All posts tagged: Social Media

More Work for the Art Center

I have been a bit busy the last few months! As I have been getting used to my role at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, I have been designing on several levels. As the Director of the Studio School, I create classes and events with my staff (Dalila DeCarvalho, I am looking at you!) . As the defacto art director, I design the materials to support them: pieces for print, web, for educational and promotional purposes. Applying a forming style I have had to design as quickly as possible, so I work within extremely narrow limits. It’s the only way I know to find great ideas, actually. I have limited the options for grids and fonts as much as I dare and let the color story develop as I go. It isn’t perfect, but it is actually starting to turn into a consolidated style my team can use. I have been able to get the catalog set up and it has come together well. I even get to go to Linco to print it! Press check …

False Dichotomy: Official Launch

False Dichotomy is beginning to truly take form! I have artists agreeing to show, essays coming in from respected members of the fine art printmaking community, and a site in place! There is a lot to do: I have to find funding to print a decent catalog–but I feel so renewed. I have not been able to make a lot of work myself this year, but I can contribute through facilitation and research!    

Artists Online: Marketing, Promotion, and Documentation

I have the honor of being an instructor at the Summer Arts Institute at the Women’s Studio Workshop in mid-July. I am hoping to apply my 20 years of design and art experience work for others in as constructive a way possible. Here is the sign-up page, if you’d like to have a lovely week in Rosendale, New York with a very enthusiastic and supportive instructor. Potluck lunches every day! From the WSW site: Libby Clarke, artist and art director, will train you to publish your work across online channels (websites and social media) in as professional and comfortable a way as possible. She will teach you what options exist for publishing your online portfolio and how best to navigate them. You will learn how to handle the seemingly endless social media tasks which can add a great deal to your career without becoming unmanageable. You will develop a plan to promote your work in the most appropriate way according to your needs. In the end, you will be better positioned and prepared to get your …

#tweetMYclass

#tweetMYclass: Make Social Media Tools Work for the Classroom City University of New York IT Conference 2013, New York, New York Moderated by Janet Esquirol Description: Using social media as an academic tool? Imagine: You’d like each student to collect pictures for inspiration on a project; how about using Pinterest? Want your students to connect with an industry mentor? Then demo LinkedIn Pro. Let’s discuss creative uses for social media in the classroom, and also examine those which fail. Format will combine short topical introductions with some demonstration, followed by lively roundtable discussion.