Artists Maintenance help

Includes: Searching artists, Adding a new artist, Editing an artist, Artists’ biographies, Deleting artists

Search

  1. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists]
  2. Either select an artist by scrolling through the list, or enter a minimum of 3 letters to search, and hit {Enter}, then select the artist
  3. No need to refresh between searches
  4. You can reverse the order, by clicking on the header of any column
Tip: All drop down lists besides Community can be updated clicking [pencil] next to the drop down list or through Admin at the menu.
NB: Country, Father and Mother Country, Birth Place and Outstation all use the same list 'Locations' in Admin.

Adding a new artist, or adding/editing an artist’s photo

  1. Go to: [Catalogue] > select [Add Artist]
    Or
  2. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists] and click [+] at the bottom left of the grid to add a new artist 
  3. Minimum details are first name, surname, DOB, gender, suburb (enter first three letters to trigger a search)
  4. Enter other details – as many as possible
  5. To add/change a photo of the Artist click [Change] to insert (and edit)
  6. Click [Save]

Editing artists: new photo, changed and new details

  1. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists]. Either select an artist, by scrolling or enter a minimum of 3 letters to search, and hit {enter}, then select the artist
  2. Click [Edit]
  3. Make changes, or add information
  4. To amend a photo of the Artist click [Change] to insert (and edit)
  5. Click [Save]

Artworks: browse or edit artworks by a selected artist

  1. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists]. Either select an artist by scrolling through the list, or enter a minimum of 3 letters to search, and hit {Enter}, then select the artist
  2. All artworks are listed. List can be sorted by any category – click the column header (list order can be reversed by clicking again)
  3. Click on the required artwork. (this takes you to a different section of SAM where you can manage and edit artworks)
  4. Click {back} to return to 'Artists’ page and Artworks list

Artists’ Biographies, including print and email

  1. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists]  and select an artist, then hit {enter}
  2. Click [Biography], this will open the artist’s biography. You can then [Print] or [Save As] to export the biography in a range of formats
  3. Click [Email Biography]
  4. Enter email details, click [Submit]

Deleting Artists

  1. Go to: [Search] > select [Search Artists] and select an artist, then hit {enter}
  2. Click [Delete], this will ask you to confirm the delete. (You should not delete artists that have artworks or payments)

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