Do You Have A Digital Strategy for Your Arts Career?

Marshall Ayers Branding, Career Advice, Digital Media, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Writing

You’re a young artist (or dancer, actor, musician, animator) and you have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, you’re on Instagram and blog sporadically on Tumblr, maybe you’ve even shot a few You Tube videos. You don’t always remember to update your website and you feel kind of conflicted about “marketing” yourself, but you know you have to put yourself …

Top 5 Tips for Portfolio Reviews

Rebecca Tuynman Drawing, Student Resources, Visual Arts

If you’re a student thinking about applying to art school, it’s that time of year: portfolio reviews. Whether you are going to a college fair or having an admissions appointment at a school, you will need to bring a portfolio of artwork to show to the admissions representative. As Education Manager at Ryman Arts I’ve overseen ten years of college fairs, …

About The Bots

Jacqueline Abelson Career Advice, Music, Songwriting, Uncategorized

Can you name any other band that has performed at The Festival Circuit, Coachella, Outside Lands, Bonnaroo, Riotfest, Shindig, Afropunk, Japan’s Summer Sonic, Sasquatch, Fun Fun Fun Fest, as well as National Dates with Dropkick Murphys, all while being under the age of 21? Didn’t think so. The answer to “name that band”? The Bots. Brothers and bandmates Mikaiah Lei (vocals …

Artzray 1 Year Anniversary Tee Shirt

Marshall Ayers Cool

Artzray 1 Year Anniversary Tee Original Ltd. First Edition! Artzray is celebrating our first year of publication by launching a tee shirt campaign. Artzray is an e-zine for young creatives who want to explore careers in the arts. It’s also a place for pros and mentors to offer their support. Buy an Artzray tee shirt today and help us continue …

CSSSA People – Pablo Lopez

Heidi Kershaw Acting, College, Conservatory, High School, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Playwriting, Sponsors, Summer Program

“Being an artist is such a lucky thing to be.” Meet Pablo! Pablo Lopez attended the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) Theater program in 2012. As a high school student, he didn’t know what to expect from the experience, but he was open to whatever was going to happen that summer. He admits, “Little did I know …