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August, 2016


Summer Newsletter

We hope everyone is having a creative and fulfilling summer. Here at Artspan we're constantly working on new ways to share and feature your work, and we'd like to take this opportunity to remind you to keep your site up-to-date and showcase-ready. If you have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Tumblr accounts (and we recommend that you do) you can link to them from your Artspan site. Make sure your site is mobile-friendly, and have some fun playing with various templates and styles. You can customize your site by changing colors, fonts, and background images at any time. Check our tutorials for detailed instructions on making design changes to your site, or contact the Help Desk for suggestions or even a complete Website Makeover.

New Calendar Feature

We've received quite a few requests for a calendar feature on member sites. You can now create a calendar page using Google Calendar. You can use this to announce dates of shows or for any other events you'd like to share with your fans. If you wish to use this feature, follow the directions found on the link when you click "Create a New Page."
In August, you get one month free if you refer one artist; two months free if you refer two, and FOUR months free if you refer three new artists to Artspan. Our best offer ever! Go to your control panel and click on "Get Free Months."

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won 2nd Place Prize ($2000) at the 2016 Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and the Trawick Foundation. Jurors included curators from the Baltimore Museum of Art, The National Portrait Gallery and a Professor of Art at the University of Virginia.
has pinhole work at the A.Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas. She also has an Interview of the photographer Becky Ramotowski published in the e-zine SXSE in their July/August issue.
memoir Escape Artist will Be published by Seven Stories Press and distributed by Penguin Random House.
had the honor of being included in the inaugural Portal Art Fair at Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street, NY.

Staff Picks

Denise in support likes Thyra Moore's dimensional abstract art.
Claire the content editor loves Peg Grady's witty, thought-provoking drawings, paintings and stitchings.

Summer Featured Sites