Fresh Milk is pleased to welcome our latest intern and recent graduate from the Barbados Community College, Dominique Hunter. During a two week course she will be assisting Director of Fresh Milk Annalee Davis and Assistant to Director Katherine Kennedy in an administrative capacity, as well as facilitating a smooth transition for current artist in residence Thais Francis.
About Dominique Hunter
Dominique Hunter was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1987. She received a Diploma in Fine Art from the E.R. Burrowes School of Art in 2007 and was awarded Best Graduating Student and Best Painter. Later that year she was invited to join the Guyana Women Artists’ Association. Her work has subsequently been exhibited at a number of 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 also featured as part of the National Gallery’s Republic Anniversary exhibition. Her first solo exhibition titled Introspection was also held at the National Gallery of Art, Castellani House in 2010. She has worked as a layout artist and Arts columnist at the Guyana Times Inc. newspaper and a graphic artist at Xclaim Media Inc. In December of 2014 she was awarded second place with a silver medal at the Guyana Visual Arts Competition.
Hunter recently graduated from the Barbados Community College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and was presented with the Lesley’s Legacy Foundation Award for most outstanding work in the portfolio exhibition.