October 6, 2016 – October 6, 2016
Visual Artists Ireland
This session examines how you as an artist can communicate about and market your practice. Emma Dwyer will give you the basic tools for communications and digital marketing. Topics covered will include: how to write clear understandable and engaging copy whether for web, press releases or social media; digital marketing and how best to use it including websites and social media; how and where to pitch to press; and how to present and disseminate promotional materials. Emma Dwyer will draw on her experience of working in communications in various arts organisations, including her most recent role as Communications Manager for EVA International.
Emma Dwyer has experience in various areas of the arts including architecture, theatre, publishing and visual art. Her expertise is in arts communications. She has held roles in Dublin Contemporary 2011, mother’s tankstation, Irish Architecture Foundation and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre and is currently working as Communications Manager with EVA International. Alongside a healthy obsession with the internet, Emma loves publishing and has in the past edited various art publications including Oh, Francis, in circulation from 2009 to 2012 and worked as the editor of Dublin 4 local newspaper, NewsFour. Emma holds a degree in English, Media and Cultural Studies from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and a masters in Art in the Contemporary World from National College of Art and Design, Dublin.