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ALMA | LEWIS x The Frick Pittsburgh Co-present: Addoley Dzegede Open Studio & Artist Talk
September 26, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Photo by Lydon Barrois Jr.
Join us in welcoming Addoley Dzegede to Pittsburgh for the inaugural collaborative artist residency between
ALMA | LEWIS x The Frick Pittsburgh.
For more information on the event see The Frick’s event page
Addoley Dzegede is a Ghanaian-American artist who was based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, as a Fulbright awardee in Craft for the 2022/23 year. She grew up primarily in South Florida, and is currently based in Pittsburgh. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and a Master of Fine Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow. She has exhibited and attended residencies in the US, Europe, and Africa, and sometimes collaborates with her partner Lyndon Barrois Jr. together as LAB:D. She was a 2018 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grants.
Solo exhibitions include, Ballast, at Contemporary Art Museum St Louis and millefiori at KSMoCA in Portland, Oregon. Group exhibitions include the Ask Addoley + Anna podcast with Anna Ihle, commissioned by Coast Contemporary in 2019, the National Museum of Norway in 2020, A Structure Envisioned for Changing Circumstances in 2021, and most recently by CAC Brétigny in 2022; SOM, at the Woodland Gallery, Penn State Abington, PA; This Country, at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; Overview is a Place at SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York; theCounterpublic Triennial, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO; and Surface Forms at The Fabric Workshop & Museum in Philadelphia.
Addoley has been an Artist-in-Residence at AiR Green in Norway, Loghaven Artist Residency in Knoxville, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Osei Duro in Accra, Thread: a project of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in Senegal, and Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, among others. She was the Artist Researcher in Residence at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam for one year, starting September 2022.
More information about Addoley and her work can be found here.