Celie Dailey is an artist living in Charleston, South Carolina. She a video maker, writer, photographer, musician and gardener. View full CV (pdf).
The South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown commissioned a video about the North Island lighthouse for its exhibition displaying its original Fresnel lens. She also created The Lumber Boom of Coastal South Carolina
which is on permanent display at the museum. Celie was also the editor for two books by Robert McAlister which pair with these videos.
Celie has been managing the business of fine artist Mary Edna Fraser
, Charleston, SC, for the past 6 years. A 100-page book, The Batik Art of Mary Edna Fraser
is currently in production with University of South Carolina Press. Celie was an editor for Global Climate Change: A Primer
, co-authored by Orrin H. Pilkey, Keith C. Pilkey, and Mary Edna Fraser.
Celie has documented Fraser and Pilkey's collaboration for CoastalCare.org
and continues to write about beaches local and abroad, addressing concerns about development, cultural history, and biological and geological context. Ancient La Caleta Beach and Cove
addresses the ancient geography of a beach in Cadiz, Spain.
documents collaborations with Charlie McAlister. Ongoing video project is in production. Watch trailer #1 and trailer #2 here