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Dominique Hunter (b. Guyana, 1987) received her Diploma from the E.R. Burrowes School of Art in 2007, where she was awarded Best Graduating Student. Three years later her first solo exhibition, titled “Introspection” was held at the National Gallery of Art, Castellani House.

In addition to securing silver and bronze medals in Castellani House’s 7th and 8th Biennial National Drawing Competition (2008 and 2010 respectively), she has also secured a silver medal at the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition in 2014, and a gold medal five years later in 2019.

Hunter completed her BFA at the Barbados Community College in 2015 and was the recipient of the Leslie’s Legacy Foundation Award for Most Outstanding Work at Portfolio. She has since exhibited work in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Miami, and has participated in residencies including Caribbean Linked IV (Aruba) and the Vermont Studio Center (USA), after being awarded the Reed Foundation Fellowship.

Hunter has had weekly art columns in the Guyana Times (2009-2010) and Guyana Chronicle Newspapers (2015-2017). She has also written for a number of publications including the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine’s Caribbean Review of Gender Studies (Issue 11 in 2017), and has had her text as well as artwork published in the book “Liminal Spaces” by Grace Aneiza Ali through Open Book Publishers (2020).

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