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The Gullah Creole Art of Diane Britton Dunham

Fine Art artist and historian, Diane Britton Dunham, has receive global recognition for her Gullah/Creole inspired art. Her paintings represent life in South Carolina’s Lowcountry and Louisiana bayous.

Diane Britton Dunham

A self-taught mixed media artist, Diane spent many childhood years in Louisiana and later, at the age of 25, she moved to the coastal Lowcountry of South Carolina, where she has lived over half her life. Both of these historical regions have impacted the style, technique and subject matter that distinguishes her painting.

Diane Britton Dunham’s work has been documented and recognized internationally as a genuine illustration of the history and traditions of African American southern culture. Her paintings are well known because of their brilliant coloring, intricate human and landscape forms, and themes that represent life in South Carolina’s Low country region and the bayous of Louisiana. Diane’s artwork has been featured in many local and national publications, and can be found in private collections around the world.

For more of Diane Britton Dunham’s painting please visit her website, or follow her on Twitter.

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Eunice Kendle Brown April 20, 2024 at 21:32

Beautiful works of art and very inspirational!


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