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Put the Fire in the Firehouse

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I'm a painter in Brooklyn, NY who's trying to get some paintings down to Louisville, GA for a show in the totally awesome, scrappy, rural, non-profit Fire House Gallery. For an opening on December 4th! Gulp.

The cheapest way to get the work there and back is to drive it myself. The final math is showing that it's going to take $1862.31 just for the van rental costs-- plus another $480 for gas.

And here's the thing-- it turns out that for roughly $200 more each way, we could rent a bigger truck (with almost the same gas mileage!) And that way these two great big fire paintings (that were edited out because of this extra cost) can be part of this show. And that would be really awesome because we are talking about two paintings that are literally of things burning-- so a successful kickstarter project would put the fire in the fire house!

You can learn more about the awesome Fire House Gallery by visiting their website: www.galleryafire.com

Visit my website, sloweye.net, to learn more about what makes the show at Fire House special for me, see some of the other paintings that will be in this show, and to learn about the two other artists I am honored to be sharing the show with.

And come back here after you spread the word about this project for updates on the preparations for show along with our progress on the backer rewards. Check the updates for more about the rewards, with photos!

This update has photos of the first draft of the $30 reward booklet:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1276818838/put-the-fire-in-the-firehouse/posts/41154

And this one has an example of what the Amish inkjet can do:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1276818838/put-the-fire-in-the-firehouse/posts/40720

You can look at some of the choices for the $50 print and $125 folio rewards here:
http://sloweye.net/portfolio/paintings/

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    Your very own personalized-by-the-artist 5.25" by 8" invitation card will be mailed to each and every backer, from one dollar and up

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    You will receive an 11.5" by 17" poster designed by the Fire House Gallery and featuring artwork by (and signed by) all three artists in the the gallery's December show.

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    One 4 by 5 inch mini-catalogue featuring all (eleven, I think!) of Randall's paintings in the show at Fire House, printed and assembled by the artist.

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    An 8.5 x 11 inch color print of any one of Randall's paintings. You can choose!

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    A folio of five 8.5 x 11 inch color prints of Randall's paintings. You can pick which ones, or have them curated by the artist.

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    One archival digital-carbon-print on 100% cotton rag paper specially prepared for printing by the artist, and produced using his experimental "Amish" ink-jet, a formerly full-color commercial large format printer that has been converted to printing with a special black-and-white inks mixed by the artist. Actual dimensions TBD, but it's looking like about 16 by 20 inches

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