How to Succeed as a 21st Century Artist with Kristine Schomaker – (One session)
Photo by Kristine Schomaker

How to Succeed as a 21st Century Artist with Kristine Schomaker – (One session)

  • September 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seminar – Part of Exposure Weekend 2019
Learn the intricacies and strategies for being a successful (whatever that means to you) artist in the 21st Century from artist, curator, publisher, art manager, lecturer Kristine Schomaker.

The seminar covers:
– What social media platforms are best for artists and how to use them effectively
– How to build your own support system of artists and peers
– Who you need to know and the delicate art of networking
– Real world practical advice to help artists move their career/artwork forward.
– Why you should investigate alternative ways of showing over gallery representation
– Strategies, advice and resources for building up your business of being an artist.

Kristine wants emerging artists to succeed in their practice. Through her company Shoebox PR, she has been helping visual artists create a presence in the art world through social media strategy, networking, curator engagement, community and more. An artist herself, Kristine understands how much the route to success as an artist has changed in the 21st century. With considerable expertise in networking online and off, Kristine offers seminar
participants the tools, tricks and tips for hands-on control of their careers. Working to create and cultivate art communities throughout Los Angeles and beyond, Kristine is building a support network for artists through influencers, collectors, curators and especially your own artist peers who are all of these things.

Kristine Schomaker ( is an Art Historian, Curator, Publisher, Art Manager and multidisciplinary artist living and working at the Brewery artist complex and Keystone Art Space in Los Angeles, California. She earned her BA in Art History and MA in Studio Art from California State University at Northridge where she studied under Betty Ann Brown and Samantha Fields. In 2014 Kristine founded Shoebox PR aimed at helping artists gain a presence in the art world.

Kristine started an open critique meet-up that takes place every 2-3 months, runs an alternative art space, Shoebox Projects at the Brewery and is an Art Activator for the organization Artists Thrive. She founded the Facebook groups: Artists Trading Co and Artist Classifieds and created a researched subscription program for calls-for-art for artists.

Kristine is also the publisher of Art and Cake a contemporary L.A. Art magazine reviewing shows, interviewing art influencers and covering art world events that will impact how the Los Angeles art scene will be remembered. Kristine has taught art history at Antelope Valley College and Pasadena City College, formed an artist collective in Los Angeles and has organized and curated numerous art exhibitions throughout Southern California. She is currently on two non-profit boards as the social media manager for the Brewery Artwalk and Communications manager for the California State University Northridge Arts Alumni Association.

Her mission is to create community among artists and the art world in order to help each other thrive. Through social practice and engagement and influenced by artists such as Kim Abeles, Alexandra Grant, and Samantha Fields as well as past influencers: Peggy Guggenheim and Gertrude Stein, Kristine is interested in using art and community, education and expression to cultivate change.

One Session Seminar
Date: Saturday, September 14, 10 am – 12 pm
Enrollment Limit: 30 students
Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels.
Tuition: $55 Early Bird (on or before August 1); $75 Regular (after August 1); $45 LACP Member

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13480 Maxella Avenue, Marina del Rey, California, 90292, United States