If you are innovative and creative enough, your art creations will speak for themselves, and you can become popular and recognized within your local community quicker than you can even imagine. Even you can acclaim national and international fame for your unique style of the art you create.
Trying different and creative styles can help you become a recognized artist within your local community. Try to be different from other artists of your medium, so that people by seeing at your pieces of art immediately recognize you for your different style.
For commercial promotion of your art and to give yourself a recognition, you will have to think on the commercial lines. In this case you can also acquire services of a professional, who can help you with techniques and steps how you can promote yourself as an artists locally, nationally and internationally.
Holding regular exhibition of your art is also a way to help yourself earn fame quickly locally. When you organize exhibition of your art, also keep some pieces on sale in the event. When people buy your art pieces, they can recognize you for the art you have created. They own your brand and talk about it.
Being a part of your own community - the community of artists - also helps in quick recognition. The artists can recommend you to different people for your unique style of art, and how you use different materials more creatively than others.
Invite media to your exhibitions frequently and also keep feeding information about your art and yourself to different media outlets, especially your local ones, on a regular basis. The media tool can quickly give you recognition in the local community.
Donation of art pieces to libraries or galleries also helps sometimes in recognition of yourself in the local community. People regularly visit these galleries and libraries, especially the art lovers, and they will recognize you quickly when they see your art next time. Donation can also attract and motivate other people to buy your art.