Crowdfunding with a Match

3AP (3Arts Projects) is a unique crowdfunding platform with a built-in match that helps Chicago artists finance new creative work.
3Arts matches 1/3 of each project goal, charges no fees to artists, and offers mentoring and technical support.
3Arts will match your support!
  • Here and Now

    • $4,618 raised of $4,300 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 107% funded

    Here and Now is a new series of abstract paintings I am creating as part of a solo exhibition at the Dulgar Gallery at South Suburban College in South Holland, IL. I have been developing this work for the past …

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  • The New American Timpani

    • $5,085 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 102% funded

    The New American Timpani is a project to fund the composition, recording, and performance of three new works featuring timpani. These new works, composed by me, will be recorded and performed by percussionists of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at …

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    • $5,140 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 103% funded

    This June, I am organizing a week–long visit in Chicago by one of the world’s great Butoh masters, Tadashi Endo. Performing for the first time in the U.S., Tadashi Endo will present IKIRU-Réquiem para Pina Bausch at the Old Town …

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  • Gestures of Hybridity

    • $6,650 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 133% funded

    “Gestures of Hybridity” is a series of large drawings that are a hybrid of visual forms and sound. People of any age, gender, or culture are invited to “play” the drawings by following along the graphite paths, which alters the …

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  • Closed for Good

    • $5,239 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 105% funded

    Closed for Good is a documentary that tells the intimate story of two families and the impact of their neighborhood school closing. The shuttering of 49 Chicago Public Schools in 2013 (the largest collective school closing in history), rocked many …

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  • Lives: Visible

    • $5,824 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 116% funded

    A box of lesbians. That’s how I think of the trove of over 2000 snapshots that are the heart of my new film, Lives:Visible. The photographs were taken by two lesbians - Norma and Virginia - who lived together …

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  • The Scarlet "S"

    • $5,000 raised of $3,000 goal
    • 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 167% funded

    The Scarlet “S” is an original, ensemble-devised play and extended community project that uses theatre arts to address the prevalence of sexual violence in our society, and to eliminate notions that this violence is an acceptable or “normal” part of …

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  • Ghost Trees Project

    • $1,911 raised of $1,800 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 106% funded

    For as long as I can remember, I have drawn inspiration from the beauty and magnificence of the natural world. With my Ghost Trees project, I have an opportunity to make and exhibit a series of new ceramic, sculptural, and …

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  • Compass

    • $5,120 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 102% funded

    My project, Compass, will be a music album of vibrant new works for piano, harpsichord, and clavichord, written by young composers from Chicago and abroad. As a pianist specializing in contemporary music, I am drawn to the work of emerging …

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    • $5,473 raised of $4,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 137% funded

    Naledge is Power: The Social Work of Hip-Hop is a music compilation, book, and film project that examines hip-hop culture and its impact on African American youth in Chicago.

    One part educational and one part entertainment, this multi-sensory project will …

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3AP is funded in part by support from:

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