Weatherford joins Trinity Collegiate


Trinity Collegiate School is excited to announce the addition of Dale Weatherford to its esteemed faculty roster for the upcoming Fall semester in 2023. Weatherford, a talented and commissioned artist, will bring his expertise and passion to teach AP 2D Art and Design, AP Art History, and Middle School South Carolina History.

A graduate of Francis Marion University with a bachelor of arts in history, Weatherford’s academic pursuits further led him to the College of Charleston, where he obtained his Master’s degree in African American History. Building upon his accolades, Weatherford explored his artistic inclination through post-graduate studies at the prestigious Academy of Realist Art in Boston, Massachusetts.

Born and raised in Darlington, South Carolina, Weatherford is a proud Byrnes School alumnus from the class of 2011. As a classical painter, his artistic expertise encompasses a wide range of disciplines, including portraits, figures, landscapes, and still life. Eager to merge his passion for history with his artistic abilities, Weatherford diligently researches various artists and consistently seeks artistic inspiration through frequent visits to local museums.

Reflecting upon his decision to pursue a career in teaching, Weatherford shares, “I want to pass on what I know to the next generation, to inspire a new wave of artists, and to cultivate a vibrant and thriving art community. Classical training holds a special place in my heart, and through teaching, I aim to improve and expand the artistic horizons of my students.”

Trinity Collegiate School is thrilled to welcome Dale Weatherford to its dedicated team of educators, adding depth and diversity to the school’s renowned arts program. “We believe that Dale’s unique blend of academic knowledge and artistic talent will make him an invaluable asset to our students and community,” says Head of School Ed Hoffman. 

In his new role, Weatherford will contribute to Trinity Collegiate School’s commitment to fostering creativity, critical thinking, and well-rounded development of its students. Through engaging classes and innovative techniques, Weatherford aims to nurture a lifelong passion for art and history, empowering students to discover their own artistic voices while gaining a comprehensive understanding of cultural contexts and artistic movements.

Author: Stephan Drew

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