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The New Home of Paradigm Gallery and BYO Print

Welcome to the new Paradigm Arts Building, a space for making, collecting, and experiencing artwork all under one roof.

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Campaign Ends on December 18, 2022

Project Description

The new Paradigm Arts building will bring together artwork creation, collecting, and experiences all under one roof, with the goal of making engagement with art part of daily life in our community. Our new membership program will help to create a sustainable future for Paradigm in our new permanent home in Old City. 

The funds raised in this campaign will go towards the relocation costs for Paradigm Gallery and BYO Print. Any stretch goals will go towards needed building repairs. Thank you for your support in making ownership of this building possible! 

Meet the businesses behind the campaign: 

Paradigm Gallery + Studio® was established in 2010 by co-founders and curators, Sara McCorriston and Jason Chen. The gallery exhibits meaningful, process-intense contemporary artwork from around the world. Now open 12 years, Paradigm Gallery is globally recognized and known as a tastemaker within their greater Philadelphia arts community. As the gallery grows, it maintains its original mission to keep art accessible. Through monthly donations, HAHAxParadigm public art installations, and collaborative initiatives, Paradigm Gallery, continues to be a champion of small businesses and emerging and mid-career artists.

BYO Print is a cooperative printmaking studio and artist collective in Philadelphia. The shop opened during Philagrafika 2010 in a modest, grungy loft overlooking a motorcycle shop in Fishtown. Over the years, new members and new equipment prompted us to seek bigger and brighter workspaces. We launched BYO Print as an affordable, accessible printmaking studio in Philadelphia, with the mission to keep artists printing on their own time within a reasonable budget. We've been printing together and enabling others to do the same since 2010. Get inky with us!

Paradigm Arts Club is a brand-new membership program in the new Paradigm Arts building providing first access to classes, workshops, and special events from your favorite artists and makers from around the globe. The program is launching in March 2023 and we are currently offering pre-paid one-year memberships for our upcoming 2023 programming.  See a preview of our upcoming workshops and classes below. 

 

A Preview of Our 2023 Classes, Workshops, and Events
New class announcements will continue throughout the campaign!

All artists will be traveling to Philadelphia to teach in-person workshops with online options to be announced. Members will receive a 20% discount for all workshops, first access to signup for tickets before they sell out, and opportunities to attend free in-person and online classes each month. Members will also have access to our members-only website with a growing library full of videos of select past classes and workshops, free with membership. 

Lucha Rodríguez 

Lucha Rodríguez
Photo Credit: Jeff Garnett


EXPLORING PATTERNS - y un poco de Español!

Learn how to create visual patterns while introducing a few Spanish words to your vocabulary as you follow along. This is an introductory workshop exploring the power of repetition, rhythm, and mark-making. Participants will develop drawings of their very own gestural marks and pattern compositions on paper. All are welcome, no previous Spanish language knowledge or drawing experience is required.
SUPPLIES: paper, markers, colored pencils, glue sticks.
GUIDED BY: Lucha Rodríguez, Visual Artist.

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HYPNO WORKSHOP: EXTREME RELAXATION - Exploring deep Trance State

In this workshop participants will be guided through a progressive deep-body relaxation hypnosis session to release all their tension, stress, and exhaustion allowing them to double down on feeling good and relaxed. Participants will also learn a quick self-hypnosis technique they can practice at home to increase their sense of well-being. All are welcome. 
SUPPLIES: choice of provided yoga mat or chair
GUIDED BY: Lucha Rodríguez, CHt - IACT Certified Hypnotherapist and EFT Practitioner.


Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator

Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator


KIDS EVENT
STORYTIME WITH DANIELLE KRYSA

It’s storytime with Danielle Krysa! Author of “How To Spot An Artist”, Danielle will be reading her latest children’s book, "ART and JOY - Best Friends Forever". It's a story about two best friends, Art and Joy, who love being creative — until the Art Bully shows up and starts putting doubts in Art's ear! After we’ve read the story (and had a few sweet treats), we’ll roll up our sleeves and make some of the projects from the back of the book — like turning boring grey rocks into chubby green pickles, for example! Fun and silly, and not an Art Bully in sight!
SUPPLIES: all provided
GUIDED BY: Danielle Krysa, Author and, Visual Artist.

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ADULT EVENT
ADULT STORYTIME WITH DANIELLE KRYSA

A circle storytime for grown-ups? Yes! Of course, the milk and cookies will be replaced with wine and cheese! After reading the story, and a short talk by the author, Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator, we’ll roll up our sleeves and make some of the projects from the back of the book — painted macaroni necklaces, for example! Fun, fun, fun — and a great reminder that you should always have JOY by your side, no matter what the art bullies (ie. critics, inner critics, trolls, etc) have to say! 
SUPPLIES: all provided.
GUIDED BY: Danielle Krysa, Author and, Visual Artist.

 

Maddie Kulig of Madalynne Intimates

Maddie Kulig, founder of Madalynne Intimates


YOUR BEST-FITTING BRA AWAITS

The search for the right size in lingerie can feel like an impossible mission with uncomfortable pinching, poking underwires, too-narrow straps, too-wide straps, band riding up, unsightly bulging and more. You may have come to the point where you want to throw in the towel, admit defeat and buy white, cream and black sports bras and wear them for the rest of your existence. DON'T! Level up your top drawer with Maddie Kulig, founder of Madalynne Intimates, for a fun workshop on how to make a size, gender-inclusive bralette. Students will learn how to measure/fit/find their correct size, what is a good and bad fit, working with lingerie fabrics and trims, caring for your intimates, and more. That's not all! Students will also sew a bralette from start to finish in just a few hours!
SUPPLIES: all provided.
GUIDED BY: Maddie Kulig, owner.
 

Danielle Clough 

Danielle Clough

 

SEW FAR SEW GOOD - Beginner's Embroidery
Discover how you enjoy this medium by spending the day exploring colours and thread. In a non-traditional way, you will learn the fundamental stitches and colour-blending. You will learn how to prepare fabric and all the tips and tricks from an accidental professional. With your full take-home kits, you can carry on with your sewing journey. No experience needed.
SUPPLIES: all provided
GUIDED BY: Danielle Clough, Visual Artist.

STRING THEORY - Intermediate abstract embroidery workshop
Over the course of three days, we will discover basic colour theory and how to create colour palettes from items you love. We will learn to apply these by exploring colour-blending, explore different techniques and materials. Our final piece will be created through our own image, using collage to break free of the pressure of perfection, and indulging in play and exploration. In this class, you will discover your own voice in this amazing threaded medium and go home with a juice, bespoke kit.
Basic to advanced sewing experience required.

 

Dr. Hava Rose

Dr. Hava Rose

 

THE WRITE ECHO: JOURNALING WORKSHOPS

BEGINNER'S GUIDE: This workshop's aim is to create a brave and empowering space for a community to come together and dive deeper into themselves amongst the group. The ultimate goal is to reconnect with self through guided journaling, community and bravery.  2-3 hour workshop.

FULL-DAY INSPIRATION: Take a day to reset, reconnect and reinspire your world by simply taking a Pause. Indulge yourself in a day of filling yourself up through a multitude of workshops encouraging reflection, expression, connection and creativity. Available for full day experience or singular workshop experience from the day's available events. Workshops will be taught by a variety of instructors and collaborators, all curated by Dr. Hava Rose.  

 

Ekaterina Popova and Alicia Puig

Ekaterina Popova of Create! Magazine


LAUNCH YOUR OWN CREATIVE BUSINESS WITH EKATERINA POPOVA AND ALICIA PUIG
LIVE WORKSHOP AND BOOK LAUNCH
Figuring out how to make a living from your creative work poses unique challenges and obstacles. From choosing the right business model to building a brand, from managing your time to scaling up your production—starting your own creative business often means doing it all yourself. Don't let overwhelm stop you from taking action on your dreams! Learn how to start and scale your Creative Business with Alicia Puig and Ekaterina Popova, the ladies behind Create! Magazine, PxP Contemporary, and Art Queens!
SUPPLIES: Your business idea, pen, and notebook
GUIDED BY: Alicia Puig and Ekaterina Popova

GROW YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE TO ATTRACT CLIENTS AND COLLECTORS FOR ARTISTS 
As an artist, you already know how to create your work, but what about marketing it? Wouldn't it be great to have a practical guide from an experienced artist and coach to help you stand out online, attract more collectors, supporters, and more? Join Kat and learn to use the resources available to you to support you in making your online presence professional, irresistible, and supportive of your goals and dreams. 
Guided by artist, writer, master coach, and creative entrepreneur Ekaterina Popova.
SUPPLIES: Pen and notebook


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Our Campaign:
A year and a half ago we asked our supporters to help us secure a permanent home for Paradigm Gallery. Today we’re excited to introduce you to the Paradigm Arts building, the permanent home of Paradigm Gallery + Studio.

For 12 years, Paradigm has been more than an art gallery. Our focus has always been on community and expanding the experience of art. We’ve now found the space to match that ambition.

We’re launching a brand new membership program for our future classes, workshops, and events happening on the floors above the gallery. We’re working with artists and makers from Philadelphia and around the world to bring creativity in all its forms to our membership program.

Let us tell you more about the Paradigm Arts Building, a short walk from Queen Village, located on N 3rd Street in the historic Old City district, the 5 story building will host a beautiful new 2-story space for Paradigm Gallery + Studio. Above, on the 3rd floor will be the heart of our membership program. The 4th Floor will be our future artist-in-residence program. And drum roll please . .  . our long-time friends and collaborators, BYO Print, will be making the entire 5th-floor penthouse their new home for their vast printmaking facilities. 

We are offering membership levels for our global audience and levels for our local audience in person. Both membership levels will have access to our full digital catalog of workshops and special online events. Check out a preview of our 2023 classes and events in the link below. We’ve set two goals for ourselves as part of this campaign, the first is to raise $55k over the next 30-days through pre-paid annual memberships. The second goal is to add at least 200 members to this new program before it launches in March 2023.

A successful campaign will support these big moves in 2023 for Paradigm Gallery and BYO Print, as well as the launch of our new Paradigm Arts workshops and membership program. We have a lot of work ahead of us and we’re excited to bring you all on this journey. Thank you for your support. 

 


 

Updates

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Coming soon! 

Audrey Fox
12/05/2022
Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership
$100
Susannah Kelly
12/05/2022
Monetary Contribution
$200
Holly Cusumano
12/05/2022
Paradigm Arts Club: Bring a Friend
$200
montana graboyes
12/05/2022
Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership
$100
Grace Jhong
12/05/2022
Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership
$100
Victoria
12/05/2022
Monetary Contribution
$10
Ekaterina Popova
12/05/2022
Paradigm Arts Club: Bring a Friend
$200
Glenn Gurgul
12/02/2022
Paradigm Arts Club Digital Subscription
$50
Anonymous
12/01/2022
Monetary Contribution
$200
shaun kardinal
11/30/2022
Collector’s Print Roulette
$200
Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care About the Sustainable Future of Paradigm . . . and we love you for it! 

11 Supporters
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50.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club Digital Subscription

A pre-paid, discounted, one-year digital subscription to online classes, workshops, and events from your favorite artists and makers around the globe. This will be the future $5 per month ($60 per year) membership level. Membership access will begin in March 2023. 

5 Supporters
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75.00 USD
Swag supporter bundle!

Paradigm Arts Club Digital Subscription PLUS:
Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support & the BYO Print Blanket Fort Zine  

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2 Supporters
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100.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership

A pre-paid, discounted, one-year in-person membership to online classes, workshops, and events from your favorite artists and makers around the globe. This will be the future $10 per month ($120 per year) membership level. Membership access will begin in March 2023. PLUS digital subscription access and the Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

10 Supporters
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Printmakers' Special: Shop Access

Ten hours of a la carte printing* time at BYO Print ($120 value) by appointment plus BYO Print enamel pin

Estimated delivery: March 2023, may be redeemed for one year

*Please note this reward is for skilled printmakers that have their own basic supplies and do not need assistance while working.

1 Supporter
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200.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club: Bring a Friend

The full “Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership” for one member AND bring the plus one of your choice to share in your membership benefits for each class. Your friends and family members will be lining up to be your +1 for all of our exciting upcoming classes! PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

3 Supporters
Select this reward
200.00 USD
Collector’s Print Roulette

A collection of four 11” x 15” prints by current and former BYO Print members; curators’ choice!
PLUS BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

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250.00 USD
3-hours of One-on-One Printmaking

Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership Reward PLUS A 3-hour pack of one-on-one tutoring with an individual member of BYO Print to learn your choice of woodcut, silkscreen, etching, monotype printmaking (Estimated delivery: March 2023, may be redeemed for one year) 

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400.00 USD
Bring a Friend + Printmaking Class

The full “Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership” for one member AND bring the plus one of your choice to share in your membership benefits for each class. Your friends and family members will be lining up to be your +1 for all of our exciting upcoming classes! 
Also includes 3 hours of one-on-one printmaking tutoring for two people in BYO Print’s shop. PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins and (and one more piece of swag!) a Paradigm tote bag to show your support.

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2 Supporters
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2,500.00 USD
Founder Level: Stepping Up to Our Goal!

Be an official Founder with your name or a name in honor/memory of someone special on one of the steps of the 5-stories of our new home, handmade on bronze and copper plates by BYO Print co-founder, Katie VanVliet // Includes the "Bring a Friend" Membership Level Pre-paid annual in-person membership for Paradigm Arts classes and events for a member plus the person of your choice. PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins and a Paradigm tote bag to show your support.

This level includes a Founders preview tour with the owners of Paradigm Gallery + Studio and the co-founder of BYO Print where we will show you the new gallery spaces and print studio before our grand opening in 2023. 

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1 Supporter
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3,600.00 USD
Solastalgia Portfolio Collector

A suite of prints from 20 artists from around the world curated by BYO Print members Jenn Manzella & Katie VanVliet. ($3,200 value) Features prints by members Katie VanVliet, Jennifer Manzella, Albert Fung, Ted Mosher & Max Hautala (former member) // PLUS All “Stepping Up to Our Goal” Level Rewards

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0 Supporters
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10,000.00 USD
Elevator Fund

Help us continue our goals of making galleries and art-making accessible by supporting necessary repairs to our elevator. This level also includes a Lifetime Paradigm Arts Club Membership PLUS all of the "Founder Level: Stepping Up to Our Goal!" rewards.

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care About the Sustainable Future of Paradigm . . . and we love you for it! 

11 Supporters
Select this reward
50.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club Digital Subscription

A pre-paid, discounted, one-year digital subscription to online classes, workshops, and events from your favorite artists and makers around the globe. This will be the future $5 per month ($60 per year) membership level. Membership access will begin in March 2023. 

5 Supporters
Select this reward
75.00 USD
Swag supporter bundle!

Paradigm Arts Club Digital Subscription PLUS:
Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support & the BYO Print Blanket Fort Zine  

13 Left
2 Supporters
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership

A pre-paid, discounted, one-year in-person membership to online classes, workshops, and events from your favorite artists and makers around the globe. This will be the future $10 per month ($120 per year) membership level. Membership access will begin in March 2023. PLUS digital subscription access and the Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

10 Supporters
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Printmakers' Special: Shop Access

Ten hours of a la carte printing* time at BYO Print ($120 value) by appointment plus BYO Print enamel pin

Estimated delivery: March 2023, may be redeemed for one year

*Please note this reward is for skilled printmakers that have their own basic supplies and do not need assistance while working.

1 Supporter
Select this reward
200.00 USD
Paradigm Arts Club: Bring a Friend

The full “Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership” for one member AND bring the plus one of your choice to share in your membership benefits for each class. Your friends and family members will be lining up to be your +1 for all of our exciting upcoming classes! PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

3 Supporters
Select this reward
200.00 USD
Collector’s Print Roulette

A collection of four 11” x 15” prints by current and former BYO Print members; curators’ choice!
PLUS BYO Print enamel pins to show your support.

9 Left
1 Supporter
Select this reward
250.00 USD
3-hours of One-on-One Printmaking

Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership Reward PLUS A 3-hour pack of one-on-one tutoring with an individual member of BYO Print to learn your choice of woodcut, silkscreen, etching, monotype printmaking (Estimated delivery: March 2023, may be redeemed for one year) 

18 Left
2 Supporters
Select this reward
400.00 USD
Bring a Friend + Printmaking Class

The full “Paradigm Arts Club In-Person Membership” for one member AND bring the plus one of your choice to share in your membership benefits for each class. Your friends and family members will be lining up to be your +1 for all of our exciting upcoming classes! 
Also includes 3 hours of one-on-one printmaking tutoring for two people in BYO Print’s shop. PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins and (and one more piece of swag!) a Paradigm tote bag to show your support.

18 Left
2 Supporters
Select this reward
2,500.00 USD
Founder Level: Stepping Up to Our Goal!

Be an official Founder with your name or a name in honor/memory of someone special on one of the steps of the 5-stories of our new home, handmade on bronze and copper plates by BYO Print co-founder, Katie VanVliet // Includes the "Bring a Friend" Membership Level Pre-paid annual in-person membership for Paradigm Arts classes and events for a member plus the person of your choice. PLUS Paradigm Arts Club & BYO Print enamel pins and a Paradigm tote bag to show your support.

This level includes a Founders preview tour with the owners of Paradigm Gallery + Studio and the co-founder of BYO Print where we will show you the new gallery spaces and print studio before our grand opening in 2023. 

99 Left
1 Supporter
Select this reward
3,600.00 USD
Solastalgia Portfolio Collector

A suite of prints from 20 artists from around the world curated by BYO Print members Jenn Manzella & Katie VanVliet. ($3,200 value) Features prints by members Katie VanVliet, Jennifer Manzella, Albert Fung, Ted Mosher & Max Hautala (former member) // PLUS All “Stepping Up to Our Goal” Level Rewards

2 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
10,000.00 USD
Elevator Fund

Help us continue our goals of making galleries and art-making accessible by supporting necessary repairs to our elevator. This level also includes a Lifetime Paradigm Arts Club Membership PLUS all of the "Founder Level: Stepping Up to Our Goal!" rewards.

9 Left
1 Supporter
Select this reward