Contact Information:

Greenville Center for Creative Arts
25 Draper Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29611
(864) 915-5950

Artist Statement

I developed my “live” painting style by setting up my easel at local music clubs and festivals, and painting the bands as they played. I really feel the beat of the live music inspiring my brush hand, and I feed off the electricity of the band and the energy of the crowd. I try to capture the splashes of light and the kinetic motion as the performance unfolds, so I use bright colors and passionate brush strokes.
In the studio, I enjoy painting nature and landscapes. I use the same bold colors and lively brush strokes to capture the beauty and energy of nature, but the result is a different mood than my live paintings. I like to paint good memories. I want my paintings to remind people of a great experience that they had, like seeing a favorite band live in concert, or the feeling you get experiencing nature, such as driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway when the leaves change colors.
I graduated from Lander University in 1993 with a degree in fine art. I enjoy creating all forms of art including acrylic paintings on canvas, digital paintings, web design, web animation, digital photography, motion graphics, and videography. I’m self-employed as a freelance artist in Greenville, SC. My company—Dumah Design—is focused on fine art, videography, and web design.


From S. Main St take Pendleton St. approximately one mile into the Village of West Greenville. Turn left onto Draper Street. Drive through the gate of the historic Brandon Mill. The Greenville Center for Creative Arts is located in the center of the Mill complex. Studios are on the 2nd level. Enter GCCA Main Entrance, left side of building.

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