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By Mn Artists
November 5, 2014

1.) Log in to your account, go to the My Stuff tab, and click on Add Artwork in the left sidebar.

2.) Enter the Title of the work you’re adding.

3.) Click the plus (+) sign to add your work sample to your profile.

To upload an image or text file:

Use the first tab you see, marked Upload.

Note the allowed file types: txt, jpg, png, pdf, gif, jpeg.

All files must be less than 2 MB.

To upload a sound or video file hosted elsewhere:

Click the Web tab, and enter the pertinent URL or embed code.

Supported providers include YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, and Flickr.

4.) To add additional files to this work sample, click the plus (+) sign you see below, marked “Add another file to this work.” This is helpful if you’d like to show different works in a series, provide photo and video documentation of a performance, offer different views of a sculpture, provide a cover image to accompany a text file, etc. (To add a separate, unrelated work sample, you’ll want to go back to Add Artwork after you complete each individual form.)

4.) To add additional files to this work sample, click the plus (+) sign you see below, marked “Add another file to this work.” This is helpful if you’d like to show different works in a series, provide photo and video documentation of a performance, offer different views of a sculpture, provide a cover image to accompany a text file, etc. (To add a separate, unrelated work sample, you’ll want to go back to Add Artwork after you complete each individual form.)

5.) In the Medium or Genre field, enter your own description for the artwork. Note that whatever you write here will be displayed above the representative image in search results.

7.) Fill out the Created Date for your work sample.

8.) Add the Dimensions/Duration of the work sample.

9.) Fill out the Excerpts field if you are using this work sample to apply to an opportunity directly through Mn Artists. Refer to the guidelines affiliated with that particular opportunity for specific instructions.

10.) In the Venue field, try typing in the name of the venue presenting your work (if applicable) to see if the venue is already saved in our system. To add details about a new venue, click the plus (+) sign.

11.) Credit any other artists involved with your work sample.

12.) Include your work sample under as many Subject/Concept categories as you like. These broad terms are meant to create links between artworks in different disciplines, and checking them allows the artwork to be found under those thematic terms in search results. If you don’t see terms that describe your work, we encourage you to include descriptors of your own in the Tags field below.

13.) Enter a Description of the work sample.

14.) Check the For Sale box if you want the artwork to be listed as available for sale in search results.

15.) Check the Private box if you want the artwork to be hidden from your public profile.

16.) Use the URL field to include any external links: reviews, calendar listings, where the work is for sale, etc. Do not enter any video or sound links here because the media will not embed.

17.) To edit your artwork after you’ve saved it, click on Manage, next to the Add Artwork tab. You’ll see a table of all your uploaded public and private artworks, and links to edit each.

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