Supporting artists is essential for the health, growth, and innovation of our community. If you are an artist looking to take your art to the next level professionally or make your art your livelihood, join our Artists in Action webinars series, designed to give you the skills you need to turn passion into profit.
Bob and Kate Burridge will share how to make Pinterest work for you as an online exhibition gallery space for 2022. How to set-up your social media account, post your work and get comfortable, without getting overwhelmed. Pinterest and other social media choices can be great tools when it comes to promotion. Bob and Kate will present a straightforward plan and help you create your own strategy.
The session will include:
- How to register for Pinterest
- How to make Pinterest work for you
- Posting and other Info
- Expand your “Pins”
- Selling on Social Media
Robert Burridge was an Industrial Designer who, after 25 years in the business, left the corporate world to be a full time, contemporary painter. Today he is a juror for international exhibits, college and national workshop instructor and is the Honorary President of the International Society of Acrylic Painters. His honors include the Franklin Mint Award and the prestigious Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s Crest Medal for Achievement in the Arts. Bob’s work is featured in many books and magazines, on cruise ships, Starbucks Coffee mugs, Pearl Vodka bottles and on eight commercial tapestries. Burridge’s paintings are sold in galleries worldwide. He has published two books: “Robert Burridge’s Loosen Up and Studio Notes” and “Hot Art Marketing: The Business of Selling your Art.”
Kate Burridge has over 20 years experience in international marketing, promotion, and professional presentations. Besides managing her husband Bob Burridge’s art career, Kate is also an author, lecturer and consultant to a long list of art associations and agencies in the United States. Kate developed “Art Marketing: The Business of Selling Your Art,” an eight-week course that she and Robert Burridge taught at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California. She also authored “News Releases: Getting the Media to Work for You,” published by Art Calendar Magazine. Kate and Bob have written for Art Calendar magazine, Fine Arts Magazine and the ISAP (International Society of Acrylic Painters) Newsletter.