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I'm a young hospitality student and freelancing artist from Adelaide, Australia. I am self-taught and I spend a lot of time practising and perusing online galleries and magazines for inspiration. I hope that one day I can do this full time.

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I'm currently running a Pozible Campaign to help fund my first solo show. Please check it out:

Upcoming Exhibitions

Espionage Gallery: Spirited: A Studio Ghibli Exhibition. /July 2014/
ARTillery SALA: "30 Rules To Live By" Exhibition / August 2014/
National Wine Centre : "Tiny Universes" Solo Exhibition / January 2015/

Past Exhibitions "Pond Scum" Group Exhibition / June 2014/
Espionage Gallery : GOTHAM, Batman Group Exhibition / Apr 2014/
Espionage Gallery : ARCADE ALLSTARS / Dec 12 2013 /
Espionage Gallery : Chemical Reactions, A Breaking Bad Exhibition / Aug 29 2013 /
Espionage Gallery : We’re All Mad Here, An Alice in Wonderland Exhibition / Mar 14 2013 /



Have you seen my Pozible campaign yet? Click through to read about your chance to win 1000 points! 

2 deviants said Points? Yay!
Could you Pozibly help me out?

Pledge here!:

I've started a crowdfunding campaign with Pozible and I need your help!
 I am excited to announce that I'm going to have my very first solo art exhibition in January 2015! This is a fantastic opportunity to get my work out there. The thing is, I must fund it 100% myself. I have been working hard this year on creating pieces for the show as well as fighting depression and anxiety, which make it difficult to work. I take shifts when I can and work functions and events by night, and draw by day. 

The more funds I raise, the better the show can be. Ideally, I would love to be able to frame and get gicleé prints of all of my work on beautiful, gallery-quality paper from local printing & framing businesses. With enough money raised, I will be able to share my artwork with the world and maybe even be able to do this thang full time. (here's hoping!)

So enough about ME, what do YOU get out of this? Well, as I'm aware, most of my watchers here do not live locally, which means you won't be able to make it to my awesome show. However, you CAN still get in on some of the action. Rewards start from a measly few dollars and you can grab some of my artwork at seriously reduced prices, in thanks for helping me out. Some rewards even feature commissions and hand embellished prints made special for the project! 10% from the sale of each artwork in the exhibition will be donated to beyondblue. They are an organisation dedicated to helping the 3 MILLION Australians living with depression or anxiety everyday, like me.

So any and all funds raised will not only help get my artwork off the computer screen and onto the public gallery walls, but you'll also be helping beyondblue, all the while grabbing some nifty artworks for yourself.

  • Leave your deviantART name in a comment once you've pledged, and not only will you be in the draw to win 1000 points, I'll give you a fancy journal feature too.
  • And if you follow me over on facebook, just leave a comment once you've pledged and you'll be in the running to win a limited edition hand embellished print worth  $250!
  • Please share, favourite, like, comment or anything that will help get my tiny voice out there! Thank you in advance!!

You can pledge as much or as little as you like! There's basically nothing different from buying my work any other time, except it's now discounted. (yay!)

So tell everyone! This is an all-or-nothing crowdfunding program which means if I don't reach the target, I don't get zip. Hopefully by January next year I will be able to share with you some pictures and videos of my progress, and some snapshots from the opening night (AKA night of my dreams.)

Thank you so much, in advance,



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Pramin Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
Awesome Gallery.. :tighthug: :clap:
loved your Digi Arts they are super cool + superb and :eyepopping: loved them all.. :blowkiss:
man i love the colors .. you are AMAZING. :)

keep Rocking :D:horns:
do keep smiling too.. ^-^
:huggle: :teddy:
ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Thank you Pramin! You are too kind! :hug:
Pramin Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
you are most welcome ^__^:iconhug1plz: have to say., you have and mesmerizing gallery.. :)
NaomiVanDoren Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014   Digital Artist
Just stopping by to see how you're doing. (I don't get on much) Love love the new work you've submitted <3
ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
Hey! How are you? I just got your pledge, thank you so, so much. You are too generous. I hope you're going well! :heart:
Rinksy Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for the watch :aww:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for watching me Chelsea :eyes: :hug:

ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
You're very welcome! :rose:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Very beautiful work. :clap:
I have been very happy to support you by pledging on your pledge page thing. 
I wish you the very best of luck with this adventure :hug: 
all best wishes
ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
You are a star!!! Thank you so very much for your generous pledge, I really appreciate it. Please keep in touch, I can't wait to show you the progress shots of embellishing your reward :) thank you Lawrence.
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