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Twenty artists share our city's passion for soccer - the beautiful game - by creating an original print design.
Twenty artists share our city's passion for soccer - the beautiful game - by creating an original print design.
19 backers pledged $699 to help bring this project to life.

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VelociPrints strives to create engaging art shows that celebrate the beauty of being active. We've celebrated the bicycle through art for our past events, and now we are turning our attention to our other passion: soccer.

VelociPrints: On the Pitch is a collision of soccer and art/design cultures.  Held inside Tucson's Borderlands Brewery in the heart of downtown, this event will be an evening full of soccer people like you, quality beer, exclusive yet affordable art, hanging with Tucson's established and emerging artists, and general soccer/art revelry!

At the heart of this show is a series of approximately 10 print designs, each in an edition of 20, created by some of our area's most exciting artists.  Because the show is free to attend, and each print costs only $40, every show-goer can afford to take at least one print home, or even outfit an entire house or office.  It is our goal to ensure that everyone can afford at least one print, but still be able to pay the artists what they deserve for their hard work, so we must turn to Kickstarter backers to help with production costs.

"Skull Header" spray-painting. Any set of 4 squares for $40 pledge, or one 4" x 4" square for just $11 pledge.
"Skull Header" spray-painting. Any set of 4 squares for $40 pledge, or one 4" x 4" square for just $11 pledge.
The official logo, on every glass, shirt, and bag.
The official logo, on every glass, shirt, and bag.


Each artist is responsible for creating his or her own print, so this Kickstarter Project is designed to help cover all the costs involved in producing the actual show itself. Borealis Arts, FC Tucson, and Borderlands Brewery all believe deeply in this show, and you can join these local businesses in making this show a reality.  As you might imagine, the costs to produce, promote, and staff an event like this are rather large.   We're hell-bent on making this show happen, and with your help, we can prove that Tucson is a premiere soccer and art community!

Stainless Steel bottle, for only a $9 pledge.
Stainless Steel bottle, for only a $9 pledge.
Mock-up of the official tee of VelociPrints: On the Pitch! Final design may differ slightly.
Mock-up of the official tee of VelociPrints: On the Pitch! Final design may differ slightly.
...and the back view
...and the back view
Your new favorite drawstring bag will look a bit like this.
Your new favorite drawstring bag will look a bit like this.
The official pint glass of our little soccer art party
The official pint glass of our little soccer art party

Risks and challenges

Every endeavor has risks and challenges, even something as amazing as a soccer art show. Once the show is successfully funded, there will be banners and flyers to make, artists to organize, lights to hang, and of course Kickstarter rewards to produce. "VelociPrints: On the Pitch" is the third such show we've produced, and we think by now that we've got all the bugs worked out of the system. T-shirts and banners are printed locally, picture framing is handled in-house, and the show is held inside of a brewery which means the necessary licenses and permits are already in place. If there are any delays in production of backer rewards, we have back-up suppliers in place, and if any artists have to pull out of the show at the last minute, we have a waiting list of artists ready to call. Should any other problems arise, our studio is right here in Tucson, and you can always reach us at 520-303-7263, or at velociprints@gmail.com.

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    Tote Bag - You love art, soccer, and keeping your nasty smelling boots separate from the other stuff in your main bag. This is for you, homie.

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    The official stainless steel VelociPrints water bottle. Show your love of soccer and art with this super-durable bottle. Won't leak, even bouncing around in your bag.

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    "Skull Header," a signed, 4" x 4" spray-painting on canvas, created by my paint-stained hands, just for this event. I'll take color requests, but no promises...

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    Single Pint Glass - EVERYTHING tastes better in the official "VelociPrints: On the Pitch" pint glass. From Red Bull to Borderlands Brewery's Noche Dulce Vanilla Porter, we've tested them all.

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    Pair of Pint Glasses - the only thing better than one official "VelociPrints: On the Pitch" pint glass, is two of them. Because celebrating 90 minutes of a clean sheet with a cold beverage is always better with a friend.

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    The official VelociPrints: On the Pitch tee. Designed and screenprinted right here in Tucson, AZ. I play better in this shirt. That's a fact.

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    The official Soccer LOVE print from the show! Only 25 of these signed prints will be made, and they'll cost you $40 on opening night, assuming they haven't already sold out.

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    A set of 4 signed "Skull Header" spray-paintings on canvas. Each canvas is 4" x 4", which you can arrange vertical, horizontal, or as a square. We'll take color requests, but no promises...

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    For the serious fan: receive one tee-shirt, one drawstring bag, and the official soccer LOVE print. We might even give you a hug on opening night.

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