SOMArts and ArtSpan Present:
Make Your Art Your Business -- 2012 Artist Workshop Series
90-minute workshops designed to sharpen your business skills as a professional artist, prepare you for exhibiting work inside and outside your studio, and help you build community with fellow artists and the public.
"Social Media 102 for Artists" Using Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Sites to Get the Word Out
Tuesday, July 23rd, 6-7:30pm
SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan St, 94103
with Jess Young, Director of Communications & Community Engagement for SOMArts Cultural Center
Do you already have a Facebook Page and/or a Twitter account, but aren't sure how to measure your success & engagement? Feel proficient in social media, but want take your online marketing to the next level? Come to this workshop to learn how to create a social media strategy for your own brand as an artist, measure your success for free, learn what engagement metrics really count, and diversify your content strategy through tools and apps that work in tandem with Facebook & Twitter.
To get the most out of this workshop, you should already be familiar with administering a Facebook Page (different from a personal account on Facebook) and a basic understanding of social media.
About the Presenter:
Jess Young is Director of Communications & Community Engagement for SOMArts Cultural Center. Jess recently participated in social media trainings with Zoetica Media and through Dreamforce 2011. She co-curates the reading series Tales of the Sissy, and is a member of Aorta, a collective which creates & publishes a bi-annual magazine featuring emerging and established female, queer and transgender artists. Jess recently sourced over 30 volunteer models for a collaborative photography project through social media, and the project garnered press coverage as a result of the call for models going viral online. She wants to help you become a social media maven.
ArtSpan produces monthly workshops and discussions to aid artists with the professional side of their art practice. Through these community events ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a Bay Area that values the arts.
All events are held at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, 94103, unless otherwise noted.
Workshops are free for all SF Open Studios Artists and Members, and SOMArts Artists. General Public $10 suggested donation. No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds.
ArtSpan participates in SOMArts’ Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to arts and cultural organizations. For more information visit http://www.somarts.org/rentals/.