professional Development

Webinar: Visual Arts Round Table: Writers, with Claudia La Rocco & Matthew Deleget



Oct 23 2013


LOCATION

online

FORMAT

Online Learning

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Visual Arts Round Table: Writers will consist of a live 90-minute conversation about the field of criticism between poet and critic Claudia La Rocco and visual artist and gallerist Matthew Deleget.  The interview will cover all aspects about the role of writers and critics in the visual, performing, and literary arts, including their background, interests, relationship to artists and exhibition venues, current trends in the art market, and more.  Participating artists will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar.


To attend this webinar, you will need access to a computer with speakers and an Internet connection (hard-wired is preferred over wireless). There is no special software needed.


Webinars are recorded.  The recording will be shared with all previously registered participants after the webinar, regardless of whether participants attend the live workshop or not. Special one-time-only webinars, such as our Artists Talk Tech and Visual Arts Round Table interviews, will also be available for purchase after the fact.


DATE
Wednesday, October 23, 7:00-8:30pm (EST


PRICE 
$25.00


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For further issues, please contact Matthew Deleget, Online Learning Consultant, at matthew@creative-capital.org.


ABOUT CLAUDIA LA ROCCO
Claudia La Rocco is a poet and critic. Her recent and ongoing interdisciplinary collaborations include projects with the visual artist Brett Goodroad, and the choreographers Karen Sherman and Thomas Lehmen. This spring, she collaborated on and performed in “Taste,” a site-specific performance and installation by Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, presented at the BFI Gallery in Miami as part of the O, Miami poetry festival. 


La Rocco founded and runs ThePerformanceClub.org, which won a 2011 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and focuses on criticism as a literary art form. She is a member of the Off the Park poetry press and contributes frequently to the New York Times and Artforum.com. She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in Art Criticism and Writing, and has taught at such institutions as Princeton University, ImpulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival and Movement Research. Her poetry has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, failbetter.com, A Prior and Viva la Difference: Poetry Inspired by the Painting of Peter Saul, among others, and she has read at such places as Wellesley University, David Nolan Gallery, Mount Tremper Arts Festival and Boog City’s Small Press Series. She has had residencies at Mount Tremper Arts, Arizona State University and Headlands Center for the Arts. She lives in Brooklyn.


ABOUT MATTHEW DELEGET
Matthew Deleget is an abstract painter, curator, and arts worker. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, including solo and group exhibitions in the US, Europe, and Australasia. Matthew has received awards from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, Brooklyn Arts Council, and The Golden Rule Foundation, and his work has been reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, Flash Art, Artnet Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Basler Zeitung, 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.


In 2003, Matthew founded MINUS SPACE, a platform for reductive art on the international level based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2006, Matthew has organized more than 40 solo and group exhibitions at both MINUS SPACE’s gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn, as well as other collaborating venues on the national and international levels. MINUS SPACE exhibitions have been reviewed in Art in America, Artcritical, Artnet Magazine, ArtNews, The Brooklyn Rail, Houston Public Radio, Huffington Post, The New Criterion, New York Magazine, NYFA Current, New York Sun, Time Out New York, Village Voice, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.


Matthew holds an MFA in Painting and an MS in Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. He holds a BA in Art and German from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN.


ABOUT THE ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAM
We are proud to offer selected topics from PDP workshops to the general public through the  Online Learning Program. We are dedicated to extending our reach to artists who are new to Creative Capital’s professional development offerings, as well as those PDP alumni who are interested in a refresher course. Many of these courses are designed for individual artists of all disciplines, while others will be discipline-specific.


Most Online Learning sessions will be approximately 90 minutes in duration, including lecture and Q&A sessions. Webinars are taught and moderated live by talented workshop leaders, so the information is always up-to-date and engaging. Q&A sessions are included to be sure that all our participants have the chance to follow up on specific concerns.


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