Did you know that Boston Art Review is the only independent print and online publication committed to facilitating active discourse around contemporary art in Boston? In order to continue providing this crucial space for artists, writers, and our arts community, we need help from supporters like you.

Boston Art Review is a community- supported publication. All donations go directly towards maintaining our growing overhead costs associated with the production of each print issue. We rely on the direct financial support of our readers and community donors for producing of our twice annual print magazine, publishing content online, sending bi-weekly newsletters, and hosting events.

All donors above the Community level receive an annual subscription to BAR Magazine (free shipping) and invitations to launch parties. Friends receive BAR tote bags and priority registration for all programs. Benefactors and Lead Sponsors receive special recognition in print and online + invitations to special, members-only events including our fifth anniversary party in May 2023.

Boston Art Review is a 501-c3 organization in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. All donations are tax-deductible.

Electronic payment for donations can be made below. Checks should be made payable to Boston Art Review and sent to PO Box 390003, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Tax-deductible EIN: 20-4195783 (formerly Big Red & Shiny)

Questions? Please contact Jameson Johnson at

Please consider giving at one of the following levels:

Community Member — $75

Support one online article.

Friend of BAR — $150-350

Support one print article or a newsletter.

Affiliate — $350–$999

Support W.A.G.E. level compensation for three writers.

Benefactor — $1000–$2,499

Support our “go to print” deposit.

Lead Sponsor — $2,500 +

Support production costs for an issue.

Support a Community Member – $ any 

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Special Thanks To:

Lead Sponsors

Andrew Witkin
Boston Center for the Arts
Boston Cultural Council
Cambridge Arts 
Cambridge Community Foundation
Christine O’Donnell
Juliana Barton
Kay Fleischner
Lizbeth Krupp
VIA Art Fund / Wagner Foundation
Betsy Willett


Bridget Brown
Susan Emmerson
Abigail Ross Goodman
Geoffrey Hargadon & Patricia La Valley
Soyeon Kim


Erin Becker
Edward Buckbee
Alberta Chu & Murray Robinson
George Fifield
Nakia Hill
Emily Isenberg
Cher & Brooke Knight
Crystalle Lacouture
Russell & Eva LaMontagne
Abigail Ogilvy
Lucy Rosenburgh
Ann & Jon Shayne
Gloria Sutton
Abigail Ogilvy
Pia & Paul Miller
Alberta Chu & Murray Robinson
Ann Shayne


Katie & Paul Buttenweiser
Paul Bateman
Mike Carroll
Gabriel Cira
Linda Criniti
Maeve Duggan
Andrew Fish
Leonie Flokstra
Paul Ha & Eva Lundsager
Charla Jones
Alison Judd
Beau Kenyon
Joseph Lerner
Helen Popinchalk
David Shearer
Jill Slosburg-Ackerman
Allison Tanenhaus
Tribe of Art Geeks, LLC
Amy Wood
Brian Zink

Community Members

Robert Douglas Campbell
Holly Edmonds
Furen Dai
Emily Foster Day
Michelle Fornabai
Emily Garner
Kate Gilbert
Karin Goodfellow
Lisa Kessler
Jamilee Lacy
Julie Levesque
Jeneé Osterheldt
John Quatrale
Carolyn Ramo
Ellen Rich
Joelle Riffle
Elise Rodino
Margaret Rotzel
Loryn Sheffner
Katherine Smith
Sarah Valente

In-Kind Supporters

Best Bees
Boston Center for the Arts
Distillery Gallery
Emerson Contemporary
Northeastern University
John D O’Bryant African American Institute
Now + There
Samuel Adams