive glasses stands. Congratulations!

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    Sunbeam Rd. presents "Breathers" by Sunbeam Rd.

    Help fund "Breathers", the debut LP from Sunbeam Rd.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $2,262 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumni Clive Hacker (Graphic Design 2012), Harrison Pollock (Graphic Design 2010), and Trevor Hacker (Graphic Design 2008) are part of Sunbeam Rd. They're looking to create their debut LP. Congratulations!

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    Kinetic Creatures by Lucas Ainsworth & Alyssa Hamel

    Kinetic Creatures are DIY mechanical cardboard animals.

    Successful!
    • 200% funded
    • $44,140 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumnus Lucas Ainsworth (Industrial Design 2010) has a very exciting Kinetic Creatures project in the works. Congratulations!

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    Artist + Athletic Residency on Rabbit Island, Michigan by Sara Maynard

    Mixed-media project including residency on Lake Superior's Rabbit Island, 10k swim in Vermont & documentation of lakes along the way.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $4,121 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Sara Maynard (Individualized Major 2008) has an exciting residency planned on Rabbit Island in Michigan. Congratulations!

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    TRAVEL FUND FOR FESTIVAL/SYMPOSIUM IN TORONTO by Amber

    I am invited to present at the Subtle Technologies Festival this May 24-27. I am looking for funding to support my travel expenses.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $1,125 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Amber Stucke (MFA 2011) sought assistance with travel expenses for a festival/symposium in Toronto. Congratulations!

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    The Luminary Moves to Cherokee Street by The Luminary Center for the Arts

    The Luminary is purchasing a former variety store on Cherokee Street that will become a unique incubator for the arts.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $22,244 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Sarrita Hunn (MFA 2004) is the Residency Program Director at The Luminary Center for the Arts. It looks like they'll be able to expand their space and programming.
    Congratulations!

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    Machines by Kris Perry

    "Machines" is a kinetic sculpture project performed with collaborating musicians.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $15,315 pledged
    • Funded

    Here's an exciting kinetic sculpture project by alumnus Kris Perry of Hudson, NY. Congratulations!

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    Make a 15'x22' banner from 1" squares! by Max Esplin

    I am making a giant quilted banner for an art show. I need to hire help to accomplish the project. Help me please!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $1,030 pledged
    • Funded

    Max Esplin (MFA Fine Arts 2012) was able to create a giant quilt banner. Congratulations!

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    CrEEpy CrAWLy & FlyiNG tHingS by julia crane

    Hand-made clay sculptures inspired by nature using techniques which can be traced back to Ancient Roman.

    Successful!
    • 327% funded
    • $1,800 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Julia Crane (Painting 1985) is creating lovely clay sculptures. Congratulations!

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    The 2nd Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince Haiti by Roberto Gomez and Floris Schönfeld

    Join the 2011 Ghetto Biennale by supporting two collaborative projects in one of the most rule-breaking art festivals in the world!

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $3,071 pledged
    • Funded

    Roberto Gomez (MA Visual and Critical Studies 2013, MFA Social Practice 2013) and Floris Schönfeld (MFA Fine Arts 2013) will be representing CCA at the 2nd Annual Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Congratulations!

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    SiairaShawn's First Music Videos by Siaira

    I need your support to film two music videos for my new singles, "Icarus(Who is in charge?)" and "Pocket."

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $2,256 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Marta Martinez (MA Visual & Critical Studies 2011) is working with local singer Siaira Shawn. Martinez created the cover art for her newest single "Icarus" and worked on her Kickstarter video. Congratulations!

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    Elastic City: 2012 Season of Artist-Led Walks by Todd Shalom

    Elastic City commissions artists to lead conceptual and poetic walks throughout and outside of NYC. Please support our 2012 season.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $25,143 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumnus Todd Shalom (MFA Writing 2004) is the Founder and Director of Elastic City, which gives conceptual walks throughout and outside of NYC. Congratulations!

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    Vermont Studio Center Residency by Sarah Thibault

    A 4-week residency program at the Vermont Studio Center where I will create a large installation using wall drawing and sculpture.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $3,375 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Sarah Thibault (MFA Fine Arts 2011) had a successfully funded project supporting her residency at the Vermont Studio Center. Congratulations!

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    Leaf Litter #2 by Signal Fire

    Leaf Litter is a full-color catalog, featuring the 2011 Signal Fire artists-in-residence.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $3,485 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumnus Ryan Pierce (MFA Painting/Drawing 2007) co-founded Signal Fire and had a successfully funded project to publish Leaf Litter #2. Congratulations!

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    Cologne – a short film by Kyle Ranson-Walsh

    Original choreography set to the music of Dolly Parton tells the story of a husband torn between devotion and desire.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $7,051 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Kate Ranson-Walsh (MBA Design Strategy 2010) was the producer for Cologne – a short film. Congratulations!

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    Rapid type : The Mobile Coffee Platform by Tyler Pew

    Working within an advanced architectural studio Rapid type is a mobile coffee platform. Creatively designed and thoroughly researched.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $2,690 pledged
    • Funded

    Kelly Lawley (MArch 2012) and Tyler Pew (MArch 2012) set up this successful project for the Rapid type Design/Build Studio at CCA last semester. Congratulations!

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    Terminally Illin' The Comic Book by Kaylin Marie and Jon Solo

    We're transforming the image of cancer and breaking down taboos in our humorous, psychedelic, action adventure graphic novel.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $6,240 pledged
    • Funded

    Kaylin Andres (Fashion Design 2010) has raised funds to complete Terminally Illin', a comic adventure for young adult cancer survivors based on her experience. Congratulations!

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    TERMINALLY ILLIN': World's Awesomest Cancer Comic Book! by Kaylin Marie and Jon Solo

    Help us fight THE TUMORNATOR by helping us publish a 23 yr. old girl's epic comic book about her fight with a rare bone cancer.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $9,170 pledged
    • Funded

    Kaylin Andres (Fashion Design 2010) has raised funds to create Terminally Illin', a comic adventure for young adult cancer survivors based on her experience. Congratulations!

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    Orbit: A Swiveling Smartphone Suction Mount by Jon Norton & Joe Molinari

    The Orbit defines what a smartphone mount should be, offering infinite adjustability and zero frustration. Form and function delivered.

    Successful!
    • 253% funded
    • $63,457 pledged
    • Funded

    Jon Norton (Industrial Design 2004) successfully funded the Orbit, a versatile smartphone mount.

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    Now Where Was I? A Sketchbook Memoir by Steven B. Reddy

    Hundreds of detailed drawings, paintings and sketches from the candid sketchbook journals of an artist, teacher, traveler and writer.

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $17,278 pledged
    • Funded

    Steven B. Reedy (1984) is requesting funding to publish a sketchbook memoir of his drawings and illustrations.

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    BLACK IS BLUE---a new short film by Cheryl Dunye by Cheryl Dunye

    BLACK IS BLUE-- A Black Transman security guard struggles with his identity after meeting an ex-lover from his past.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $15,253 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA faculty member Cheryl Dunye is requesting funding to complete production of her new short film "Black is Blue." CCA alumni Nick Collins (Film 2013), Fred Kolouch (Film 2011), Kevin Lawrence (Film 2013), and Lina Vezzani-Katano (Film 2012) were involved in production.

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    Rainbow Warriors Legend LED light installation New Mexico by Travis Somerville with Earthbound Moon

    We will be creating an LED "Rainbow" in the skies of New Mexico off Route 66 that is visible only at night.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $26,476 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA alums Alex Clausen (MFA 2006), Carson Murdach (MFA 2007), Lee Sparks Pembleton (MFA 2009), and Amy Sampson (MFA 2007) are seeking funding to create an LED "Rainbow" in the skies of New Mexico off Route 66 that is visible only at night.

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    DRIFT by Joshua Hagler and Maja Ruznic

    A collaborative visual art book inspired by a search for home, following two artists through Europe and Jordan.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $18,049 pledged
    • Funded

    Maja Ruznic (MFA 2009) and Joshua Hagler are raising funds to create an art book based off of visual storytelling workshops conducted with Syrian refugees.

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    Urchin Lamp by Fabripod by Chris and Amber

    Made in California with honest materials. Buy them assembled and ready to go, or build at home and watch them grow before your eyes.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $5,511 pledged
    • Funded

    Chris Chalmers (MArch 2009) is seeking funding to complete a line of Urchin Lamps, environmentally conscious lamps manufactured in California.

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    The World's First Quick-Release AAA Keychain Flashlight by Prometheus Lights

    Bringing you a Prometheus light in a small, affordable, innovative package.

    Successful!
    • 570% funded
    • $134,180 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason Hui (MBA in Design Strategy 2010) is seeking funding to complete production of an elegant quick-release keychain flashlight.

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    Between the River and Lagoon by Onajide Shabaka

    Short Term Art & Research Residency on the St. Lucie River and Lagoon (FL).

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $1,156 pledged
    • Funded

    Onajide Shabaka (Photography 1972) is requesting funding to complete a residency in which he will create a comprehensive exhibition of drawing, photography, sculpture, and video.