About this project
**Note: It's very easy to support this project, just look at the pledge levels on the right as you scroll down the page and click on the one you like. And to help spread the word just copy this link http://bit.ly/ArtTees and send it to your friends, post it on facebook and twitter, etc.**
Street Art is the most vital emerging art form of the past 30+ years. It brings expression, politics, visual imagery, humor, and more into public spaces. It's a growing phenomenon worldwide, and the artists featured here are at the epicenter of it. And we want to bring that art to T-Shirts, so that you can wear the art that you love.
In a bit over a year and a half Maximillian Gallery has made an indisputable impact on the Street Art scene with our gallery located at the Sunset Marquis Hotel. We were recently awarded the prestigious "Best Of Award" from the LA Weekly for "Best Street Art". We were featured on NBC National Nightly News with Brian Williams and on numerous blogs. Our gallery and artists were selected to show at the prestigious and exclusive Scope Art Fair during Art Basel in Miami, and we recently won a prestigious award from the West Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce.
LIMITED EDITION ART T-SHIRTS
Each limited edition T-Shirt is made especially for you when you order it and comes with a Certificate Of Authenticity in your name (or the name you specify).
We thought that the amazing original art these artists are making would look awesome on high quality limited edition art T-Shirts and that this would resonate with collectors and fans, and it has, with artists and fans of the art asking us to start producing and selling these T-Shirts. To get them out to the world quickly, we've decided to launch them here on Kickstarter and this will be the first place these limited edition art T-Shirts are available. The T-Shirts will be $35 each following the kickstarter campaign so get yours now at reduced rates through the great pledge and rewards we have on Kickstarter, and remember, they make great Holiday gifts and each one is made just for you and comes with a personalized Certificate Of Authenticity from the gallery!
We are asking for your help to help us take these street artists to a new level. The idea is to quickly ramp-up production and distribution of limited edition T-Shirts in order to bring this art to the people who love it!
We are privileged to be working with a world-class group of the hottest emerging street artists to launch our limited edition Street Art T-Shirts. These are the artists on the buildings, the blogs, in the magazines and in the gallery, whose art is sought after, being collected and already going into important collections worldwide.
- Andy Appleton
These artists are at the epicenter of the street art movement and are in many ways helping to define it. They are all blowing up and these limited edition T-Shirts feature their amazing art. As you scroll down you will find the images they've created for the T-Shirts and links to learn more about them.
For your pledge we are are offering great rewards, including your selection from our first limited edition T-Shirts.
With each pledge of $100 or more you will receive a special bonus of a free 1-year subscription to LA CANVAS Magazine! LA CANVAS Magazine, our media partner for the T-Shirt launch, is the independent source of culture chronicling the people, places, and happenings that shape Los Angeles.
TWEET TO WIN!
Special Promotion: Tweet to Win one of five free T-Shirts via our tweet to win promotion. It's easy, just visit MaximillianGallery.com/tshirts for official rules and signup. So check out the great T-Shirts and rewards below and also tweet to help spread the word and enter to win a T-Shirt!
All T-Shirt rewards allow you to select the art and select from the various fabric colors and sizes of men's, women's & kids tees available (see below
for more info). We will reach out to you at the end of the campaign to
get more specific details about your selection and what name(s) you want on your Certificate(s) Of Authenticity..
Please let us know if you have any questions and thanks for your support!
These high quality 100% cotton limited edition T-Shirts will be printed in the USA just for you using the highest quality printing and inks. Scroll down to see the T-Shirt selection below. The actual T-Shirts may vary slightly from images shown, including variations in image placement, color and other details and due to the choices you're able to select for options such T-Shirt color, style, and size.
Please note that ALL T-Shirt options include various fabric colors, sizes, and men's, women's & kids tees available. We will reach out to you at the end of the campaign to get more specific details about your selection and what name(s) you want on your Certificate(s) Of Authenticity.
Click on the links below to see more about the artists and their work.
Please scroll down to the end of the page to see the T-Shirt option types.
Andy Appleton http://maximilliangallery.com/artists/andy-appleton
Please note that ALL T-Shirt options include various fabric colors, sizes and men's, women's & kids tees available. We will reach out to you at the end of the campaign to get more specific details about your selection.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
Your backing will help us launch these limited edition T-Shirts. Most importantly, your involvement will help us to spread the word on these wonderful artists and you have the opportunity to receive these limited edition T-Shirts and art.
Backing this project has so many positive benefits: This art is transformative, inspiring, entertaining and fun. It brings so much joy into the world, something we need more of during these tough times! In a world where so much is mass produced and commoditized, creating quality, American printed limited edition T-Shirts, featuring art from the best street artists, brings a refreshing independence, uniqueness and originality to the world of fashion.
Please visit the gallery online at http://maximilliangallery.com/ to see more of the type of art we feature. Let us know if you have any questions and thanks in advance from the artists, us and the many fans who can't wait to get these cool limited edition T-Shirts we'll be making with your help.
Our min goal is $1,000. Thanks for giving whatever you can to help make this happen! You can also help us by sharing this link with your friends on facebook, twitter, etc. several times throughout our campaign.
Risks and challenges
We are working with a top t-shirt printing company to print these high quality 100% cotton t-shirts in the USA. Some of the challenges would include getting all the art together from the artists but that has been done already and all the art is set to go to print. Other potential risks would be the t-shirts we're selecting not being available from the manufacturer for some reason (sold out, discontinued, etc.) but there are many high quality t-shirt suppliers we've identified so we could get the t-shirts from another source, so there is no risk there, another risk could be the printing company we've selected going out of business, but there are quite a few major fabric printing companies we've looked at so if that were to happen we would switch to another top fabric printer, so there is no risk there either, and finally, the amount of money being raised if the project is successfully funded is enough to cover the cost of purchasing and printing each t-shirt selected as a pledge reward so there is no risk in this area based on any monetary matters. Additionally, because of my background launching successful consumer products over the years, my award-wining art gallery, and my deeply caring about our amazing artists and clients, there is no risk that we won't produce and deliver the t-shirts to everyone who pledges and gets t-shirts as rewards.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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