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Arctic Circle 2019 Arts & Sciences Expedition Residency

A project in Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen by Sandra Hawkins

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Help me get to the Arctic Circle
Backers: 67
Average Pledge Per Backer: $115 CAD

Funded: $7,677 CAD of $7,500 CAD
Dates: Feb 4th -> Mar 31st (56 days)
Project By: Sandra Hawkins
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Latest News

WE DID IT - $7512 - TOUCH DOWN!!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations to all of us. We reached more than goal at $7512. And the campaign is still open until tomorrow, Sunday, 11:59 pm. Thank you sooo much everyone, for your generous and gracious spirits, supporting this creative project.  I will be... (Read More)


March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so very much everyone. We have come very far in very little time reaching $7193, 95% of goal. I think we are going to make it by Sunday night.Your gracious and generous support of my continuing art research at the Arctic Circle Arts &... (Read More)


March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone, we're doing better, and better every day. Only $1450 remaining to reach goal by this Sun before midnight. I believe we can do it.  (Read More)

We're Getting Closer - $5925 - Deadline This Sunday 11:59

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised, I'm keeping you posted daily as new backers join this exciting creative project, Arctic Circle 2019 Arts & Science Expedition, June 9-26. Video credit goes to Roxanne Brousseau-Felio, also a Backer. You'll need an HTML5 capable... (Read More)

Great Performance - $5900 Nearly 80% of Goal

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all. Thank you so much for your gracious support, each and everyone. I'm giving more frequent updates with the 5 day count-down until next Sunday 11:59 pm.  Anyone who has been following and not yet selected your reward gift, now is the time.... (Read More)

Thank you everyone! Only 1-Week To Go!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm so blessed to have your support. There's only one-week left in this campaign to raise $1789 but we can do it. Please share and endorse to your contacts.  (Read More)

12-Days Left Home Stretch

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Its nearly over. Your generosity is much appreciated. Here’s a video link by one of the project’s backers. https://vimeo.com/324900287  (Read More)

Thank you from my heart. We're nearly there!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you again and again for supporting my Kickstarter project, Arctic Circle 2019 Arts & Sciences Expedition Residency, June 9-26. I can't wait to continue sharing with you the progress of this expedition through the thank you gifts you have... (Read More)

Good news!! We're 75% to Goal!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Well nearly. Just one more $25 pledge. And then we have 2 whole weeks until Mar 31st to raise the remaining $1800. We can do this by endorsing and sharing the link to others in your network. In Kickstarter language, your Backer's investment is at... (Read More)

We're plateaued at 74% with 3 weeks to go!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for getting us to $5551, a little less than $2000 remaining to reach goal by March 31. Please keep endorsing and sharing this project with your friends so we can reach the Kickstarter's mandatory $7500 goal amount.  (Read More)

We're Winning!!

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much everyone for your gracious generosity in supporting my Kickstarter.  Only $2452 more needed to win the race. My gratitude is immeasurable.   (Read More)

We're two-thirds, 66%, through the Kickstarter marathon!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you very much for your support and gracious pledges toward helping me get to this important Arctic Circle 2019 Arts & Sciences Expedition residency.  Sandra  (Read More)

We're Winning the Kickstarter Marathon!!!

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Great news!! We have reached $4478, 59% of the March 31st $7500 goal. Predictions are good for winning this marathon! Thank you for keeping me in the race with your pledges.  (Read More)

Celebrate 40% of Goal in 2 Weeks! - Thank you, thank you everyone!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We reached a significant $3009, 40% of the $7500 goal in just 2 weeks. Thank you everyone for your support to me as an artist, and to the cause of climate change discussion through art. Please visit my blog... (Read More)

Thank you Backers!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We're just finishing the second week and at $2634 (35%) of the $7500 goal. Very encouraging  we can meet the all-or-nothing deadline of March 31st.  (Read More)

Great stuff Backers!!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We are on our way!!  Great 1st week reaching 31% of the $7500 goal in pledges. I'm so grateful to everyone supporting this project which I believe contributes to climate change discussions through my art.  (Read More)

Incredible start!! We're well on our way to meeting our goal.

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much. We've made good progress in only 3 days.  (Read More)

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