All of the participating artists in this exhibition are dedicated, full-time adjunct faculty members of the College of Charleston’s Department of Studio Art. The Halsey Institute has hosted a number of past exhibitions that showcase the work of studio art faculty.
Yvette Dede is from New Orleans, La., and moved to Charleston in 1991. Her artistic efforts include collaborative sculpture installations throughout the United States and one in the Czech Republic. In 1994, she and her collaborators were awarded the Installation/Collaboration Project Grant, from the North Carolina Cultural Council and the Alternate Visions Grant, from Alternate Roots of Atlanta. In addition to site works, Dede draws; her drawing installations were included in the South Carolina Artist Triennial 2001 and 2004. She was an active member of the South Carolina Arts Commission Artist in Residency program from 1994-1998, where she worked numerous artist residencies in public schools throughout the state. Currently, Dede is a full-time adjunct drawing professor at the College of Charleston. She received her B.F.A from Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge and her M.F.A. from Vermont College, Montpelier, Vt.