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About "One Way Or Another"
About "One Way Or Another"
We’ve teamed up with Society6 and Club Mumble to curate our second Collection in support of Contributor www.wearecontributors.com - an initiative that aims to give skateboards to disadvantaged youth.

Building on the success of last year's group show “Smile On Your Brother” http://www.society6.com/studio/contri...er_Artshow which featured the likes of Thomas Campbell, Andy Jenkins, Matt Irving, Parra, and 50 more talented artists, “One Way Or Another” plays upon the personal nature of a skateboard.

Through Society6, we (a group which includes Annie Lam (Contributor), Mike Giles (www.furnicreations.com), Bob Kronbauer (clubmumble), Sandro Grison (www.colormagazine.ca), Andy Jenkins (www.bendpress.com), and Justin Cooper (Society6) will be curating 25 artists/collectives from around the world to create original boards that will be sold through Contributor, with all proceeds going directly back to getting skateboards to kids across Canada. What makes this project unique is that rather than people buying a finished piece of your artwork, supporters will instead pre-purchase your time to make a board especially for them, so when it arrives it's an awesome surprise, kind of like a familiar chocolate with a hidden tasty center!

If selected to contribute, you must commit to creating a maximum of 10 boards from the blank decks that we will send you at our cost. You will have 4 weeks to complete the artwork for all of the boards that you sell, before sending them to the buyers directly using pre-paid shipping information that we will provide for you.

You must also submit one (1) hi-res digital file that will be part of the “One Way Or Another” Collection on Society6. The collection will feature the work of all contributing artists and be made available for purchase as art prints, iPhone and Laptop Skins, and t-shirts. In addition to a $50 per board stipend, you will also receive royalties from every one of your products that is sold through the Collection for as long as it is available.

For every product that sells from the “One Way Or Another” Collection, Society6 will donate $3 to Contributor to further the cause!

And, if you're looking to buy a board and help support Contributor, just hold tight. We'll be unveiling the full list of artists in the next couple of months.
Onesidezero / Brett Wilkinson commented on March 23, 2010 3:07pm
Hey guys, great project. I've been wanting to create some decks for a while, check out my work... I'd love to get involved in this. Brett :-)
dibec commented on March 23, 2010 4:37pm
Awesome cause! Awesome project.
Michael Wood commented on March 23, 2010 5:53pm
What dibec said, ;-)
It would be a great follow-up to photograph the decks with their new owners in their new home(s).
Ryan MacDonald commented on March 23, 2010 8:20pm
What an inspiring cause! Hits close to home since I am a Canadian. Society6 is full of so much talent this Collab is going to turn out fantastically.
maxime archambault commented on March 24, 2010 12:02pm
nice project : i will like to be in
Bonnie Durham commented on March 24, 2010 4:07pm
very very cool..would love to participate!
Giulia Santopadre commented on March 25, 2010 1:25am
great project.. love it and would love to work for it!
Niel Quisaba commented on March 26, 2010 1:51pm
awesome!
Tom Kitchen commented on March 28, 2010 7:02am
this sounds like an awesome project, I'd love to get to work on some decks
Chris Dyer commented on March 29, 2010 12:30pm
Hi Annie, how are you? I would be interested in submitting my work. I joined this thinggy here today so you can peep my stuff. All the best, Chris
Joe Van Wetering commented on March 29, 2010 5:18pm
this is so amazing. very exciting guys!
Matthew Billington commented on April 1, 2010 5:48pm
Color mag GO VAN CITY!!!
Totto Renna commented on April 6, 2010 7:56am
wow, I would be interested but how can I partecipate?
Eric Stine commented on April 12, 2010 7:38pm
Hey this is an awesome project! Look at what I just happened to be doing when I discovered this post! http://img13.yfrog.com/i/84150125.jpg Word.
Anton Weflo commented on April 15, 2010 6:03am
Great project!
Matthew Doyle commented on April 17, 2010 3:30am
such a motivational and inspiring cause! Great project to design for. nicee!!
Katty Bouthier commented on April 19, 2010 9:18pm
Skate boards! I just love the all ideia!
SPLUNNY commented on May 6, 2010 8:22am
Sounds awesome...I'm down.
ALVAREZ commented on June 18, 2010 7:17pm
muy bueno!
ALVAREZ commented on June 18, 2010 7:22pm
quiero participar!!! salud!
Lisa Holland commented on August 29, 2010 1:37am
How do you go about entering I am very interested
Kayla Goldstein commented on April 22, 2011 6:00pm
Ah i would so love to contribute :(
Graeme Voigt commented on March 11, 2012 3:50am
NICE!