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A group of American artists exchanging creative education with African artists!

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Fine artist Larry Poncho Brown was invited to share his talents abroad with Artists 2 Africa, participating as a teacher on this tour representing his discipline of painting. He is one of several artists throughout the U.S. invited to teach other creative mediums including: Carren Clarke-Mcadoo (VA), Jerome White (OH), Michelle Davis Petelinz (NC), Karen Y. Buster (MD), Tommy Roberts (MD), and Francine Harris (MD), to name a few. A noteworthy group of American artists exchanging creative education with African artists!

ABOUT A2A:

ARTISTS 2 AFRICA was birthed from decades of artists discussing the prospect of organizing a group journey to Africa tailored specifically for artists and focused on art education. On October 6-16, 2012 we will embark on our first official journey to Senegal West Africa & The Gambia!

The artists will journey into the art villages on the outskirts of Dakar. Various artisans including painters, sculptors, and weavers will be gathered in their workshops to create and collaborate. We will fellowship with the artists and students, visit their workshops to share technique, and explore the creative process, while exchanging our creative ideas with the artisans in the region. An exhibition will be organized featuring the works of each artist. Our focus is to educate and connect through ART.

HOW WILL YOUR FUNDS BE UTILIZED?

With Kickstarter and your support we hope you will assist us with this unified effort. As you can see on the right...the artist has graciously donated his art for pledge rewards.  The campaign is to assist us with acquiring art materials for other artists to use on our visit as we fellowship by creating art. We will be visiting 4 locations where sand painting, wood carving, fabric making and other artforms are taught and produced. We will introduce various art projects and will instruct several groups of artisans and other participants. Funds will assist with art supplies and materials, and small tools. We also plan to document this experience with photography and video as a future educational medium. We hope you will take advantage of this unique opportunity to assist with this project....thank you. Share.Teach.Create!

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR ALL OF OUR 26 KICKSTARTER BACKERS!

Richard Porter, Francine D. Brownley, Alberta S. Coleman, Kathryn Hall, JDiane, Yvonne Buggs, Nicole Cowling, Joe Ford, Gloria Debnam, Wanda R. Leggins, Karen Buster, Debbie Allen, Nikki Rochester, Chrisón, Fay M Ashby, Cheryl Bowles, Carren Clarke-Mcadoo, Kibibi Ajanku, Chandra Guy, Linda Tucker, Jesse Johnson, Alvin Lester, Spencer Boyer, Beverly Williams-Watson, Jerome T. White, and Shirley Basfield Dunlap

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    A heartfelt thank you on the Artists 2 Africa Facebook Fan Page.

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    (1) Autographed postcard set featuring Poncho's art, Autographed photo of the artist

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    (1) Autographed 8" x 11.5" miniprint featuring Poncho's art, (1) Autographed photo of the artist,

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    (1) Autographed photo of the artist, (2) Autographed posters featuring Poncho's art

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    (1) Autographed photo of the artist, (1) Autographed poster featuring Poncho's art, (1) signed & numbered limited edition with certificate of authenticity by Larry Poncho Brown,

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    (1) Autographed photo of the artist,(1) Autographed poster featuring Poncho's art, (2) signed & numbered limited editions with certificate of authenticity by Larry Poncho Brown

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    (1) Poncho Artwear Poncho, (1) Autographed photo of the artist,(1) original sketchbook journal drawing matted,(2) Autographed poster featuring Poncho's art, (2) signed & Numbered artist proofs with certificate of authenticity by Larry Poncho Brown

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    (2) Poncho Artwear Ponchos, (1) Autographed photo of the artist, (1) Small Original Acrylic painting (8" x 10",(1) original sketchbook journal drawing matted, (2) signed & numbered artist proofs with certificate of authenticity by Larry Poncho Brown, (2) Autographed posters featuring Poncho's art

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    (2) Poncho Artwear Ponchos, (1) Original Acrylic painting by Larry Poncho Brown (Size 24" x 36" ), (1) original sketchbook journal drawings matted, (1) signed & numbered artist proof with certificate of authenticity by Larry Poncho Brown, (1) Autographed poster featuring Poncho's art, (1) Autographed photo of the artist, A private studio visit with the artist (transportation, airfare, hotel accomodations not provided), A private dinner with the artist (transportation, airfare, hotel accomodations not provided)

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