What We Do

Are you asking any of the following questions at this juncture in your artistic career:

What galleries is my work well suited for? What shows do I qualify for? What social media strategies will increase my following? How do I develop long-term relationships in the visual arts market? Is it really possible to sustain a creative practice while selling my art?

Shoebox PR is LA’s fastest growing artist management, marketing and support system for visual artists. Founded and led by artists, we get it. We’ve asked these questions. We’ve done the research. We have the experience. And now we’re here to offer artists fuel to more effectively steer success toward their professional goals and aspirations.

We believe in artist autonomy combined with professional collaboration. We work with artists who not only show considerable talent, but have a drive to succeed and to take ownership over their professional careers.

Invest in your success and contact us today!

 

Ways We Fuel Artist Success

We grant access to an extensive network of resources in the Los Angeles art scene and offer individualized services based on the artist’s needs, including but not limited to: Business coaching, artistic feedback, publicity support, social media activity, press coverage and more.

 

Our Services

 

Artist Management

Shoebox PR is building a network of select visual artists who are passionate about their practice and ready to move forward in their careers. We specialize in helping talented contemporary artists create a presence in the art world. Our VIP package focuses on marketing and promotion through social networking strategy, media relations, curator engagement and more. Artists with our management package receive personalized services that allow them to build their network and marketing strategies, but most importantly, as client of Shoebox PR you will become part of an exclusive community of talented and motivated contemporary artists who will offer support, friendship and guidance as you work towards your goals.

Package includes:

  • Social media PR on Shoebox platforms
  • Social media management (See social media management package below)
  • solo exhibition PR including press release and media distribution
  • Calendar event listings
  • Call for Art subscription – every 2 weeks
  • Gallery recommendations
  • Once-a-month artist group
  • Studio visits
  • Consultation
    • Examples include: Mailing Lists, CV, Artist Statements, Bios, Website, Business Cards, Postcards, Brochures

 

Artist Support

If you love doing your own social media, this is the package for you. While you are expanding your audience through your network, we can help by supporting you with ours.

Package includes:

  • Social media PR on Shoebox platforms
  • Call for Art subscription – every 2 weeks
  • solo exhibition PR including press release and media distribution
  • Calendar event listings
  • Gallery recommendations
  • Once-a-month artist group
  • Studio visits
  • Consultation
    • Examples include: Mailing Lists, CV, Artist Statements, Bios, Website, Business Cards, Postcards, Brochures

 

Social Media Management

Let the experts at Shoebox PR run your social media. We will ghost post consistent, engaging content to build your audience and draw buyers to your website and events.

Package includes:

  • 2 platforms; Facebook and Instagram
    • Digital engagement
    • content creation
    • social and digital marketing strategy
    • create buzz and branding

 

Consultation/Coaching

Shoebox PR will provide you with critique and assessment of your work to show you where you fit into LA’s art conversation. We will help you establish goals that will enhance your creative practice and meet your business objectives.  Our team will offer you feedback and suggestions on marketing and social media strategies that will help you move your career forward. Our Consultation/Coaching service can be scheduled in our office or in your studio.

 

Event/Exhibition PR

When you’re the art event coordinator, you have your hands full of a million little details that all need your attention. If you turn your marketing over to Shoebox PR, you can rest assured that our expert and experienced team will get your event noticed.

Our Exhibition PR includes:

  • Writing press release
  • Press release distribution
    • Targeted: local, national, art and subject related media
  • Calendar Listings – Targeted: regional and art related
  • Social Media Promotion
    • Sharing your event on Shoebox PR’s accounts: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Facebook Groups – Targeted: regional and art related
  • Postcard labels to select list of institutions: Galleries, museums, colleges, non-profits
  • Email newsletter to our list of institutions, curators, galleries.
  • We can run your Facebook Page and Instagram accounts for an additional fee for the duration of the event

Social Media PR

We can help you get your event noticed on social media. Using Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, we will promote your event across Shoebox PR’s platforms as well as our select list of art and regional Facebook groups. Your event will be seen by our large following of art influencers, curators, gallerists, collectors and more.

 

Press Release Distribution

This is an ala carte press package which includes writing and distributing a press release to our mailing list of press contacts including publications, blogs and writers. We will also post your event to regional and art related calendars.