Guide - Publicity for art competitions & open exhibitions


A Making A Mark Guide:
How to get publicity for juried art competitions and open exhibitions

This publication is available as a pdf file and can be downloaded FREE below - for personal use only (see copyright notice)

What do your previews look like?
Who is this guide for?
What does this guide cover?
This spreadsheet is for:
  • organisers of art competitions and open exhibitions
  • Board / Committee members of relevant art societies or organising groups
  • people who think there's some scope to improve on current perfornance

It helps you to:
  • identify how to get publicity for an art competition or open exhibition
  • how to keep costs down and get publicity for free
  • how to make sure your marketing is both efficient and effective
This Making A Mark Guide provides a checklist of various action points - plus notes - associated with:
  • managing who organises the marketing
  • making the most of the opportunities for free publicity
  • obtaining, sizing and processing images for publication
  • information that needs to be published for artists and exhibition visitors
  • organising an informative press release and press preview
  • making the most of the presentation of prizes

Making A Mark Publications - FREE!

Making A Mark Guide - Organising competitions and exhibitions.pdf 369.5KB A Making A Mark Guide: How to get publicity for juried art competitions and open exhibitions

COPYRIGHT NOTICE:   Copyright Katherine Tyrrell - All rights reserved unless otherwise indicated You may NOT copy or use any of the guides for commercial purposes in a workshop or in any other fee-paying context.  If you wish to use these free publications for commercial purposes please contact Katherine Tyrrell for licence and details about fee rates. See About Katherine Tyrrell page for email address

READ: Making A Mark - A Making A Mark Guide: The Art of Writing a Press Release
: Making A Mark - How to calculate the cost of entering a juried art exhibition