The ArtSlant Basic Professional Profile
Available to artists, writers, curators, art professionals and art lovers. With the Basic Free Membership you can open your profile and begin adding your information and interacting with the ArtSlant network!
The Basic Free Professional Profile gives you a public profile with 60 images, a slideshow of your artwork, an exhibition history that you can create and manage, general information, and features to add your Bio or Statement and a Blog. All our profiles are highly optimized for search engines.
Because of our extensive exhibition listings, you may already be in ArtSlant. Please check our archives to find yourself before you begin. Here's How:
SEARCH FOR AN EXISTING PROFILE
You may already be in ArtSlant. Thousands of artists have been entered already because they have been actively exhibiting.
Before opening a new Profile, log in and do the following:
- Type your last name in our SEARCH box on our menu.
- Not found? Click on ARTISTS on our menu and search for yourself under Artists A-Z.
If you find yourself, open your page and claim it:
- Click on the link "Click here to claim your profile" shown under your name.
- If you find more than one profile under your name, notify email@example.com
CREATE A NEW Profile if you have no existing profile in ArtSlant
- Register on ArtSlant and return our verifying email.
- Hover over on >ADD in the top menu bar.
- Click on >Add Your Profile.
- Make your selections and complete your profile information as indicated.
- Locate your MANAGE MY PROFILE box on the right side of your Profile.
- Use the >Edit profile link to add General Info, Profile Photo, Bio, etc.
- Use the Artworks tab from your My Page (link in the top right) to create your artworks inventory and slideshow.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE STANDARD OR PORTFOLIO PROFILE
For Enhanced Artworks Management and professional caliber control and representation, you can subscribe to either our Standard or Portfolio Profile packages.
For more details and to start your free trial, click here.
Professional Portfolio Profile of ArtSlant artist, Luisa Mesa:
HINTS FOR ENHANCING YOUR PROFILE
- Be sure your name, city and country are entered correctly in the basic profile form.
- Your email address will be blind - add it so people can contact you.
- Lives In & Works In provides curators with valuable information. Lives in should indicate the city you currently live in. Works In should indicate the city where you make your work, or the location of your studio.
- Your first slideshow image should be very strong. Your slideshow collection should rotate from time to time.
- Make sure only your name is in Artist field on image captions.
- Images must be captioned and tagged to show in Google Image Search, and the ArtSlant ARTshow.
- Subscribe to the Standard or Portfolio Profile Manager to create a customized profile and better manage your artworks and online reputation.
MAXIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE
- After saving, find your controls in MANAGE MY PROFILE box on the right-side.
- Click on >edit profile to add your bio/statement and your personal thumbnail.
- Click on >add and edit images to create your slideshow. Notice you can easily adjust the order of your slides by clicking on the up and down arrows. Once you have subscribed to either the Standard or Portfolio Profile upgrade, you will have the Artworks Manager link to create collections and manage all of your image inventory.
- Click on >artist subscriptions to subscribe to Profile services.
- Images must be properly captioned and tagged for Google & ARTshow optimization.
- To see the captions as they appear on your work, go to ARTWORKS tab on your Profile page.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS
We know you want exposure and we would love to help you. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about our advertising packages for artists.
A SPECIAL REQUEST: Please do not add "exhibitions" that take place in online galleries, private residences, or other non-public venues. These will be eliminated from our Calendar and your Profile. Thanks for helping us to keep ArtSlant accurate and useful.