Artist Bruce Dumas is a native of New England, and has been painting professionally since 1982.
His love for art began as a child, as he began sketching and drawing. Originally pursuing Fantasy and Science Fiction images,
he then began creating landscape paintings, and soon after depicting wildlife subjects in their environment. Previously, Dumas
painted in oils, but now works exclusively with acrylics on canvas and board, representing the wide variety of nature, landscapes, seascapes,
and harbor scenes encountered on his extensive field trips throughout New England and along the east coast. He paints
directly from nature and personal observation, earnestly and with passion. Bruce's handling of contrast and
color brings the canvas vibrantly alive, but he also captures a great deal of detail without his brushstrokes becoming over
Bruce Dumas is an
award winning painter who has exhibited in several fine art shows, and in galleries at Connecticut,
Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont. He had successful one-man art shows at
the Aardvark Art Studio, CT Audubon Coastal Center, The Sandman Gallery, and Patrick's Fine Art Gallery in New York City. Dumas
had the privilege to exhibit and sell his paintings at the Greenwich Workshop Gallery, one of Connecticut's finest galleries.
Currently Bruce is a member of Naples Art Association at the
Von Liebig Art Center, and Lyme Art Association in CT, which he is published for their brochure of a map illustration of “Old
Lyme CT, Where Art Lives.” Dumas is signed on with Applejack Art Partners, which is one of the leading art
licensing & publishing companies in the world.
art at Paier College of Art. Currently, his art work is displayed at two galleries (Coconut Grove Gallery & Interiors
in Miami, FL, and Center Framing & Art in West Hartford, CT).