How To Network For Artists

Networking yourself is a challenging task. Here are a few tips on how you can network yourself as an artist.

FIND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Find opportunities where you can network.
  • Search for events in your local are or nearest big city.
  • Join groups online or in person that make sense for you.
  • Do your research. There are opportunities out there for you to network yourself as an artist.

LEARN HOW TO TALK ABOUT YOURSELF

  • Learn how to talk about yourself and others.
  • Practice talking about your work in the mirror.
  • Develop a rough idea about how you can introduce yourself as an artist. “Hi! I’m ____, I’m an artist. I focus on ____.” Get creative.
  • Ask people about what they do as a way to bring up that you are an artist.
  • People love talking about themselves. Ask as many questions about them as possible. It will be a memorable interaction for whoever you are talking to because you took interest in their life.

CONNECT

  • Let your main goal for networking be connection.
  • People will remember genuine connection.
  • Connect with as many people as possible and opportunities will come.

GIVE OUT STICKERS OR BUSINESS CARDS

  • When you meet people, give them a business card, or even better, a really dope sticker with your art and info. Trust me on this one. People love stickers. Get the high quality sh*%. People appreciate quality.

What are your networking tips?

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