The Present Group

Oakland, US

The Present Group is a digital creative studio working at the intersection of art and technology, commerce and philanthropy.  

They specialize in creating online exhibition and funding systems, digital tools and support structures for creatives, producing artist editions and web projects, collaborating with organizations to build websites that better serve their communities, and proposals in practice for models of exchange.

Major projects of The Present Group include an art subscription service, a web hosting service that funds an intermittent arts prize, Art Micro Patronage - an experimental exhibition platform showcasing and funding artwork online, The People’s E-book - a free online tool to build e-books, and Compensation Foundation - an online database for gathering and displaying how cultural producers are compensated.