Yoland Skeete is a Caribbean American artist and educator, who has exhibited in galleries and museums in the US and abroad.
BFA and MFA and has taught art from high school to university levels.
She has been
a recipient of the Glide Memorial Grant, The Graff Travel Grant, and the Melon
Grant distributed through New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
She has also
received a New Jersey Council on the Humanities Grant for the purpose of
documenting the history of the Chinese Community that lived in Newark for 100
years. She has written a book about her research and findings. The book is
entitled: When Newark had a Chinatown and is available at Amazon.
In fall of
2018-winter of 2019, she exhibited in - Circles and Circuits: Chinese
Caribbean Art, at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles and
the California Chinese American History Museum.
The exhibit has a catalog written by Alexandra Chang and published by
Duke University Press, available at Amazon.
In 2019 her work was exhibited and published
in the catalogs of the 24th Annual Art Ability Exhibition in Bryn
Mawr, Pa., where she won Best in Show and published in the catalog of Verum Ultimum Art
Gallery in Portland, Or.
She has exhibited her video and photography works in
galleries and museums in the US and abroad including the Museum of Modern Art,
the Queens Museum of Art, the Newark Museum, Museum of Contemporary Arts and
Crafts in New York City, Biblioteque Nacional de Paris, The Musee D'Art Moderne
De La Ville De Paris, Husby Konsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden, and Estesio Gallery,
Beddingstrande, Sweden as well as The Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles.
Her photographs, video and multimedia works are in the
collection of the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, African American Museum of Life
and Culture, Dallas, Texas, Alexander Bonin Gallery in Chelsea, The American
Express Corporation and the Bilha Museum in Portugal.
In 2021 her work became part of the collection of the Zimmerli
Museum in New Brunswick, NJ. She continues to exhibit annually and work in her studio daily.