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Surviving and Thriving as an Artist: Professional Practice

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

The Artist, Curator & Arts Worker, Matthew Deleget will give a public talk about his life and work through the lens"Surviving and Thriving as an Artist." This Professional Practice presentation and discussion will be Thursday April 10th at 7:30pm in Room 109 Art & Architecture Building. This talk is open to the public and will include time for a lively Q & A.

Students interested in critiques with Matthew Deleget can sign up in the School of Art Office.

Matthew Deleget is an artist, curator, and arts worker. Matthew has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, including solo and group exhibitions in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. His work was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. His additional museum exhibitions include 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.

In 2003, Matthew founded MINUS SPACE (, a platform for reductive art on the international level based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2006, he has organized nearly 50 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, including in Mexico, Belgium, Australia, and New Zealand.

Brought to you by The Chancellor's Fund for Graduate Education and The School of Art at UT.

Any questions regarding these events can be directed to Jered Sprecher at



Free and Open to the Public


McCarty Auditorium
1715 Volunteer Boulevard
Room 109 A+A Building
Knoxville, TN

Event Contact

Jered Sprecher

Phone: 865.974.9396
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