Social | #ArtistHotline: September 20 Artist Professional Development Day

Social | #ArtistHotline: September 20 Artist Professional Development Day

Turn a new leaf with #ArtistHotline by joining the conversation on Twitter.

Here’s hoping your summer was a productive one for your art-making! Autumn can be a great time to harness some of those creative juices and direct them towards the business of your art. Hoping to apply for an exciting project grant and looking for application tips? Or is your studio full of new work that you’d like to see hanging on a gallery wall? Join #ArtistHotline this month for advice on professional development questions like these and many others.

#ArtistHotline is an all-day Twitter chat that takes place on the third Wednesday of each month. NYFA staff, arts and culture organizations from across the country, and individual artists join together each month via Twitter to create a shared platform of knowledge and support. You can join this online community on September 20 anytime between 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM EST by including the hashtag #ArtistHotline in each related tweet. We want to hear your questions and tips for best practices!

“Archiving & Protecting Your Work” Guest Chat

As part of the day, we’ll host a Guest Chat on “Archiving & Protecting Your Work.″ From 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST, we’ll hear from Guest Tweeters Ashley Blewer, an audiovisual archivist, Dr. Eric Colleary, Cline Curator of Theatre & Performing Arts at the Harry Ransom Center, and Margaret Holben Ellis, President of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). 

How to Join the #ArtistHotline Conversation

We hope you’ll help us end the summer strong with #ArtistHotline. Here’s how you can join in throughout the day:

Want to participate but not sure how the day’s chat will play out? Try reading our Tips to Take Best Advantage of the Day. Then, chime in on Twitter on September 20!

Inspired by the NYFA Source Hotline, #ArtistHotline is an initiative 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.

Images: Patti Capaldi (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artist Books ‘99); social media images: Hey Paul

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