|Dave Detrich, from the “Haute Carture“ series which merges imagery from the automobile and fashion industries.|
Meet the artists on the Deep South’s defiant new art scene
Written by Hannah Bhuiya
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Biography: Originally from East St. Louis, Illinois, David Detrich received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri and his Master of Fine Arts degree from Alfred University in New York. His teachers included Ken Fergerson, Dale Eldred, Jim Leedy, Tony Hepburn and Wanye Higby. He has exhibited his sculptural works nationally and internationally including venues at the Tallina Kunstiulikool in Tallin, Estonia and at the American Cultural Center in Taipei, Taiwan. His work is also represented in public and private collections nationally. Outside of the field of art he has consulted with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) through the Government of Jamaica and was involved in several architectural collaborations with architect Robert Miller, namely with Nexus Press in Atlanta, Georgia and The Child Welfare Institute also in Atlanta. Before his academic appointment at Clemson University he served on the faculties at Wichita State University in Kansas and at Alfred University. David is presently a Professor of Fine Art and head of the Sculpture area in the Department of Art at Clemson University where he has been teaching since 1992. http://www.daviddetrich.com/
For more information about Clemson's BFA in Art Program, and to apply, please go to: http://www.clemson.edu/degrees/art.
To learn more about Clemson University's Master of Fine Arts in Art program and to apply, please go to: http://www.clemson.edu/graduate/academics/program-details.html?m_id=Visual-Arts.