Arts Marketing 101 Workshop

The South Coast Artists is excited to offer a free workshop as part of our education initiative. Please join us to learn the fundamentals of marketing yourself as an artist and build new skills to boost your brand.

Where: Tiverton Public Library, 34 Roosevelt Ave, Tiverton, RI
When: Saturday, September 7th, 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm

Want to boost your marketing practices? Hot off the tour, use your recent experience to help you learn how to prepare for next year and build your brand to boost your presence as an artist. This a FREE workshop, but we do request pre-registration in order to properly prepare with the numberof attendees. 

Learn the basics of what marketing means for artists and how you can successfully market yourself and your work. This workshop provides an overview of branding concepts including which marketing materials are most important for you to develop as you create a path to your own success. We will look at examples of print and e-marketing, and we’ll practice ways to present yourself and speak about your work. Strengthening your presence and visibility as an artist is possible and less strenuous than you think!

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About our Presenter:

Jessica Burko
Art : Arts Marketing : Curating

Jessica Burko has been an exhibiting artist since 1985 and has displayed work in solo and group shows throughout the United States. Burko is originally from Philadelphia and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds a BFA in Fine Art Photography from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in Imaging Arts and Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.

In addition to being a practicing artist, Burko is the Program Manager at the Photographic Resource Center at Leslie University. She is also an independent curator with more than thirty exhibitions produced since 2000, and her professional background includes the position of Gallery Director at Stonehill College from 2000-06, from 2007-14 she held the position of Executive Director of the artist collective Boston Handmade, and from 2016 to 2019 she was the Marketing Director at Kingston Gallery.

Burko’s work in the arts community allows her to foster and strengthen connections between working artrepreneurs. She supports artists in achieving their creative and professional goals through lectures, workshops, and partnerships with organizations such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program and the Danforth Museum’s Professional Artists Workshops.