[Noisebridge-discuss] Offering small art grants for artwork on our blank walls

T.bias™ me at tbias.com
Sat Sep 19 15:34:22 UTC 2015

I have some canvas works looking for a wall to hang on.

Another option would be to try and have the artists' works sold so that it
keeps the walls changing, takes NB out of the "Do we pay them?" loop, and
also provides a way for artists to get both visibility and profit from
their work.

You might also want to put a time limit on how long the works stay up so in
case no one buys them, you still can rotate the work. But, that implies you
have a backup of artists wanting to hang work on the walls.


On Saturday, September 12, 2015, Patrick O'Doherty <p at trickod.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> An idea that's been floating around in my head recently is how to fill
> our nice blank white walls with awesome local art.
> Offering a space / canvas isn't enough of an incentive (it's like asking
> someone for work for publicity only), but it'd be really neat if
> Noisebridge could offer small grants to local artists in exchange for
> mural artwork.
> No idea how much this would cost, or even if anyone would take us up on
> it, but think it's an idea worth exploring.
> Anyone done this before with other groups? Would love to hear your
> experience.
> cheers,
> p
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