PR & Media Skills on Thursday 23 April 10.30 - 3pm in Malahide Castle.

PR & Media Skills on Thursday 23 April 10.30-3pm in Malahide Castle. The event is free for Fingal artists.

As an artist you will be required to write about your work for press releases, media and marketing purposes.  As press and galleries don't have the capacity to interview everyone seeking press coverage they need to get a picture of who you are very quickly.

What can you do as an artist to manage your own message in an engaging, clear and professional way?
In this series of talks followed by Q&A invited speakers will address PR & Skills, Self-promotion and copyright issues for visual artists.


Using Social Media Platforms to establish your artist identity and manage your message online

PR -  interacting with the Press and Main Stream media, what makes a story varying the content for different audiences brief dos and don’ts of press and media releases

Writing for the Visual Arts – Jason Oakley / Editor and Lily Power  / Assistant Editor  - the Visual Artists News Sheet (VAN) will talk about the VAN content and style of writing; how you can use the VAN to promote your work and how what other cultural media publications expect from visual artists


Copyright, Fair Use and Appropriation Issues for visual artists with Alex Davis, Administrator.

Additional speakers to be confirmed. In partnership with Visual Artists Ireland.

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