Denise Dumas is a Canadian sculptor and a multimedia artist. Her work combines sculpture, video, sound, refracted light, to create installations. The artist’s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in Canada and in the United States. Ms. Dumas is the recipient of several grants and awards. After graduating from the Quebec Beaux-Arts, she obtained a scholarship to study in London, England. There she attended the Sir John Cass College of Art and continued at the Saint-Martin’s School of Art in the Advanced Course in Sculpture. She obtained her MFA degree in Creation at the University of Quebec, in Montreal. Other major grants were obtained from the Canada Council and the Quebec Ministry of Communication and Culture, She got a Fellowship from the New Hampshire Council on the arts in 2010, and she is a MacDowell Fellow (Spring 2015).
In addition, her work is part of public and private collections, among those are the Quebec Museum, Quebec City; the Lachine Museum, Quebec; The City of Longueuil, Quebec; College Edouard-Montpetit, Quebec; Logan Airport, Boston.
Denise Dumas was born in Quebec City, and lived in Montreal before moving to New Hampshire. She has her studio at the Riverview Mill in Wilton. She has been teaching for 27 years, in Quebec and in the United-States (University of Massachusetts in Lowell). She is now working full time at her art.