Creative Manitoba: ​Artist Boot Camp: Social Media for Artists with Cori Jaye Elston, November 27

Artist Boot Camp: Social Media for Artists with Cori Jaye Elston
Date: Wednesday, November 27
Location: MAWA

Time: 7-9:30pm

$10 for members of MAWA or Creative Manitoba; $20 for non-members. No need to register, just show up! People of all genders welcome!

Learn how to leverage social media platforms to build your audience and support your art practice. This workshop will cover the basics of using social media. We will discuss how to work with the intricacies of algorithms, how to run advertisements through Facebook and Instagram, how to reach your niche market using hashtags, and much more. In addition, we will chat about the importance of providing your viewers with top-notch content and engaging storytelling. While everyone has a different relationship with social media, you can focus on which strategies and platforms will be best for you and your art practice. Please bring along your cell phone or tablet for this active workshop.

Cori Jaye Elston is a visual artist and teacher who creates vibrant surrealist pop-art paintings in order to spread positive messages to the community. She uses her knowledge, gained as a student at Ontario College of Art and Design and a graduate of Red River College in Graphic Design, to self-promote her art practice, utilizing social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube and Patreon as catalysts.