Social Media 101 for Artists – September 21

What: Social Media 101 for Artists, a professional development workshop presented by ArtSpan

When: Wednesday, September 21, 5:30–7:30PM

Where: 934 Brannan St. (btween 8th & 9th)

How Much:  $10 suggested donation requested from the general public. Free admission for ArtSpan members, SF Open Studios artists, & Illuminations: Dia de los Muertos 2011 Artists.

Learn tips, tricks and best practices to help you build and engage your social media following and establish relationships with new fans and collectors. The presentation will focus on Facebook, with brief forays into Twitter, Tumblr and VYou. Attend Social Media 101 for Artists, part of ArtSpan’s professional development series,  to find out how to expand your online presence and leverage social media to promote your work as part of SF Open Studios 2011 and beyond.

All levels of social media users are welcome. A wireless connection will be provided for attendees who optionally attend with their own laptops, but power outlets are not available, so please charge those batteries in advance! Reserve your seat on EventBrite and RSVP and share with artist friends on Facebook!

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.