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ART PROF is a free, online educational platform for visual arts.  Our mission is to provide equal access to art education for people of all ages and means.
ART PROF is a free, online educational platform for visual arts.  Our mission is to provide equal access to art education for people of all ages and means.
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    #1: OUR GRATITUDE

    For less than what pack of charcoal costs, you'll have our thanks!

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    NEW REWARD #2!! ART PROF T-SHIRT

    Get the official Art Prof T-shirt, featuring a charming original design by Art Prof Intern Janice Chun! The T-shirt is 6.1 oz., made of pre-shrunk 100% cotton, has a double-needle stitched neckline, bottom hem and sleeves. Sizes available are S, M, L, XL, XXL. We chose "sand" as the T-shirt color because we are big art nerds and this color reminded us all of newsprint. This reward will ship via USPS First Class Mail. See images of the T-shirt here, and read about the design process: http://wp.me/pasJI-4bK

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    #3: SUPPORTERS: NAME + LINK

    Have your name linked to your artist website on our Supporters page. Get broad exposure in a vibrant artistic community! Only visual artist websites are eligible for this reward.

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    #4: "EMERGE" CATALOG + POSTCARD

    Free hard copy of the full color exhibition catalog for Clara Lieu's solo exhibition "Emerge" and 1 hard copy postcard of an artwork by Clara Lieu. "Emerge" was a solo exhibition at the Trustman Gallery at Simmons College in 2014, which explored Lieu's personal experience with depression and anxiety.

    The exhibition catalog measures 6" x 6", is 6 pages long, and includes select images of the figure drawings, mezzotints, and photographs featured in the exhibition. Included is an artist statement by Clara Lieu, and an essay by Bridget Lynch, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Art and Music at Simmons College in Boston, MA.

    See images of the catalog and postcard here:
    http://wp.me/PasJI-40v

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    #5: LEARN, CREATE, AND TEACH BOOK

    Free hard copy of Clara Lieu's 170 page book "Learn, Create, and Teach." Structured as a series of short essays, this book is packed with anecdotes from Clara Lieu's years of experience as a professional artist and professor.

    “The wisdom in this book would take art students and new artists years to accumulate…”

    More info on the book:
    http://claralieu.com/work/book/

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    NEW REWARD #4! iPhone 6 or 6S Case

    Carry Art Prof in your pocket! Art Prof themed 3D printed iPhone 6 or 6S case, featuring Clara Lieu, made out of PLA hard plastic. These cases can be ordered in red, black, and white. Design by Art Prof Intern Olivia Hunter. See the phone case here: http://wp.me/pasJI-4eI

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    #6: 1 TA AUDIO CRITIQUE

    Receive a 5 minute audio critique from one of our Teaching Assistants on one of your artworks. Great opportunity to get an in depth feedback on your art.

    Listen to sample audio critiques by our Teaching Assistants: http://wp.me/PasJI-3W6

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your artwork to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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    #7: SUPPORTERS: THUMBNAIL + LINK

    Get your name linked to your artist website, and a small thumbnail image of one of your artworks featured on our Supporters page. Great exposure for your artwork in a vibrant artistic community! Only visual artist websites are eligible for this reward.

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    NEW REWARD #3!! 3 ART PROF T-SHIRTS

    Get 3 official Art Prof T-shirts, featuring a charming original design by Art Prof Intern Janice Chun! The T-shirt is 6.1 oz., made of pre-shrunk 100% cotton, has a double-needle stitched neckline, bottom hem and sleeves. Sizes available are S, M, L, XL, XXL. We chose "sand" as the T-shirt color because we are big art nerds and this color reminded us all of newsprint. This reward will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail. See images of the T-shirt here, and read about the design process: http://wp.me/pasJI-4bK

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    #8: SUPPORTERS: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

    Get your name, a medium image of one of your artworks linked to your artist website, accompanied by 50 words about your artwork featured at the top of our Supporters page. Only visual artist websites are eligible for this reward.

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    #9: "FALLING" EXHIBITION CATALOG

    Free hard copy of the 110 page, full color exhibition catalog for "Falling", Clara Lieu's series of fifty self-portrait drawings created from 2010-2014.

    The catalog is a perfect-bound paperback book measuring 8" x 11" that weighs 1 lb. The catalog includes every portrait drawing, accompanied by a close up detail of each drawing. The portrait drawings represent the artist's personal experience with depression and anxiety. An essay by Andrew Raftery, an engraver and Professor of Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design is included.

    See the catalog: http://www.lulu.com/shop/clara-lieu/falling/paperback/product-20007930.html

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    #10: PROFESSOR LIEU VIDEO CRITIQUE

    Receive a 30 minute video critique by Professor Lieu on a portfolio of 8-20 artworks. Professor Lieu will provide an overall assessment of your portfolio, as well as constructive comments on each individual artwork and recommend strategies for continued progress.
    Watch a sample video critiques here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWUrkvOfPXg&list=PLvt8_pMl6ywlybWJojnTSJ_HKMbCiBjZN

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your artwork to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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    #11: 3 TAs AUDIO CRITIQUE PACK

    Receive a 5 minute audio critique on one of your artworks from 3 of our Teaching Assistants. Total critique time is 15 minutes. A unique opportunity to get 3 diverse, professional opinions on your art.

    Listen to sample audio critiques by our Teaching Assistants: http://wp.me/PasJI-3W6

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your artwork to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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    NEW REWARD #1!!BOOK + EXHIBITION CATALOG

    This reward includes:

    1) Free hard copy of Clara Lieu's 170 page book "Learn, Create, and Teach." Structured as a series of short essays, this book is packed with anecdotes from Clara Lieu's years of experience as a professional artist and professor.

    “The wisdom in this book would take art students and new artists years to accumulate…”

    More info on the book:
    http://claralieu.com/work/book/

    2) Free hard copy of the 110 page, full color exhibition catalog for "Falling", Clara Lieu's series of fifty self-portrait drawings created from 2010-2014.

    The catalog is a perfect-bound paperback book measuring 8" x 11" that weighs 1 lb. The catalog includes every portrait drawing, accompanied by a close up detail of each drawing. The portrait drawings represent the artist's personal experience with depression and anxiety. An essay by Andrew Raftery, an engraver and Professor of Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design is included.

    See the catalog: http://www.lulu.com/shop/clara-lieu/falling/paperback/product-20007930.html

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    #13: MEZZOTINT (NO MAT OR FRAME)

    Receive one original, hand pulled mezzotint print by Clara Lieu from "Falling", a project about personal experience with depression and anxiety. Each mezzotint print depicts a face dramatically emerging out of darkness.

    The mezzotints are printed on Rives BFK paper with Graphic Chemical Renaissance black etching ink. The image measures 3.75" x 4.75", and the paper measures 8" x 9. These prints were printed in 2013, and are artist's proofs. (these prints are not a part of an edition) These prints are signed and dated below the image in pencil, and have no mat or frame.

    You'll receive one of the mezzotints seen on this page: http://claralieu.com/work/falling/mezzotints.php
    (sorry, you don't get to choose which specific mezzotint you'll receive)

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    #14: PORTFOLIO CRITIQUE PACK

    1) a 30 minute video critique by Professor Lieu on your portfolio of 8-20 artworks. Watch sample video critiques: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWUrkvOfPXg&list=PLvt8_pMl6ywlybWJojnTSJ_HKMbCiBjZN

    2) A 10 minute audio critique on your portfolio of 8-20 artworks from 3 Teaching Assistants. Listen to sample audio critiques by our Teaching Assistants: http://wp.me/PasJI-3W6

    3) Total critique time is 60 minutes.

    This package of video and audio critiques is an amazing way to hear a professional opinions from a diverse range of voices!

    Clara Lieu and 3 Teaching Assistants will provide an overall assessment of your portfolio, as well as constructive comments on each individual artwork and recommend strategies for future progress.

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your artwork to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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    The Working Artist: course

    The Working Artist is the premier online business school for artists and photographers run by Crista Cloutier. Your donation will get you entry to the next session of the course (TBD) as well as free access to all future sessions. Learn how to show and sell more work, create an audience of raving fans, save time and make money doing what you love. For more info visit: http://theworkingartist.com/

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    #15: MEZZOTINT (W/ CUSTOM MAT)

    Receive one original, hand pulled mezzotint print by Clara Lieu that is assembled in a custom cut white mat and a sheet of plexiglass on top of the mat. The mezzotint is from "Falling", a project about personal experience with depression and anxiety. Each mezzotint print depicts a face dramatically emerging out of darkness.

    The mezzotints are printed on Rives BFK paper with Graphic Chemical Renaissance black etching ink. The image measures 5" X 4", and the mat measures 13" X 12". These prints were printed in 2013, and are one print in an edition of 5 prints. These prints are signed and dated below the image in pencil.

    You'll receive one of the mezzotints seen on this page: http://claralieu.com/work/falling/mezzotints.php
    (sorry, you don't get to choose which specific mezzotint you'll receive)

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    #16: SCULPTURE PHOTO

    Receive one photographic print by Clara Lieu that is assembled in a custom cut white mat and a sheet of plexiglass on top of the mat. The photograph is from "Falling", a project about personal experience with depression and anxiety. Each photograph captures a face sculpture that Lieu first modeled in clay and then cast into beeswax.

    The photographs were printed at a professional photograph lab. The image measures 6" X 4", and the mat measures 13" X 11". These photographs were printed in 2013.

    You'll receive one of the photographs seen on this page: http://claralieu.com/work/falling/sculpture
    (sorry, you don't get to choose which specific photograph you'll receive)

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    #17: PICK CLARA LIEU'S BRAIN

    Meet Clara Lieu in person and get her sage advice on any topics of your choice. Option to bring a portfolio of artworks for a comprehensive, professional critique in person!

    You are responsible for traveling to the Boston area to receive this reward, and for any travel expenses incurred.

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    #18: MEGA ART PROF PACK

    1) Your name, artist website link, medium image, and 50 words about your artwork on our supporters page.

    2) Clara Lieu's 170 page book, "Learn, Create, and Teach." More info: http://claralieu.com/work/book/

    3) 5 original, hand pulled mezzotint prints by Clara Lieu from the series "Falling."These prints do not include a mat or frame. You'll receive 5 mezzotints seen on this page: http://claralieu.com/work/falling/mezzotints.php
    (sorry, you don't get to choose which specific mezzotints you'll receive)

    4) 30 min. portfolio video critique on your portfolio of 8-20 artworks by Professor Lieu. Watch sample video critiques: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWUrkvOfPXg&list=PLvt8_pMl6ywlybWJojnTSJ_HKMbCiBjZN

    5) A 10 minute audio critique on your portfolio of 8-20 artworks from 3 Teaching Assistants. Listen to sample audio critiques by our Teaching Assistants: http://wp.me/PasJI-3W6

    6) 1 hour in person meeting with Clara Lieu in Boston. You are responsible for traveling to the Boston area to receive this reward, and for any travel expenses incurred.

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your portfolio of 8-20 artworks to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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    #12: ULTIMATE AUDIO CRITIQUE PACK

    You'll receive a 5 minute audio critique on one of your artworks from 3 Teaching Assistants and Clara Lieu. Total critique time is 20 minutes. A unique opportunity to hear a diverse range of opinions from 4 professional artists.

    Listen to sample audio critiques by our Teaching Assistants and Clara Lieu: http://wp.me/PasJI-3W6

    After the campaign is over, we will notify you of a deadline to submit your artwork to receive this reward. If you miss our deadline, you will not receive this reward or a refund for your donation.

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