July 16, 2-3pm
Artist Workshop: Press Release Writing for Beginners
Learn the components of press releases and the basics of writing effective ones for your next outreach campaign. This one hour workshop will help artists and creatives without communications experience promote their own projects to different audiences.
About the Instructor
Shama Rahman is a marketing specialist who works at the Whitney Museum of American Art and previously gained experience at the Guggenheim Museum and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). She has developed successful outreach campaigns for the exhibition "Transitions: New Photography from Bangladesh" at the Bronx Museum and the West Coast contemporary art magazine Carla. In addition to creating content strategies about exhibitions and institutional programming, Shama provides support to creatives in the visual art community with individual job, residency, and higher education applications. Her first workshop at Equity Gallery explored writing and editing artist statements.