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The Immigrant Artist Biennial

A project in New York, NY by The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB)

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Help support immigrant artists working in the United States and be part of a more inclusive future!
Backers: 168
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $10,027 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Dec 13th (39 days)
Project By: The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB)
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1hr to go!!!!! 96% funded! $336 left to raise!!!!!!

December 13th - via:
THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!! WE ARE ALMOST THERE!  TELL YOUR FRIENDS!!!! Less than $336 left to RAISE to RECEIVE ALL OF THE FUNDS!!!! THE BLUE SKY IS NEAR!!!! CLOSING ....GOING... 104 mins and counting...........  (Read More)

4 HOURS to go go go!!!!!! 151 backers!!!! WE are 92% funded! $763 to go!!!!!

December 13th - via:
THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR 151 BACKERS!!!!! WE HAVE RAISED $9,237 and need only $763 to reach our goal of 10K tonight!!!!  Help us reach our goal! Spread the WORD! WE added a new reward, 4 artworks at $150 pledge by our Founding Director, Katya... (Read More)

8 hours to go! 89% funded! $1,100 left to raise!

December 13th - via:
THNAK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT ! SO CLOSE!!!! Home run! 8 hours left!  WE are 89% funded but need to raise another $1,100 to reach our goal and receive the funds by 11:59 pm TONIGHT EST Friday LUCKY 13th!  Or we loose it ALL!!!  Share the... (Read More)

24 hours to go!! 82% FUNDED!

December 12th - via:
Home run!!! 24 hours to go!! 82% funded! 127 backers! THANK YOU!!!!!! Spread the word!  Help us reach our goal of 10K by Midnight EST  LUCKY FRIDAY 13th 2019  or          we               LOOSE      IT       ALL... (Read More)

33 hours to go! 120 backers! 78% funded!

December 12th - via:
Thank you so much to all of our 120 backers! We are 78% funded! However, will not receive ANY funds if we don't reach our goal of 10k by midnight this LUCKY Friday Dec 13th EST! Please share with your friends and colleagues and help us reach our goal... (Read More)

Tonight! Join us at Backers' Party in NYC!

December 10th - via:
100 backers! 64 % funded! 4 days to go! Join us tonight at BACKER'S PARTY IN NYC and Help us Reach our Goal by December 13th ! The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB) Kickstarter Backers' Party December 10th 6-10pm  Entry to this event is in tiers,... (Read More)

We are 60% funded! Latest Press!! 6 days to go!

December 7th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support!  Our campaign is 60% funded with 6 days to go!  Help us spread the word and reach our goal of 10K by December 13th! If we don't raise ALL of 10K we will loose ALL of the funds we raised so far! ALL or NOTHING... (Read More)

40% FUNDED! 10 days to go! "Back it because you believe in it" Feature on Kickstarter Home Page! #GivingTuesday

December 3rd - via:
We are excited to be featured in "Back it because you believe in it" on Kickstarter Home Page today! Support a project for no reward, just because it speaks to you!  We would also like to express our... (Read More)

We are 20% funded! New rewards added! New press! Join us and help us reach our goal!

November 21st - via:
Thank you to our backers!  We are 20% funded, but we will not be able to receive any funds without reaching our goal of $10,000 by December 13th! Please share the campaign, spread the word! The Immigrant Artist Biennial needs YOUR help to come to... (Read More)

Let's Make This Happen! Welcome to the TIAB Family!

November 7th - via:
Hello and welcome to TIAB Family!!! Let's make this happen TOGETHER!!!!!!!  (Read More)

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