The Marshfield Project

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Juan Angel Chavez's project was funded on September 28, 2012
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In a Nutshell

"The Marshfield Project" is an experimental site dedicated to exhibiting, collaborating, and exploring the art, ideas, and projects from creative individuals who are not artists but have a passion for the creative process. 


The Full Story...

The Marshfield Project is an experimental site dedicated to exhibiting, collaborating, and exploring the art, ideas, and projects from creative individuals who are not artists but have the passion for the creative process.

Commencing in mid-October, the Marshfield Project will inaugurate a series of exhibitions titled: Fire Keepers. This series of exhibitions will focus on showcasing artwork or projects from people in the Chicago land area, whose focus is to create work outside of their daily routine.

Our exhibition space is composed of a 72 square foot exhibition space with the potential use of the front yard as an extension of space for special projects. We are looking to establish a small venue where we can showcase ART in its rawest and true form, without the inhibitions of a conventional gallery space.

The contributions that we are seeking are going towards establishing the Marshfield Project on a professional level. With your support, we can take the necessary steps in making these first series of exhibitions a success, by providing a small budget for publications and other promotional materials, as well as tending to the special needs of each individual.

Thank yous

Contribute any amount or choose from the levels below.

  • $25 - Name credit in all publications printed for the Fire Keeper series and on any other form of promotional documentation
  • $50 - One copy of your choice of the publications made from the series
  • $100 - A collection of each publication made: postcards, off set posters and booklets
  • $250 - A set of 2 signed limited edition off-set prints by Juan Angel Chavez
  • $500 - The set of off-set prints plus a limited edition Tillandsia glass terrarium for your home or office
  • $1000 - A special award sculpture by Juan Angel Chavez to commemorate your support
Juan Angel Chavez image
Juan was born in La Junta, Chihuahua, Mexico, where he lived until 1985.  At the age of thirteen, he immigrated with his family to Chicago, where he lives and ...
  • Update 1: Marshfield Project Funded!
    Posted on October 03, 2012

    We want to express our sincere thanks to everyone who helped us reach our goal. We could not have done with out your contribution. The Marshfield project is well on its way and we are looking forward to opening the doors very soon.  We are not planing the exhibition calendar and we should have an update on that in the next following weeks.

    Thank you again,

    Juan

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