This fall Creative Capital is launching a new series of workshops on career documentation and archiving for artists, with a specific focus on Black artists. These workshops address the challenges artists face around preservation and legacy-making, particularly in the wake of larger systemic and historical erasures. In advance of this series, we interviewed our workshop leaders, who shared some helpful advice.
While there are many ways to connect with a fan base these days, email—a service that is decades old—is the most direct way to get information in front of an engaged digital network. In this article, we will review some best practices for building your email contacts, sending out regular emails, and keeping people in your network informed and interested in your career.