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As an arts based think-tank and creative studio, we focus on leveraging new technologies in support of the arts.


The Present Prize is a democratic arts prize targeting an underfunded area of the creative landscape. It is funded and awarded by The Present Group's community of web hostees as well as individual contributors.


Art Micro Patronage is an experimental online exhibition space featuring monthly curated shows of digital, new media, and intermedia work. As visitors navigate through the exhibitions, they are encouraged to become micro-patrons of the arts, associating their appreciation of the works with small monetary values.


From 2006 - 2012 The Present Group's art subscription project enabled a community of subscribers to fund contemporary artists projects and receive limited edition artwork in return. Annual subscribers received...

  • +  3 limited edition works of art by 3 contemporary artists
  • +  each piece signed and numbered by the artist
  • +  audio or video artist interviews
  • +  professional critiques contextualizing the edition
  • +  the honor of helping to bring these works into the world
  • +  a new surprise every four months