Open JAR: The Illustrated Autobiography of an Alter-Ego

A project in Reno, NV by Kelsey Sweet

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"A Jar." (It's a double entendre, lol.) It's the compiled wisdom from a young female bohemian thespian developing conscious expression.
Backers: 24
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Funded: $2,009 of $2,000
Dates: Feb 4th -> Mar 9th (33 days)
Project By: Kelsey Sweet
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Latest News

Considering Consciousness

April 9th - via:
Hey, I hope you are all doing well! I'm checking in from Oakland where I've moved recently to be closer to my school resources. In my Art as a Mirror of Evolving Consciousness course, one of my colleagues posted in a discussion forum a very... (Read More)

13- A lucky number.

March 14th - via:
First, I am so grateful to all of you who contributed to make this project happen. I am on my way to writing my first book, and must admit that I am self-conscious about doing so. Today is the 13th of March. In my life purpose reading, the number... (Read More)


February 25th - via:
My ex pulled his contribution from the tip jar upon my request and I finally feel the peace of mind to move forward. I can reflect better now in a mirror that is not clouded. I cleansed my environment, cleansed my body outside and in, and even went... (Read More)

Why Evolve Consciousness?

February 18th - via:
There is the age old question, why should someone support your cause? In the sense of evolution, a perpetual development in self-initiatives leads to strong individuals who give back to their community all their knowledge and wisdom and teach to its... (Read More)

Contribution Piece by Dion Long

February 15th - via:
(In progress) Fellow Reno artist, Dion Long has created one of the first Conscious Contributions to OpenJAR and I am am more than ecstatic about the community involvement in this! If you are interested in contributing a piece, email me. We'll... (Read More)

Intro Pages 07-09

February 14th - via:

Things on Paper

February 13th - via:
Aric Shapiro from Reno Art Works was kind enough to design up a flier with my head my JAR. Dig it. I'm doing my homework- the intellectual contribution to this project.  (Read More)

Book Arts

February 11th - via:
Intro pages for 2007 and 2008 =D You can keep up with my progress on facebook, too...  (Read More)

Gratitude Attitudez 1

February 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Essence of JAR as a Name. Background Story.

February 10th - via:
It's a little story, a brainstorm in background, to the main character. JAR was born in Burbank, CA next to the Warner Bros. Ranch Film Studio. She was thought up in a top floor apartment in a field of piled peoples between the energies of two young... (Read More)

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