Professional Development

Professional Development Staff 

Krista Fabian DeCastro

Krista Fabian DeCastro, Senior Workshop Manager
Krista Fabian DeCastro is a cultural manager specializing festival programming, events production, cultural development and international cultural exchange. She served as program director of Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, manager of the international programming department at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and manager of Africa Exchange, a program of 651 ARTS that supported collaborative exchanges between performing artists in the United States and Africa. She holds a BA from The New School and a MA in Arts Administration from Columbia University and has also attended the University of Ghana, Legon and the Central European University in Budapest. Krista has guest lectured in international cultural exchange and international presenting at Duke University, Brooklyn College and the Marché des Arts du Spectacle Africain. She lives in Chicago.

Matthew DelegetMatthew Deleget, Online Learning Consultant
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. Deleget holds an MFA in Painting 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.

  • Workshops & Webinars

    Jun 11 – Jun 11

    Online Workshop: Grantwriting for Artists, with Tracie Holder

    Jun 14 – Jun 14

    Online Workshop: Effective Negotiation for Artists, with Kirby Tepper

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