Building a Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Artists / Seattle

Start Date / Time: September 24, 2019 6:00 pm

End Date / Time: September 24, 2019 8:00 pm

Venue: Mt. Baker Lofts 2915 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144

Price: $20 / $15 for Artist Trust members


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.

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.


  • 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

Limited, partial needs-based, Filipinx, and Latinx scholarships are available by request for all ticketed Artist Trust programs.

Email Program Coordinator Zach Frimmel for questions about the workshop.

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