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A MEGA MURAL titled "This Land" to be painted on the giant silos of Rocktown in downtown Oklahoma City

Rick Sinnett is a local artist thinking BIG. His project “This Land” will measure approximately 120 feet wide by 100 feet tall and encompass the north and south sides of the grain silos of Rocktown Climbing Gym.

This is no ordinary mural! This mural is a massive undertaking requiring hours of intensive labor painting every side of this awesome grain silo. Some of the work will be done hanging by ropes but a lift and/or scaffold system is necessary for the stencil-work and more detailed painting.

“This Land,” is a youthful, vibrant, and encouraging representation of Oklahoma icons. The American bison, the scissortail flycatcher, indian paintbrush flowers, wheat, the earth below, sun beams radiating overhead and the Oklahoma River - each figure speaks to an element of Oklahoma and our land.

The importance of taking something that already exists and using it to redefine, to revitalize, and to enhance the character already inherent within it is a critical component to Oklahoma’s culture and ties in closely to the fabric of our state. The finished mural will be a gift to the Oklahoma community, to all passing travelers, and a destination for those who appreciate public art.

Rick has a passion for sharing his art with the world, he calls it, "Art for the people." In this project, the largest of it's kind, this will truly be a gift to all that see it.

We have a lot of community support, labor, and local businesses that have stepped up to provide the necessary materials - this has cut the cost of production substantially. What remains are a few final elements; equipment to reach the upper heights of the silos and some personal overhead to cover the costs. The project has already begun as we are applying the base coat. The next steps are to complete the base coat, get the stencil completed, apply the stencil, and then begin painting the design.

This project began about a year and half ago and has taken considerable organization and pre-planning to get us to this point. Now that paint is being applied the project is gaining momentum. Through your support and the support of the Kickstarter community we can have this project completed this year - that is our goal. In fact, Rick would like to have it done before August when the Oklahoma temperatures hit over 100 degrees! Nonetheless, the process is moving forward and we need your help to make it happen. Thank you for supporting public art and thank you for being a lover of art and supporter of this project.

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An artistic endeavor of this magnitude takes a significant level of commitment and community support to realize. A number of generous and passionate supporters of public art, including individuals, companies, and local organizations have committed to providing materials, equipment, and personal time.

The base coat is already being applied through the use of hanging from ropes and painting with rollers. Once funded a lift and/or scaffold system will be rented to more efficiently access the silo walls and complete the project.

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    You will receive a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett. Plus, continued updates on the painting progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    You will receive a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress. Invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    You will receive a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    Rocktown Climbing Gym, housed in the grain silos and home of the Silo Art Project, will allow you and a partner to experience climbing for the day. The all inclusive package includes harness and climbing shoe rentals for two, an orientation training session, and two day passes. You will also receive a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    You will receive a Limited Edition 18" x 24" This Land print signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    This gets you a personalized video "Thank You" message from Rick Sinnett and a Limited Edition 18" x 24" archival This Land fine art print on canvas signed and numbered by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    Your name/organization/etc noting you as a backer of the Silo Art Project will be included on a custom bronze plaque which will be installed on the silos. You will receive a personalized video "Thank You" message from Rick Sinnett. Also a Limited Edition 36" x 42" This Land fine art print signed and numbered by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    Rick Sinnett will create an original ONE-OF-A-KIND painted work of art 48" x 48"! Also included is a Limited Edition 36" x 42" This Land fine art print signed and numbered by Rick Sinnett. Your name/organization/etc noting you as a backer of the Silo Art Project will be included on a custom bronze plaque which will be installed on the silos.You will receive a personalized video "Thank You" message from Rick Sinnett. Also included is a a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    Rick Sinnett will create an original one-of-a-kind piece of artwork approximately 8' by 8'. Your name/organization/etc noting you as a backer of the Silo Art Project will be included on a custom bronze plaque which will be installed on the silos. Also included is a Limited Edition 36" x 42" This Land fine art print signed and numbered by Rick Sinnett. You will receive a personalized video "Thank You" message from Rick Sinnett. Also included is a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt, a Limited Edition This Land button, and a Silo Art Project sticker. Plus, continued updates on the project progress and an exclusive VIP invitation to the grand unveiling event.

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    This is an exclusive opportunity to have Rick Sinnett PAINT a ONE-OF-A-KIND mural in his style up to 300 square feet (imagine a 15' by 15' or a 10' by 30' mural - AMAZING!) in the location of your choosing (pending local regulations, of course). If that is not enough, you will also receive a Limited Edition 36" x 42" This Land fine art print signed and numbered by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land postcard signed by Rick Sinnett, a Limited Edition This Land button, a Limited Edition This Land t-shirt. Of course you will receive a special video message "Thank You" (as well as the one in person when he paints the custom mural for you!) You will be kept in the loop with continued updates on the project progress. And you will receive an invitation to the grand unveiling event. Your name/organization/etc noting you as a backer of the Silo Art Project will be included on a custom bronze plaque which will be installed on the silos. This is an incredible reward for such a generous contribution to ensure the success of this project! (*Additional travel expenses may apply.)

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