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The Arts Council of Indianapolis presents a discussion with several of Indy's top arts and culture journalists. Learn how they choose the stories they cover, how to promote your own projects, and how to prepare for an interview. Click on for the video and list of panelists!
In the wake of the Covid-19 quarantines, performers and presenting organizations are looking for ways to shift events online. Eventbrite presents a planning guide for those new to online events.
Creative Capital offers advice for choosing work samples to accompany grant applications.
Artsy.net contributor Ariela Gittlen collects a list of online tools to help artists manage their own online presence: 6 Artist-Approved Platforms For Building Your Own Website.
From Alyson Stanfield's artbizsuccess.com, an essay about showing your artwork in restaurants, coffee shops, business offices, and other non-gallery venues, and how to make it work as part of your business model: Is Your Art Just Free Decor?
Artsy contributor Scott Indrisek interviewes five artists to discuss their advice for finding and forming good relationships with galleries. With thanks to Scott and Artsy: 6 Keys to a Good Artist-Gallerist Relationship.
Artists in all media are turning to live video platforms to continue connecting with their audiences in order to maintain that personal touch that is so vital to supporting their practice. The created artwork is an extension of the artist, and that’s exactly why many people are really following that artist: to be part of their world.
The most accessible and nearly universal platform artists are using is Facebook Live. Doing a Facebook Live video can be very easy, and you don’t need a slick production to pull it off. All you really need is a cell phone and a Facebook account. And while we are all contemplating real clothing or pajamas, hair up or hair down, while we are socially distancing, here are some concrete tips that can help portray your Facebook Live video—and your artwork—in the best light.
Indy Tool Lending Library (iTooLL)
This shared tool shed of Audio/ Visual and Event gear has everything you need to host an outdoor block party, screen a movie, or produce a TV show (including Adobe-equipped MacBook Pros). Member-owned and member-driven, buy a membership for $1 per week check-outs and to use their reservations system. See their full inventory and learn more about the project at https://iAMCoop.org/iTooLL
The Lending Library is a project of the Kheprw Institute.
Le'ts Eat was a professional development conference for emerging artists held May 12, 2018. Special thanks to the Indianapolis Public Library for donating the space.
See videos of sessions and learn more.