'Kickstarter for artists' gets in the community spirit

Kickstarter is a fantastic way in which artists, illustrators, animators, photographers and well, just about anyone can crowd-fund their latest projects. Involving the public in your endeavor is a wonderful way to connect with the people who are interested in your work.

The Brooklyn Community Supported Art + Design (opens in new tab) is kind of like Kickstarter but without the internet. They follow the model of Community Supported Agriculture, in which shareholders invest in a farm and receive a monthly share of fruits and vegetables. Instead of vegetables, you get artwork at an affordable price.

"Brooklyn CSA+D is a fun way for people interested in collecting art at a reasonable price point to connect with artists who want their work to find a home out there in the real world," said one of the founders Dianne Debicella. Do you think this model works? Take a look at some of the artists below and let us know!

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What do you think about the Brooklyn Community Supported Art + Design? Let us know in the comments box below!

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Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.