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In order to keep the participation fees as low as possible and make this event a success, we rely on artist volunteers. We ask every participating artist to volunteer at least six hours to help make the event the best that it can be. Many of the volunteer opportunities are listed here. If you have an idea of how you can help but don't see it listed here, send us a short e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us about your idea and include how we can reach you for further discussion.
To volunteer send an e-mail to email@example.com
Support SVOS with the design and production of artist recruiting, event marketing collateral and advertising.
Write stories about art and artists for the web site that art targeted to the art buying public. This will include interviewing (via phone, e-mail, or in person) various artists and writing the "Profile of an Artist" story monthly during the year. (More frequently during March and April). In addition, other short stories about art related topics such as "Understanding Different Styles", "How to Identify Quality Artwork", as well as similar topics.
Work with registration manager to ensure that data for registered artists is entered into the SVOS on-line database and that the web page for each artists displays accurate information. Volunteers will be trained in the use of the SVOS data entry system and can enter data from their own internet connected computer. Following a short training session, you will enter artists registration information during the months of December and January. This will require 4 to 6 hours and can be spread out over three or four weeks.
Support SVOS in marketing their events throughout the year, especially for the May Open Studios.
Support SVOS in marketing their events throughout the year, with strategy and execution of relevant social media placements.