The Art Assignment is creating videos about art
225

patrons

$843
per month
The Art Assignment is an educational video series that explores art and art history through the lens of the present. This is not the dimly-lit art history course that you napped through. This art education is brightly-lit, energizing, and most of all relevant.

We make videos that explore ideas and questions about art (How to Critique and I Could Do That) and offer explanations for why you should take a particular artist or movement or type of art seriously (The Case for Performance Art and The Case for Kanye). We also make trips around the country, visiting some of the most expected art capitals (LANYCLondon), as well as some of the least (TijuanaIndianapolis), and showing you the magnificent cultural riches each has to offer. 

We also have a tremendous back catalogue of assignment episodes, a rich resource for educators and creators of all ages and levels, which we will continue to promote and develop resources around. 

These videos take a huge amount of time and resources to create, and we have a trim but talented crew who make it all happen. Research, scriptwriting, animation, filming, editing, sound, music. We care deeply about these things, and they are costly. We are proud to partner with PBS Digital Studios to produce this show, but grants, sponsorships, and political swings are uncertain! To become a more sustainable enterprise, we're asking for your support. 

Patreon is the best way for you to directly impact our series. With your contribution, we'll be able to continue to make the show as you know it, but we'll also add more animation, make more art trips, and hire writers that will bring a greater diversity of perspectives to the show. 

You can pay whatever amount you wish every month and earn some great rewards in return. We have 8 levels of rewards you can choose from:

  • $1 - Thanks + access to Artwork-of-the-Month Patreon feed
  • $2 - Double Thanks + access to Artwork-of-the-Month Patreon feed
  • $5 - Vote on Episode Topics + 20% Off Art Assignment merch (+ above)
  • $10 - Fake Flyer Subscription, quarterly (+ above)
  • $30 - "Patron of the Arts" - Name in the credits of every episode (+ above)
  • $50 - Set of 4 Limited Edition Prints, distributed quarterly (+ above)
  • $100 - "Grandmaster of the Arts" - Name spoken aloud and credited on screen of every episode (+ above)
  • $1000 - Sarah is Your Art Advisor - Regular correspondence with Sarah to create, develop, enhance, or craft a direction for your personal art collection (+ above)


This page is managed by The Art Assignment and Complexly.
Tiers
Thanks
$1 or more per month 103 patrons
You are the recipient of our heartfelt thanks, and have access to our Artwork-of-the-Month  Feed
Double Thanks
$2 or more per month 52 patrons
You are the recipient of our double heartfelt thanks, and have access to our Artwork-of-the-Month Feed
Input + 20% Off Merch
$5 or more per month 54 patrons
Vote on future episode topics, and also receive a discount code every month for 20% off Art Assignment merchandise. Plus ALL previous rewards
Fake Flyer Subscription
$10 or more per month 12 patrons
Receive in the mail once a month a Fake Flyer created by a member of the Art Assignment community.  Plus ALL previous rewards!
Patron of the Arts
$30 or more per month 1 patron
For as long as you are a Patron at this level, we will thank you by including your name in the credits of our video and in the Patron section of our video description. Plus ALL previous rewards!
Limited Edition Prints
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
UPDATED! Sustain this donation level for 6 months and receive a set of THREE AMAZING limited edition prints designed by artist Nathaniel Russell. You will be sent print no. 1 after two months of this level of donation, print no. 2 after four months, and print no. 3 after 6 months. Plus ALL previous rewards! 
Grandmaster of the Arts
$100 or more per month 2 of 10 patrons
For as long as you are a Patron at this level, we will thank you by speaking your name on screen in every video. Plus ALL previous rewards!


Sarah Is Your Art Advisor
$1,000 or more per month 0 of 1 patrons
You will receive regular correspondence from Sarah to create, develop, enhave, or craft a direction for your personal art collection. Ongoing for as long as you are a Patron at this level. Plus ALL previous rewards!
The Art Assignment is an educational video series that explores art and art history through the lens of the present. This is not the dimly-lit art history course that you napped through. This art education is brightly-lit, energizing, and most of all relevant.

We make videos that explore ideas and questions about art (How to Critique and I Could Do That) and offer explanations for why you should take a particular artist or movement or type of art seriously (The Case for Performance Art and The Case for Kanye). We also make trips around the country, visiting some of the most expected art capitals (LANYCLondon), as well as some of the least (TijuanaIndianapolis), and showing you the magnificent cultural riches each has to offer. 

We also have a tremendous back catalogue of assignment episodes, a rich resource for educators and creators of all ages and levels, which we will continue to promote and develop resources around. 

These videos take a huge amount of time and resources to create, and we have a trim but talented crew who make it all happen. Research, scriptwriting, animation, filming, editing, sound, music. We care deeply about these things, and they are costly. We are proud to partner with PBS Digital Studios to produce this show, but grants, sponsorships, and political swings are uncertain! To become a more sustainable enterprise, we're asking for your support. 

Patreon is the best way for you to directly impact our series. With your contribution, we'll be able to continue to make the show as you know it, but we'll also add more animation, make more art trips, and hire writers that will bring a greater diversity of perspectives to the show. 

You can pay whatever amount you wish every month and earn some great rewards in return. We have 8 levels of rewards you can choose from:

  • $1 - Thanks + access to Artwork-of-the-Month Patreon feed
  • $2 - Double Thanks + access to Artwork-of-the-Month Patreon feed
  • $5 - Vote on Episode Topics + 20% Off Art Assignment merch (+ above)
  • $10 - Fake Flyer Subscription, quarterly (+ above)
  • $30 - "Patron of the Arts" - Name in the credits of every episode (+ above)
  • $50 - Set of 4 Limited Edition Prints, distributed quarterly (+ above)
  • $100 - "Grandmaster of the Arts" - Name spoken aloud and credited on screen of every episode (+ above)
  • $1000 - Sarah is Your Art Advisor - Regular correspondence with Sarah to create, develop, enhance, or craft a direction for your personal art collection (+ above)


This page is managed by The Art Assignment and Complexly.

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Tiers
Thanks
$1 or more per month 103 patrons
You are the recipient of our heartfelt thanks, and have access to our Artwork-of-the-Month  Feed
Double Thanks
$2 or more per month 52 patrons
You are the recipient of our double heartfelt thanks, and have access to our Artwork-of-the-Month Feed
Input + 20% Off Merch
$5 or more per month 54 patrons
Vote on future episode topics, and also receive a discount code every month for 20% off Art Assignment merchandise. Plus ALL previous rewards
Fake Flyer Subscription
$10 or more per month 12 patrons
Receive in the mail once a month a Fake Flyer created by a member of the Art Assignment community.  Plus ALL previous rewards!
Patron of the Arts
$30 or more per month 1 patron
For as long as you are a Patron at this level, we will thank you by including your name in the credits of our video and in the Patron section of our video description. Plus ALL previous rewards!
Limited Edition Prints
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
UPDATED! Sustain this donation level for 6 months and receive a set of THREE AMAZING limited edition prints designed by artist Nathaniel Russell. You will be sent print no. 1 after two months of this level of donation, print no. 2 after four months, and print no. 3 after 6 months. Plus ALL previous rewards! 
Grandmaster of the Arts
$100 or more per month 2 of 10 patrons
For as long as you are a Patron at this level, we will thank you by speaking your name on screen in every video. Plus ALL previous rewards!


Sarah Is Your Art Advisor
$1,000 or more per month 0 of 1 patrons
You will receive regular correspondence from Sarah to create, develop, enhave, or craft a direction for your personal art collection. Ongoing for as long as you are a Patron at this level. Plus ALL previous rewards!