#ArtistHotline Guest Chat: Social Media For Promotion

#ArtistHotline Guest Chat: Social Media For Promotion

Full Day Tweet Chat with Special Guests on October 19

Every third Wednesday of the month, it’s Artist Professional Development Day at NYFA and artists, arts organizations, and arts professionals from across the Twitterverse join our tweet chat #ArtistHotline from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM.

You might be wondering how to find the perfect residency or where to look for performance space; #ArtistHotline is the perfect time to ask your most pressing questions. Artists, writers, and performers can join in, share best practices, and get answers.

As part of the day, we’ll be hosting a special #ArtistHotline Guest Chat with industry experts from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM on the topic of “Social Media for Promotion”. 

Receive more insight about:

  • How to use social media to promote your art practice,
  • Get more attendees to your performances,
  • Raise your profile online,
  • & more personal advice!

See our guests full bios below and start brainstorming questions! Click here for tips on participating in this Twitter chat.

If you have never participated in #ArtistHotline before, you can read our previous chats on Storify by clicking here.

Artists: If you don’t already have a Twitter account, create a free one now and include the hashtag #ArtistHotline in your related tweets and questions. Follow @nyfacurrent for updates.

Arts Organizations: If you’re interested in partnering with us for this initiative, learn more and sign up here.

Be sure to follow the hashtag #ArtistHotline on October 19!


Garrett Eng


Garrett Eng has a keen interest in advancing culture’s role in society. He is the Director of Digital Media & Partnerships at 21C Media Group, where he has played an integral role in expanding its digital media division and directing the company’s digital strategy, creating ways to achieve its clients’ goals through technology and design. Garrett holds an MPhil in English from Cambridge University as well as a BMus in Musicology and a BA in English Literature from Northwestern University.

Find Garrett tweeting @21cmediagroup

Susan Mumford


Susan Mumford is a game-changer in the 21st Century art world. She’s an entrepreneur, mentor, speaker and author. While running a gallery in Soho, London, she founded the Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD), a non-profit trade network with London, New York and Virtual chapters. Several years later, she started a social enterprise called Be Smart About Art, which helps art world professionals thrive in a changing industry. The organization’s motto is: “Art is your life. Make it your living.” In late 2015, her first book was published: Art is your life. Make it your living.

Find Susan tweeting @susanjmumford

Inspired by the NYFA Source Hotline, #ArtistHotline is dedicated to creating an ongoing online conversation around the professional side of artistic practice. #ArtistHotline occurs on the third Wednesday of each month on Twitter. Our goal is to help artists discover the resources needed, online and off, to develop sustainable careers. This initiative is supported by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

Image: Rhubarb participates in #ArtistHotline, credit: Maria Villafranca; Garrett Eng, credit: 21C Media Group; Susan Mumford, credit: Chris King

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