Variable West is supported by readers.
No one should be excluded from a community for lack of funds. That’s why we’ll never hide content behind paywalls or require membership fees for exhibition and event listings.
Instead, we hope our community will see the value in this resource by engaging with the platform and, if economically viable, show support by becoming recurring subscribers or giving one-time donations.
Help us get the website up and running! $3/month funds our daily operations. Every dollar helps create a sustainable community.
For just $5/month, you can help us reach our budget goals faster. As a way to say thanks, you’ll have the option to list your name on our supporters wall.
Engage subscribers get 10% off all limited edition artist collaborations.* Plus, you’ll have the option to list your name on our supporters wall.
Expand subscribers get 15% off all limited edition artist collaborations.* Plus, you’ll have the option to list your name on our supporters wall.
Evolve subscribers get early access to all limited edition artist collaborations* and 20% off. Plus, you’ll have the option to list your name on our supporters wall.
*Limited edition artist collaborations will be one of the ways we support emerging artists. The first collaboration will be launched once we raise enough money to cover the first production costs.
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We love our supporters!
Laurel V. McLaughlin
Rina Nikolchev (thanks mom!)
Melanie Flood Projects
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Want to know more about where your donations go? We believe financial transparency is essential to a resilient art community, and have shared our first year budget goals on our About page.