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Fundraising Updates

Kick off: The Two Coats 2021 Year-End Fundraising Campaign is underway

In May 2022, I will have been publishing Two Coats of Paint for fifteen years. Thanks to reader support, it’s been a long, strange and fruitful trip that all began when my studio was half an attic in a creaky Victorian house in Mystic, Connecticut…None of this would have been possible without the generosity of our readers. All told, in fourteen-and-a-half years, Two Coats has published nearly 4000 posts. With your continued help, well post 4000 more…

Fundraising Updates

Two Coats Year-end Fundraising Campaign, 2020

Now that the presidential election is over and 2020 is drawing to a close, we have begun our annual year-end fundraising campaign. Two Coats of Paint began publishing in 2007, and this past year, thanks to your generous tax-deductible contributions and ongoing support from our advertisers, social media services clients, and the Two Trees Cultural […]


Images: In the Cornell Printshop

Contributed by Sharon Butler / This semester, as readers who tune in to my stories on Instagram and are friends on Facebook already know, I’ve been up in Ithaca teaching at Cornell. One morning at the crack of dawn, I ran into printmaking professor Elizabeth Meyer in the Tjaden Hall […]


Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: November 2019

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Hello November! There are plenty of shows opening this month, and today (November 15) is also the fifteenth day of the 2019 Two Coats of Paint year-end fundraising campaign. This year we�re requesting funding to continue our work supporting artists and arts organizations through 2020. […]


Good incentive: Beth Dary�s drawing

Contributed by Sharon Butler / From�a recent exhibition organized to raise money for �Chef Jose Andres’s World Central Kitchen’s relief efforts in Puerto Rico, I came home with two wonderful pieces, which I’ve decided to use�as gifts for contributors to the 2017 Two Coats of Paint Year-end Fundraising campaign. The […]


Year-End Fundraising 2017: How you can help

Dear Readers, Two Coats of Paint�began publishing�in 2007, and this past year,�thanks to your generous �tax-deductible contributions,�ongoing�support from advertisers, and subsidized rent from the Two Trees Cultural Space Subsidy Program, we have been�able to continue for another year. Your funding enabled us�to�produce�articles, pay�contributors, promote�our intern to a paid position, host […]

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Our Year-End Fundraising Drive: How you can help

Two Coats of Paint�began publishing in 2007, and this past year we saw tremendous growth�thanks to tax-deductible contributions�from more than 200�readers, support from new advertisers, and a generous follow-up grant from the�Creative Capital �/ �Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writing Program.�Your funding enabled us�to�redesign the site, overhaul the antiquated Blogger code, […]