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DiFulvio's Artist Residency in Finland
$410 raised
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Ended Dec 15, 2014
I was very recently selected as an Artist-in-Residence at the Arteles Creative Center in Finland for November 2014, but am asking for support in funding this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. More ...

I was very recently selected as an International Artist-in-Residence at the Arteles Creative Center in Haukijärvi, Finland for November 2014. As one of the largest residency centers in all of Scandinavia, this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is an incredibly exciting accomplishment for a young artist, and will play a valuable role in the development of my professional career.

With hardly any time to financially plan for this opportunity, the costs of traveling, studio fees, art supplies, and everyday living expenses is beyond what I can afford. Please consider showing your support by contributing to help alleviate the fincial stress. All funding that is raised will still go directly towards my residency. Your generosity and support is GREATLY appreciated, and is a key factor in helping this become a reality.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

I have included "perks" to go along with various contribution amounts of equal value. I am also willing to negotiate different perks/amounts if you have something specific you would rather we "rewarded" with...just shoot me an e-mail and we can work something out.

ABOUT KRISTI LEIGH DIFULVIO
Originally growing up the Chicago Suburbs, I have spent the last five years living in Marquette, Michigan. I earned my BFA in Printmaking from Northern Michigan University in May of 2013. Immediately after graduating, I decided to continue my education as a Post-Baccalaureate student to earn my second Bachelors degree, a BA in Art History. While finishing my second degree, my main goal is to continue developing my portfolio and building my resume before applying to Graduate programs. Ultimately, I want to be a professor so I can make a career of creating, experimenting, researching, and sharing my love for art, art history, and art theory.

For more information about my artwork, please visit my website at www.kldifulvio.com

WHAT IS THE ARTELES CREATIVE RESIDENCY?

As stated in my invitation letter,
“Arteles Creative Residency Program is designed for emerging and established artists and for creative professionals. Arteles Creative Center is one of the largest residency centers in Scandinavia. After the selection process, approximately 90 artists are selected to join the program each year. Over the years, our artists have been collaborating, giving presentations and exhibiting with some of the most significant art institutions in Finland, such as Kiasma Modern Art Museum, Pori Art Museum and TR1 Kunsthalle.”

The residency program includes:
- 24-hour access to studio and work spaces as well as tools & equipment
- Participation in group show/exhibition
- Inclusion in Artist & Project pages in Arteles Catalogue publication
- Promotion to Finnish curators, museums & professionals
- An assistant to help with projects & practicalities, and to give guidance on the Finnish art scene/culture
- Feedback and support in order to give your work the best possible outcome
- Living quarters (bedroom, kitchen, laundry, etc)
- Wi-fi access
- Residency car and bikes for exploring

If you would like more information about the Arteles Creative Center or the Residency program itself, feel free to visit: www.arteles.org.

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Perks

$5
Greeting Card
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With a $5 contribution, you will receive a digitally printed blank greeting card with one of my designs on the front.
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$15
Digital Print
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A digital print of one of my pieces.
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$25
Handmade Garland
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Those who contribute $25 will receive an 8 ft. strand of garland made out of screen printed patterns on handmade paper folded and hand sewn into pyramids.
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$30
Two Digital Prints
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Those who contribute $30 will receive 2 digital prints of your choice.
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$40
Phone case with design of your choice
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You will receive an iPhone case with a design of your choice from my Society6 online store.
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$60
Original mixed-media piece
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A contribution of $60 or more will be rewarded with an original mixed-media piece equal in value to your donation.
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$150
Original Art Piece
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With a contribution of $150 or more, you will receive a new, original piece of art equal in value to your contribution.
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$200
Commissioned Artwork
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We can discuss a new, original piece of artwork that will be created specifically to fit a style, size, function, etc of your choosing.
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