The bicycle spoke cards were supported and funded by the profits of Shepard's work. But we reached out to an artist named Mags, from New Orleans, who was displaced by Hurricane Katrina. She has been making beautiful artwork on behalf of Barack Obama for a long time. And we turned that business into exactly the same thing. We sold bike spoke cards for a buck a piece and then used the profits to pay for the production. We ended up making 20,000 bike spokes that we distributed for free throughout Oregon before their Primary.Read more
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Mags of art by mags! has been getting even more press about her Obama bicycle spoke cards. This time, The Huffington Post has an interview with Yosi Sergant, the publicist who coordinated the Obama art campaign effort.
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