Yvette L.C. Arendt
Arendt received her BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning. Cummings is currently Associate Professor of Visual Arts in Painting/Drawing as well as Foundations Coordinator at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. Her work can be found in both public and private collections and has been exhibited in multiple group and solo exhibitions throughout the south and mid-west of the United States. In February of 2022, Cummings was selected as the inaugural solo exhibition, What is Withheld, for the international artist group, Art Mums United. She was a finalist in the Women’s United Art Prize 2022, received honorable mention in 2021, and was awarded First Place in the Disrupted Realism exhibition at Buckham Gallery in Flint, MI juried by John Seed. Cummings has been featured in the 701 Center for Contemporary Art South Carolina Biennial 2015 and 2019 in Columbia, SC, winner of the 2016 701 CCA Prize for artist under 40 in South Carolina, as well as Contemporary South at Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh, NC. She was one of 65 artists chosen for The Mint Museum’s Coined in the South Exhibition 2019.
University of Cincinnati, 2003
Kendall College of Art & Design, 2000