About this project
Why Are We Doing this?
To offer everyone a welcoming space to make art and prints!
Clubhouse Lithography Workshop is moving into a local arts compound. By supporting this campaign, you are making printmaking more accessible in Baltimore City and beyond.
How Kickstarter Works
This project has a funding goal and a deadline. If you like our idea, you can pledge support to make it happen and receive original art mailed to you in return. If the project succeeds in reaching its funding goal, you receive the rewards. If the project falls short, there are no rewards and no one is charged.
What Rewards Can I Get?
Postcards - 4" x 6"
Sketches - 6" by 8"
Lithographs - 11" by 15"
Monotypes - 9" by 12", 11" by 15"
Paintings - 6" by 8", 11" by 15"
Gouache Drawings - 9" by 12", 11" by 15", 18" by 24"
Handmade Cinch Bags
What is Clubhouse Lithography Workshop?
Clubhouse provides artists with tools and space to create original prints. We offer fine art limited editions and press rental. In short, at the Clubhouse artists can work 1:1 with a professional printer, take classes, or rent studio time.
When We Reach Our Goal
Your pledge helps us expand capabilities, secure a space and make it safe for visitors. We will retrofit our NuArc Exposure Unit and make photo-lithography available to the public. We will relocate the shop and move our equipment, and it takes a lot to move our stuff! As we reach our goal, we will welcome you to our new location.
When We Open Our Doors to You
Clubhouse is an open access workshop. It means you can rent time to use the printing press, shop space, materials and of course the printer's help. Here is what you can find in the workshop: Charles Brand lithography press, NuArc Metal Halide exposure unit, lithography stones, NuArc light tables, flat file storage and more.
Who We Are
Clubhouse was started by Leyla Rzayeva and Sean Keelan in the basement studio of their Baltimore home.
Leyla Rzayeva is an Azerbaijani and Russian American artist, and a Tamarind Professional Printer.
Sean Keelan was born in Cleveland, Ohio. As a National Trainer at Playworks, Sean helps communities around the nation create opportunities for kids to engage in healthy play.
Most importantly Clubhouse is you - participants that come into the workshop to activate this space.
Hillery Sproatt lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. She has a background in fine art and a deep appreciation for surface design and fine craft. Her dense landscapes littered with people and pattern tell stories of a bigger existence disguised as small.
Sean Keelan is interested in recording things from observation. He is excited about getting people to make things, and that's the whole idea behind making assembly paper pieces and prints.
Leyla Rzayeva is an enthusiast of works on paper and printed material. Her paintings show the simple truth about two dimensional art, that line and shape belong to a flat surface.
Sketchbook Pages by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives one page from the artist's sketchbook. Some pages are double sided! Size 6" x 8"
Hand Drawn Postcards by Sean Keelan Giver receives one postcard with an original pencil or pen drawing by Sean Keelan. Frame it or mail it to impress! Size 4" x 6"
6x8 Oil Painting Giver receives an abstract oil painting by Leyla Rzayeva on French mould-made paper, treated to preserve paint. Size 6" x 8"
9x12 Gouache Drawings by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives one drawing made with vibrant gouache colors and Sumi ink. Size 9" x 12"
11x15 Monotypes by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives a monotype, one of a kind print painted with archival inks and printed in our studio on French mould-made paper. Size 11" x 15"
11x15 Gouache Drawings by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives one drawing painted with gouache and Sumi ink on archival paper. Size 11" x 15"
Assembly Lithograph by Sean Keelan This interactive limited edition print is a collaboration between the viewer and the artist. Shipped flat and unassembled, the owner is asked to put together the art work and contribute to the piece creatively. Size 14" x 20"
Color Lithograph by Hillery Sproatt Giver receives a limited edition color lithograph. Hillary's dense landscapes littered with people and pattern tell stories of a bigger existence disguised as small. Size 11" x 14"
11x14 Oil Paintings by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives an original painting completed on board or French mould-made paper treated to preserve oil paint. These works have been painted on location in the US and Azerbaijan.
18x24 Gouache Drawings by Leyla Rzayeva Giver receives one drawing made with vibrant gouache colors and Sumi ink. These large drawings are awesome! Size 18" x 24"
Cinch Canvas Bag Giver receives hand-made waxed canvas cinch bag designed and sewn by Sean Keelan. Beautiful, sturdy and functional.
All rewards are made by hand, which means that you will receive original artwork created in our workshop and signed by the artist.
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Risks and challenges
Clubhouse is an active printmaking studio. We have all equipment necessary to complete and fulfill the rewards. So give with confidence! Thank you for being a part of our goal and dream.
- sketchbook pages
- gouache drawings
- 6x8 oils
- 11x14 oils
Notes on Shipping:
Rewards will be shipped flat with hard backing, padded packaging, and additional protection on the corners to ensure proper handling and delivery. Large works on paper measuring 18" x 24" will be rolled and shipped in a hard tube.
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