Artist Portfolio FAQ

Interested in having an Artist Portfolio gallery hosted by WAAL?

  • First, become a WAAL member!
  • Next, complete the Artist Portfolio Request form.
  • Then, Submit your payment to the league treasurer and we’ll get you online fast!
  • Finally, gather up to ten (10) images of your favorite pieces, your Artist Bio in PDF format, and a personal profile photo, and submit them through our online file upload tool.

 

What size and format should I use when creating images to submit for my Artist Portfolio gallery?

  • Images should be saved in JPG or PNG format and fit within a maximum resolution of 1000px by 1000px or a minimum resolution of 800px by 800px. See the illustrations below to better understand these constraints.

Square Example:

1000x1000Landscape Example:

Ax1000

Portrait Example:

1000xB

What can I include in my Artist Biography?

  • We limit Artist’s Biography to 800 characters (including spaces). This amount of text will appear closely to the example paragraph below in size and word count:

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    Firstname Lastname
    emailaddress@serviceprovider.com

  • Write about how you got started in art.
  • What your passion is behind your work.
  • Significant awards and showings.
  • Contact information if you would like to receive direct communication.
  • Links to your social media accounts or personal website.

I have my images and biography ready, how do I upload them for review and inclusion in my Artist Portfolio gallery?

  • Once your Artist Portfolio Request application and payment have been processed, you should receive a Member’s login username and password. Use this information to login to the website from the Member’s menu.
  • Then use the Upload Files page to submit your content.
  • Review this document for full instructions on how to upload your files from various types of devices: Upload Images to WAAL

 

If you have any further questions, please use the Contact Form to submit them to the WAAL webmaster.

 

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