Monday, December 1, 2008

Sprout Fund: A Great Time to Help Pittsburgh Arts

from blog creator rick byerly:

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The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Anonymous for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography

Your donation to the Sprout Fund, any amount up to $1,000, will be matched by the John Henry Simonds Foundation!

Check out the public murals Sprout has been involved in:

and Recently Funded Projects:

Along These Rivers: Poetry Reading and Photos (Poets for Humanity), $5,000

Braxton Plays Pittsburgh Plays Braxton, $8,000

Commute-by-Bike Zine (Bike Pittsburgh), $10,000

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School (Toonseum), $7,000

Foster Care: The Coffeehouse Tour (Family Services of SWPA), $5,000

Heartbeats, $3,500

Here We Grow Pittsburgh Here We Grow (Grow Pittsburgh), $7,500

Passports: Art of Diversity (Bethea/Brown Associates), $8,700

The Pittsburgh Project Remix, $5,000

Rhyme Calisthenics, $6,800

Street with a View , $2,620

Take Me Out (barebones productions), $10,000

testify, $8,000

Unsmoke Systems, $8,000


Like what's posted on this blog and the website ? This is a volunteer effort so donations of any size are welcome which can be made via paypal here . Also at that link anyone interested in purchasing banner space, which includes placement on this blog and the website, can sign up there. Thanks! Rick Byerly
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