Building a Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Artists
September 24, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Mt. Baker Lofts
2915 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
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Jessica Massart oversees the dance and theater categories at Kickstarter. She collaborates with artists and organizations on crafting campaigns, from the video and story to strategic outreach planning. Before joining Kickstarter, she directed marketing and communications for the likes of On the Boards, Performa, and the French Institute Alliance Francaise. She has also provided management for award-winning companies such as zoe | juniper and The Builders Association.
$20 / $15 Artist Trust members
Learn about the ins and outs of running a crowdfunding campaign from Kickstarter’s Senior Performance Lead, Jessica Massart. This workshop will cover the necessary building blocks of a successful campaign, including setting the right goals, effectively telling your story, creating manageable rewards, and building your community. A panel of local guest artists will also participate in a Q&A session to share their experience and advice for building a successful crowdsourcing campaign.
*Recommended for artists at any stage in their career
Guest artist speakers will be Artist Trust grant recipients Dani Tirrell and Jessica Jobaris.
Limited, partial needs-based, Filipinx, and Latinx scholarships are available by request for all ticketed Artist Trust programs.
  • Learn what to expect when building a crowdsourcing campaign
  • How to broaden and diversify your reach
  • What to expect after your campaign
  • Helpful strategies and best practices
Email Program Coordinator Zach Frimmel for questions about the workshop.