Effective Social Media Engagement
with Matthew Deleget
Thursday, January 31, 6 – 8pm
Free for current Keyholder Residency artists
$12 for LESP Studio Renters and current Members
$15 for all other artists
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Geared to visual artists working across all disciplines and at all levels of experience, this two-hour workshop will cover social media best practices for communicating effectively about your work, ideas, research, process, and exhibitions with the purpose of expanding and deepening your connection with the public. The workshop will also address related topics, such as goal setting, personal values, communication strategies, and the monetization of your social media presence. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn will all be discussed.
Matthew Deleget is an artist, curator, and arts worker. He is a co-founder of MINUS SPACE, a gallery based in Brooklyn, NY, specializing in contemporary reductive abstract art, and represents pioneering, emerging and established artists and estates from the United States, Europe, South America, and Australasia. He also teaches in the MFA Fine Arts Department at the School of Visual Arts, NYC; Low-Res MFA Program at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; and Professional Development Program at Creative Capital, NYC.
As an artist, Matthew is represented by Alejandra von Hartz Gallery (Miami, FL) and Dr. Julius | AP (Berlin, Germany). His works have been exhibited nationally and internationally including the 2014 Whitney Biennial by Michelle Grabner at the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY); MoMA/P.S.1 (Long Island City, NY); Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, NY); Herbert F. Johnson Museum (Ithaca, NY); Bass Museum of Art (Miami, FL); and Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (Indianapolis, IN). Matthew’s work has been reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Flash Art, Artnet Magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer, among others. He is a member of American Abstract Artists, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Artist Advisory Committee, and the board of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.
He holds an MFA in Painting and an MS in Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, and a BA in Art and German from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN. Matthew lives with his wife, artist Rossana Martinez, and son Mateo in Brooklyn, NY.