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How to Insta Like A Pro!

Saturday, October 28

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Use instagram like a pro to promote and highlight your practice.

With Twitter getting X’d, TikTok over-algorithmed and Facebook going Meta, Instagram is quite possibly the most effective social media platform to get your work out there.

Join Sue Lewry, artist and instagram ace, and learn how to insta like a pro! This online session is primarily for people seeking introductory skills. Sue will share what she’s learned about how to enjoy social media and find a purpose that serves your needs above the algorithms.

The workshop will cover the following themes:

– Instagram feed, stories and reels.

– How to promote your online presence on Instagram’.

– How to integrate lifestyle with art practice.

You can expect a mix of listening, a bit of interacting, short tasks, and homework before we start to get us into the groove. So jump in with Sue for this session if you want to gain new knowledge and be inspired to start posting on socials.

About Sue:

Sue is a Plymouth-based printmaker whose practice centres on collaborative making and photo collage. Before she pulled her first screen print back in 2013, she was a graphic designer & art director working in the fashion industry in London. Following her newfound passion for print, she completed a Masters in Printmaking in 2021 and was awarded the Principles Commendation Award from Arts University Plymouth. Sue now runs her print studio at Alma Yard, making high-quality, affordable print pieces alongside continued experimentation with paper and textile processes, including woodwork and doll-making.

In addition Sue is a Lecturer on BA (Hons) Graphic Design at AUP and regularly commissioned to deliver community projects and events using Colossal – an innovative mobile print workshop which Sue designed and constructed. Her colourful, playful, conversational project intends to bring print to the people, highlighting accessible, hands-on forms of engagement and igniting creativity in others through the agile art form of printmaking.

Sue has worked with arts organisations like The Box, KARST Contemporary Gallery, Take-A-Part, Plymouth Design Forum, Arts University Plymouth and Plymouth Culture. She is a Challenge and Support Partner to Mayflower Community Academy, bringing a perspective about how the arts can be applied realistically as a mechanism for change and community connection.

https://www.instagram.com/suelewry/

Book a spot here.

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