Jakmel Ekspresyon Haitian Community Arts Center Project

Maintenance and stabilization effort to provide a community arts center in Jakmel, a town famous as an artistic haven in Haiti
Art
$3,027USD
raised of $30,000 goal
10%
0 time left
This campaign started on Nov 22 and closed on January 21, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on January 21, 2012
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  • $10USD
    "6 Hours"

    Give the gift of time to the Jakmel Art Center. At this rate, you're buying its stakeholders roughly 6 hours. Thank you, and in appreciation, JE will send you hand a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    2 claimed

  • $15USD
    "8 Hours"

    In appreciation for "Eight Hours," JE will send you a hand-turned, fine wood crochet hook created by Co-Director, Sue Frame. Each hook is a one of a kind and has a unique look. JE will also send you a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    8 claimed

  • $25USD
    "1 Day"

    In appreciation for "One Day," we will send you a photo of the resident theater program, Spare Change Theater, as well as the previous donor level's perks. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    5 claimed

  • $50USD
    "2 Days"

    For "Two Days," we will send you an 8x10 drawing by one of the amazing artists supporting the effort, as well as the previous donor level's perks. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    13 claimed

  • $100USD
    "4 Days"

    For "Four Days," we will send you a sample of Haitian jewelry made by deaf Haitian artists in Jacmel, as well as the previous donor level's perks. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    6 out of 100 claimed

  • $175USD
    "1 Week"

    For "One Week," we will send you a limited edition screen print inspired by Jakmel cityscapes. Three amazing artists, Edie Fake, Caroline Paquita and Sara Thustra, made a series of prints exclusively for this campaign. JE will also send you photo of our efforts, a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    1 claimed

  • $350USD
    "2 Weeks"

    For "Two Weeks," we will send you an 11x14 photo of Haiti by one of the extrordinary photojournalists Julie Dermansky or Alyce Henson. Both of these artists travel around the world documenting disasters, triumphs and change. They create the feeling of a global connection with their work. JE will also send you a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

    2 claimed

  • $500USD
    "3 Weeks"

    For "Three Weeks," we will send you a painting made by the Haitian artist, Eder Romeus. Eder is not only one of the amazing handicapped artists at JE but he is also one of the founders. His work is influenced by the graphic design styles in Port au Prince where he studied. JE will also send a photo of our efforts, a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

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  • $1,000USD
    "1 Month"

    For "One Month," we will send you a signed broadside of poems by Giuseppe Ungaretti; English version by Ann McGarrell. One of an edition of ten. Handset type on handmade paper, designed and printed by Robert Smith for Typoetica, Fine Arts Press, Washington University, as well as 2 limited edition screen prints, a photo of our efforts, a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

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  • $5,000USD
    "6 Months"

    For "Six Months," we will send you a painting made by James McGarrell. James McGarrell has been widely exhibited across the globe for over fifty years. His work is in many permanent collections in institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC. JE will also send a photo of our efforts, a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

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  • $5,000USD
    "6 Months"

    For "Six Months," we will send you a painting made by Barnaby Fitzgerald. Barnaby has a passion for rich powdered pigments and has presented workshops in Haiti that showed local artists how to use natural resources as pigments. JE will also send a photo of our efforts, a hand-written thank you letter & JE lapel pin. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

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  • $30,000USD
    "3 Years"

    For "Three Years," you get a one week trip to Jakmel, stay at the popular Florita Hotel, and a dinner in your name with the artists of JE. A performance made just for you, including theater, dance and music. A plaque in honor of your support in the lobby of JE, as well as an 11x14 photo of Haiti by one of the extrordinary photojournalists Julie Dermansky or Alyce Henson, and a hand written thank you letter. (Frame Family Foundation sponsors Jakmel Ekspresyon. All donations are tax deductible)

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