Peter Gibson Smith

Peter Gibson Smith

is creating Art

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patrons
Hi there potential patron...
My name is Peter Gibson Smith and I’m an artist living and working in Auckland, New Zealand/Aotearoa. I’ve been an artist for as long as I can remember and a professional since graduating art school in the mid 1980’s. Although machines are intimately involved in the making of my work, it is still very labour intensive, requiring long hours in the studio (which I would never complain about), leaving little time for generating income other than selling artwork. As anyone who knows an artist will be aware, surviving on sales of artwork is a perilous business so I’m seeking patrons who are willing to support my practice so it can continue developing on a fulltime basis. You can see more of my work here: https://petergibsonsmith.com/

REWARDS
If you’re interested in becoming a patron, you have my eternal gratitude and thanks but I’d also like to reward you in some small way for that support. To this end, for a $5* pledge, I’ll provide a monthly behind the scenes, “what’s happening in the studio”, kind of visual newsletter that will evolve into a record of how things progress over time. I might even reveal a few secrets (inadvertently). You'll be able to see the build up towards exhibitions, complete with breakthroughs and disasters, because there are always both in this line of work. Your name will also appear in a list of supporters for any public exhibitions of my work, publications etc.

For a $10* pledge, I’ll also throw in a monthly, A4 printable thing. Eg: a file that can be made in to a folded paper object. This will be determined by what’s going on in the studio at the time.

If you’re able to stretch as far as a $50* pledge, I’ll also send you a signed hard copy of the aforementioned printable thing. Eg: a printed or drawn file, complete with score lines for folding.

For a pledge of $100* you will also get a seasonal (4 times per year), original paper and wax object. You’ll also receive an open invitation to visit the studio when you’re in Auckland.

This is all very new and exciting for me but it's just the beginning... I'm sure I'll invent other ways of rewarding my patrons as I get to grips with this new model for supporting artists. I hope you'll join me.

*Please note: Patreon is an American site so the figures are in US dollars. On current (April 2017) exchange rates, a $5 pledge would be around, NZ$7.
Tiers
Behind the Scenes
$5 or more per month
Thanks for your support! I'd like to reward you by providing a monthly behind the scenes, “what’s happening in the studio”, kind of visual newsletter that will evolve into a record of how things progress over time. I might even reveal a few secrets (inadvertently). Your name will also appear in a  list of supporters for any public exhibitions of my work, publications etc.
Behind the Scenes PLUS!
$10 or more per month
In addition to the visual newsletter, I’ll also throw in a monthly, A4 printable thing. Eg: a file that can be made in to a folded paper object. This will be determined by what’s going on in the studio at the time.  
Behind the Scenes DOUBLE PLUS!!
$50 or more per month
 In addition to the above, I’ll also send you a signed hard copy of the aforementioned printable thing. Eg: a printed or drawn file, complete with score lines for folding. 
Behind the Scenes TRIPLE PLUS!!!
$100 or more per month
  

Triple Plus gets you all the above and also a seasonal (4 times per year), original paper and wax object. You’ll also receive an open invitation to visit the studio when you’re in Auckland.

Hi there potential patron...
My name is Peter Gibson Smith and I’m an artist living and working in Auckland, New Zealand/Aotearoa. I’ve been an artist for as long as I can remember and a professional since graduating art school in the mid 1980’s. Although machines are intimately involved in the making of my work, it is still very labour intensive, requiring long hours in the studio (which I would never complain about), leaving little time for generating income other than selling artwork. As anyone who knows an artist will be aware, surviving on sales of artwork is a perilous business so I’m seeking patrons who are willing to support my practice so it can continue developing on a fulltime basis. You can see more of my work here: https://petergibsonsmith.com/

REWARDS
If you’re interested in becoming a patron, you have my eternal gratitude and thanks but I’d also like to reward you in some small way for that support. To this end, for a $5* pledge, I’ll provide a monthly behind the scenes, “what’s happening in the studio”, kind of visual newsletter that will evolve into a record of how things progress over time. I might even reveal a few secrets (inadvertently). You'll be able to see the build up towards exhibitions, complete with breakthroughs and disasters, because there are always both in this line of work. Your name will also appear in a list of supporters for any public exhibitions of my work, publications etc.

For a $10* pledge, I’ll also throw in a monthly, A4 printable thing. Eg: a file that can be made in to a folded paper object. This will be determined by what’s going on in the studio at the time.

If you’re able to stretch as far as a $50* pledge, I’ll also send you a signed hard copy of the aforementioned printable thing. Eg: a printed or drawn file, complete with score lines for folding.

For a pledge of $100* you will also get a seasonal (4 times per year), original paper and wax object. You’ll also receive an open invitation to visit the studio when you’re in Auckland.

This is all very new and exciting for me but it's just the beginning... I'm sure I'll invent other ways of rewarding my patrons as I get to grips with this new model for supporting artists. I hope you'll join me.

*Please note: Patreon is an American site so the figures are in US dollars. On current (April 2017) exchange rates, a $5 pledge would be around, NZ$7.

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Tiers
Behind the Scenes
$5 or more per month
Thanks for your support! I'd like to reward you by providing a monthly behind the scenes, “what’s happening in the studio”, kind of visual newsletter that will evolve into a record of how things progress over time. I might even reveal a few secrets (inadvertently). Your name will also appear in a  list of supporters for any public exhibitions of my work, publications etc.
Behind the Scenes PLUS!
$10 or more per month
In addition to the visual newsletter, I’ll also throw in a monthly, A4 printable thing. Eg: a file that can be made in to a folded paper object. This will be determined by what’s going on in the studio at the time.  
Behind the Scenes DOUBLE PLUS!!
$50 or more per month
 In addition to the above, I’ll also send you a signed hard copy of the aforementioned printable thing. Eg: a printed or drawn file, complete with score lines for folding. 
Behind the Scenes TRIPLE PLUS!!!
$100 or more per month
  

Triple Plus gets you all the above and also a seasonal (4 times per year), original paper and wax object. You’ll also receive an open invitation to visit the studio when you’re in Auckland.