COVID-19 shutdown has been severe on glass artists, as social distancing has
made it challenging for these artists to showcase their masterpieces to a
broader audience base.
that doesn’t mean you give up your glass artist career. The power of the
Internet enables artists to order art
glass supplies with a few
clicks to sell their artworks without leaving the comfort and safety of their
homes, so, why not use it to show your artworks?
artists across the globe are swapping physical art galleries for digital
platforms to reach a larger audience.
on, as we talk about the new normal in the world of art.
#1. Join Social Media With a Well-Crafted Artist Profile
media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn are the
modern means to establish your identity as a glass artist among your
prospective audience base and build brand recognition for the glass art
strong brand identity is invaluable to communicate your credibility to your
peers, business associates, and customers.
thing is for sure that social media isn’t a fad, it is amongst the most
powerful means and a fundamental shift in the way artists communicate.
can receive instant feedback on your latest masterpiece, drive visitors to your
online store, gain inspiration or even sell your artworks over social media.
The opportunities are endless when on social media!
#2. Make Yourself Active on YouTube
you know after Google, YouTube is the biggest search engine? Dedicated videos
on YouTube are an excellent means to reach out to a wider audience and increase
your fan base.
need to know that you don’t have to be the next James Cameron to generate
thousands of views and increase traffic to your site.
are exciting and a nice break from regular attending art events. It is
convenient to upload a video on YouTube, and then embed it on your professional
If you are a glass artist, show your fans and aspiring artists how to fuse COE90 glass using different art glass supplies and advanced techniques.
can also create videos that present the walkthrough of your physical exhibits.
It makes your artwork more tangible, no matter where your audience is in the
#3. Join Online Art Communities
the best way to connect with your prospective audience is by joining &
actively posting on various forums. There are hundreds of different online
communities for glass artists, so Google and search for the right one that
appeals to you.
community has its unique set of guidelines, so thoroughly read them before
joining. The large communities are best to gain new work ideas and promote your
art pieces. Small communities are good to find your potential buyers.
#4. Submit Your Artwork for Online Contests
of the lesser-known ways to gain your glass art fans is to join as many online
contests with your best art piece.
matter whether you win or lose, your artwork reaches a whole new group of
people; making promoters & judges aware of your glass art skills.
a promoter or judge likes your artwork, they may follow your art journey, and
down the line, you’ll generate leads and make sales, overall gain publicity.
Some online contests give exciting good monetary prizes.