Renee Paola Artist Network: Digital Portfolio & Social Media

Date: Friday 12 May

Time: 1.00 – 3.30pm

Cost:  $50/$40 Health Care Card

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Workshop Description

In my session, I will present ways for artists and designers to capture and showcase their work in a digital format; workshop ways to better connect, network, and promote through social media platforms. We will explore ways to better digitize art and design works for every use, such as email and producing PDF files. We will spend some time focussing on developing an artist statement or elevator pitch and CVs. This is a chance for practicing creatives to stop, reflect, and review their body of work and for those emerging to consider ways to promote and become confident in showcasing their work. I would encourage people to bring along any marketing or self-promotion items they already may have that could need a ‘refresh’ or peer review.

Artist Bio

Renee is a multi-faceted graphic designer who has lived and worked in the north east of Victoria for over 20 years. Working mainly as a print designer; her portfolio also includes digital work and signage, both commercially and personal project work. Renee is also an art & design educator and has returned to this in a full time capacity for GOTAFE in 2023.

Renee is passionate and focussed on re-connecting the regional art & design community following COVID closures – through education, networking, skills sharing and professional development opportunities at GOTAFE. “I would love to see GOTAFE become a centre of excellence in art & design for the NE Region – we have a wonderful facility here and we are in a position to facilitate not only vocational oriented outcomes, but also personal and community minded projects or workshops.