That the burden was never yours to bear, 2019 | Dominique Hunter
That the burden was never yours to bear, 2019
Mixed media on Watercolour paper
30 x 22 inches (unframed) 35 x 27 inches (framed)
Dominique Hunter (b. Guyana, 1987) received her Diploma from the E.R. Burrowes School of Art in 2007 and was awarded Best Graduating Student. Later that year she was invited to join the Guyana Women Artists’ Association (GWAA) and has since shown work at several exhibitions hosted by the association.
Hunter won the silver and bronze medals in Castellani House’s 7th and 8th Biennial National Drawing Competition (2008 and 2010 respectively). In 2010 two of her drawings were featured as part of the National Gallery’s Republic Anniversary exhibition.
Her first solo exhibition titled Introspection was held at the National Gallery of Art, Castellani House in 2010. In 2014 she was awarded second place with a silver medal at the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition.
Hunter completed her BFA at the Barbados Community College 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 and New York, and has participated in residencies including Caribbean Linked IV (Aruba) and the Vermont Studio Center (USA), after being awarded the Reed Foundation Fellowship.