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Dale Dumas is a gifted and committed artist who aims to bring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest to the eyes of the beholder.
Dumas studied art at the University of Washington and under the guidance of renowned local artists. Son of a well-known Seattle artist, Jean Dumas, his potential as an artist was apparent from a very early age. As a young boy, he spent considerable time visiting museums in North America and Europe and eventually spent two years in Europe on a painting expedition with his mother.
Dumas works primarily in oils and watercolours. He is a realist painter and his expertise lies in landscapes, marine art and city scenes. A commissioned artist with the U.S. Coast Guard, his paintings are on permanent display on the ship Polar Star and various other Coast Guard vessels. His work is also on display at government offices in California and Washington, D.C. as well as in numerous private collections in both the US and Canada.
Dumas has been recognized for his work and recently won an award at a national marine art show in Seattle. His illustrations were published in the form of a calendar and he provided illustrations for political awareness posters and illustrations for books and videos.
Born and raised in Seattle, Wash. Dumas has now made Vancouver BC his home. Inspired by the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and driven by a passion for painting, Dale Dumas continues to delight his audience with his art.