In the meantime, did you know that you can share invite links that make the newly joining users automatically follow you? Simply tick that checkbox.
You can distribute the invite links on your other social media or gallery sites!
Art Alley is a Mastodon server for artists and commissioners, as well as people who just like looking at art. Share your finished pieces, works in progress, changes to your commissions status and your livestreams, or whatever else you want, really!