Tagged: artists

Patreon Announces Service Fee Changes

Crowdfunding platform Patreon announced this week it has made some changes to its service fee. While sharing details about the new fee structure, the funding portal explained: “In order to continue our mission of funding the creative class, we’re always looking for ways we can help creators… Read More

Kickstarter Relaunches Community For Artist & Creators Drip

Less than two years after Kickstarter announced it has acquired Drip, the crowdfunding giant announced it has relaunched the artist community platform. As previously reported, Drip was described as a curated platform that gives creators and communities a place to interact through a sustained subscription. The… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Fall 2017 Creators-in-Residence

On Monday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced the Fall 2017 Creators-in-Residence, a program that helps artists and creators to find the support and resources needed to turn their ideas into reality. “Earlier this year, we announced a trial run of a new Creators-in-Residence program. As part… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Teams Up With Rhode Island School of Design for New Art of Business Bootcamp

On Tuesday, rewards-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced it has teamed up with Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to create a new Art of Business Bootcamp. This event will be hosted by RISD and is to help artists develop a business plan, market and promote your work, find… Read More

Kickstarter Stands Up For Cuba’s Creative Community As President Obama Makes Historical Visit

In celebration of President Obama’s historical trip to Cuba, Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler took to the crowdfunding platform’s blog to reveal the importance of supporting the country’s creative community. Strickler penned: “Today President Obama is in Havana during a historic visit to Cuba. He’s the… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Announces Funded Projects that Received 58th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

With the 58th annual Grammy Awards set to be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California this upcoming Monday, Kickstarter announced the nominees that were funded through its crowdfunding platform. The Kickstarter team shared: “On Kickstarter, we see Music projects for everything from just-starting-out demos… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Audition Trail Seeks to Help Musicians With Audition Costs

AuditionTrail, a crowdfunding platform, recently launched as a new site that will allow musician backers to fund their upcoming audition travels. The platform was created by musician Miguel Sonnak, who was inspired to create the site following a visit to the Aspen Music Festival. Sonnak revealed he hopes that… Read More

Ovation Forms Partnership With RocketHub to Create New Program “Creative Studio”

Ovation, an arts network, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform RocketHub to develop a new program called Creative Studio, which is dedicated to creators and artists. Ovation’s CEO Charles Segars and Brian Meece, CEO of RocketHub revealed the program is set to go live this October…. Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform For the Arts CrowdPress Announces Beta Launch

CrowdPress, a crowdfunding platform built exclusively for the creative community, announced this week the launch a public beta version of its website on March 25th, 2015, with a full version coming later this year. CrowdPress provides artists, photographers, and designers around the world with a unique platform… Read More

21 Draw Art Book Scores $127k Through Indiegogo Campaign

With less than three days until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo closes, the 21 Draw art book project has surpassed its goal of $40,000 and has brought in $127,190 from 1,971 backers. It was launched at the beginning of May and managed to receive the… Read More

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