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Friday, October 4 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Blogging for Creatives: How Artists, Designers and DIYers Show Creative Inspiration and Tell the Stories Behind Their Work

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Calling all professional artists, designers and DIYers! Join creative geniuses Jeanetta, Rachel and Dariela for a conversation all about how to use social media, including blogs, to: - connect with other artists/designers and like-minded people; - give a voice, face and personality to your brand; - show creative inspiration and tell the stories behind your work; - get interviews on other creative blogs and sites for exposure; - reach out to potential clients, work associates or collaborators; - expand on your portfolio; - show work behind the scenes, techniques, diy’s, work-in-progress, sneak peaks of their work and other creative processes using social media such as Twitter, Dribble, Vine, Vimeo and You Tube - have a space to express yourself, your ideas, thoughts and reccurring topics; - introduce new work, press and announcements; - monetize your site to help fund your art/design career; and - common social media platforms creatives should be using (vimeo, dribble, twitter, pinterest, facebook to name a few).

Speakers
avatar for Dariela Cruz

Dariela Cruz

Co-Founder, Dari Design Studio
Dariela is an established graphic designer and blogger based in San Diego, California. After working in corporate environments for 15 years, Dariela co-founded "Dari Design Studio", a full house studio offering a broad range of design services. She also runs a bilingual lifestyle blog, Mami Talks, which is full of culture, stories and inspirations infused with her unique designs and photographic touch.
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Jeanetta Gonzales

Founder, Jeanetta Gonzales Art and Design
Jeanetta Gonzales is a Los Angeles based designer, blogger and licensed artist. A self professed “design junkie”, she enjoys documenting the beauty of her surroundings. An overload of inspiration and ideas prompted Jeanetta to create her blog, Jeanetta Gonzales Art & Design, as a place to share trends and influencers as well as her body of graphic design, patterns and illustration work. There's even an online store where you can... Read More →
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Rachel Matos

The Art Muse
Born in New York, NY and now Los Angeles based, Rachel Matos, an art historian and painter, is the photographer and writer behind the lifestyle blog The Art Muse. The blog launched in 2010 and includes splashes of art, thoughts about personal style and creative ideas for stylish living. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts and pursuing graduate work in Modern Art and Critical Studies at Columbia University, Rachel has worked in the... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm
International South

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