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!
  • The Tramp Project

    • $5,265 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 105% funded

    Working with James Agee’s 1947 script, The Tramp’s New World, which was originally written for Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp character, this new project addresses my interest in the congruity of performance and its documentation as an intersection for aesthetic practice.

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  • Imposter/Contained

    • $3,857 raised of $3,500 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 110% funded

    The Imposter Series is a collaborative performance vehicle that engages audiences with dialogue, choice and experimental practice.  

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  • ri’flekSHens in 6

    • $3,030 raised of $3,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 101% funded

    ri’flekSHens in 6, my first evening-length work, is an introspective exploration of the relationship between fathers and daughters. The work will explore the effects absent fathers, either physically and emotionally, can have on their daughters and expressed through virtuosic …

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  • La Habana

    • $8,862 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 177% funded

    La Habana is both a play with live music and film, as well as a documentary film that delves into the lives of the Caribbean Latino immigrants that came to Chicago in the 1960s. La Habana is inspired by interviews …

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  • 3 Singers

    • $5,736 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 115% funded

    3 Singers is a performance and multimedia installation combining live and recorded music, movement, video, and technology in order to raise awareness and expand knowledge about issues faced by female laborers in the global textile industry.

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  • Seven Years in the Making

    • $5,310 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 106% funded

    "Seven Years in the Making" is a new photographic series documenting the effects of my mother's "mental health" on my family and my home, and will be part of a new solo exhibition premiering at Johalla Projects. 

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  • Power Strums 101

    • $5,576 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 112% funded

    This project fulfills a promise I made to a mentor and legendary musician, that I share the teachings of traditional 'ukulele strum patterns with generations to come. About 25 years ago while performing at the Hawaiian Inn Hotel in Daytona …

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  • Myth/Science Dubcology

    • $1,355 raised of $1,200 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 113% funded

    Inspired by the writings of Sun Ra and serving as a tribute to the cultural site of Chicago's Washington Park, Myth/Science Dubcology will be a new series of innovative sound concerts that connect audiences and communities. In June 2011, I …

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  • Bread & Butter

    • $4,239 raised of $4,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 106% funded

    This collaborative venture aims to produce a weekend of live dance performance examining the sustainability of the Chicago arts community.

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  • Chicago Dream House

    • $3,600 raised of $3,500 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 103% funded

    "Chicago Dream House" is a unique blend of art and social engagement in Albany Park, one of the most diverse communities in the nation, and one that is still scarred by the effects of housing foreclosures. 

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