OUR MISSION

To provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their creative career with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. RAW ventures to provide the platform for these artists to be seen,heard, and loved.

RAW showcases indie talent in visual art, film, fashion design, music, performance art, hair and makeup artistry, and photography.

RAW is a fun and alternative way for artists to showcase both to their local community and the world-at-large.

We are not your average art show. We are loud, colorful, creative, and all about our artists. We are RAW.

RAW currently operates in over 60 cities across the United States, Australia, Canada and the UK!

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Every other month, our RAW Directors in cities across the world hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in visual art, fashion design, film,music, performance art, hair & makeup artistry, and photography through local eclectic RAW events. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity.

What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase? You'll experience an independent film screening (usually a short, webisode or music video), a pop-up gallery featuring several independent visual artists and photographers, fashion shows from up-and-coming local designers, live musical performances, vendor booths featuring local artisans and accessories designers, and live performance art. You'll get a little taste of everything. Combine all this creativity with drinks, fun, and good company!

OUR ONLINE WORLDWIDE COMMUNITY

www.RAWartists.org is designed to showcase our RAW artists online and internationally. RAWartists.org hosts a plethora of online profiles — exclusive to our RAW artists. RAWartists.org is open to the public to view, however, the site profiles and perks are reserved for only selected RAW artists.

RAW artists are able to connect with other RAW artists, post photos, videos and music and promote upcoming projects. We also host what we call our RAWk Wall, where art gets down to business. This portion of the site consists of exclusive art-to-business opportunities for our RAW artists to participate in.

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