Gallerista Launches Space for Independent Artists

Gallerista is embarking on a project that will grow and sustain our digital efforts, providing a real-time, physical space for independent artists and curators.
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raised of $27,500 goal
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This campaign started on Mar 15 and closed on May 14, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on May 14, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Limited Edition Buttons

    Who doesn't love a good button?! Gallerista is producing limited edition print pins with images created specifically by artists featured on the site. Collect all 5 with this donation! Additionally, your name, business or organization will be formally thanked on our Facebook Page if you so choose. We all know independent artists who need a space (online and in-person) to present their work. Give today! Thank you for supporting Gallerista!

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  • $20USD
    Hand Crafted Garden Flag

    Every artist you know puts themselves out there on display. It takes courage to present your ideas to the world. Gallerista is rolling up its sleeves and doing the same! For this level, Gallerista is creating a small flag for you to place in your garden, houseplant or other beloved shrubbery. Emblazoned with our signature Gallerista “G”, each item is individually crafted for every contributor. Wave a Symbol of your Support! Spring into Action Now!

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  • $25USD
    Ain't Too Proud To Beg!

    Calling all Karaoke Queens... Just in time for the final 7 days of our campaign! Contribute at this special level and receive a one-of-a-kind recording of any song you choose, with Gallerista's Director singing along Karaoke style. Unlimited Quantity. Unlimited Love.

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  • $30USD
    Super Secret Launch Party!

    Receive Above PLUS: For one night only, Gallerista will host a launch party to celebrate the success that you helped make possible at a top secret Chicagoland destination. This one’s dedicated to you! And You! And especially YOU! Spend the night dancing, toasting, mixing and mingling with scores of the city's most beloved artists, collectors and benefactors! DJ Margot of Loose Joints will be in house of course... Who can resist?! You know you've got the moves.... NOW PROVE IT!

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  • $40USD
    Limited Edition Totes

    Receive Above PLUS: There are totes?! What?! This keeps getting better! Oh, there are totes all right. Up to five artists will create an image specially designed for this Gallerista giveaway. The backside will be adorned with our very own Gallerista Logo. Dare we say, socially engaged fashion? Own a piece of the action and use it again and again!

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  • $50USD
    Memory Game x Andrew Holmquist

    Receive ALL Above PLUS: Like to Toy between the Figurative and Abstract? Andrew Holmquist does and he's bringing you an original game to play! This Limited Edition, 3-color, offset printed Memory Card Game is great for children and adults alike. Play with friends at gatherings or teach kids there's more to matching than what meets the eye! This ain't the memory game we remember! Hand Signed and Numbered. More at

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  • $100USD
    Collectors Cut!

    So lets recap: -5 collector pins -Invitation to Launch Party -Limited Edition Tote -Memory Game x Andrew Holmquist And NOW: A $30 Gift Card toward any acquisition on Gallerista as a token of our appreciation. And because you're so excited about our campaign to raise awareness for independent artists and collectorship, you are eligible to receive up to 3 months of advertising for your arts-conscious company at! Seriously, this is so fun for us...Thank You!

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  • $250USD
    Collectors Edition Catalogues

    Receive Above PLUS: Because we're dedicated to the ideals of Collectorship, what better way to literally spread the word than provide a handsome Collectors Edition Catalogue to peruse at your leisure? Each professionally, locally crafted catalogue features Gallerista Artists, including engaging visuals, statements, insights and more. Additionally, receive one whole year of advertising at Gallerista! You'll be thanked formally as a Sponsor on Gallerista! Congrats to you too!

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  • $500USD
    Swanky Soiree at the Space

    Receive Above PLUS: Enjoy an evening of culinary delights, fine wines and pick the brain of your favorite artist from Gallerista! For one very special night, we will host you and up to 5 friends, along with a Gallerista featured artist within the very space you’ve helped to make possible. Catered by a local restaurant, with selective wine pairings, this event is not to be missed! Additionally, we would like to honor you as a Philanthropist at Gallerista. Thank You!

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  • $1,000USD
    OUR Space is YOUR Space

    ALL Above PLUS: You’re ready to take Gallerista to the next level…. And we’re ready to go with you! You’re really pulling out all of the stops. So will we. We would like to offer the gallery for you to use for your own private event. Hold a birthday party, lecture, candlelit picnic for two, whatever your fancy! This is your night, and yours alone! Invite your inner circle to this one! In fact, that will be your calling card at Gallerista: Inner Circle. Deepest Thanks!

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