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Linda Dumas-Wade

Zebulon, NC
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lindadumaswade@gmail.com

Linda Dumas-Wade currently lives in  Zebulon, NC and is a native of Lexington, KY. She studied art and lost wax casting and sculpting in Dayton, OH.  She attended Sinclair Community College, obtained her Associate Degree and two years of commercial art. Linda also attended the Riverbend Art Center for jewelry making classes, and learned silversmithing techniques from artist Michel Smith. Later, she taught herself other mediums, such as painting, quilting, and ceramics, etc.  Linda is the curator of Mustee Folk Art, an African/Native American Heritage Art.  She has taught art classes for children and published Promote Arts in Education Coloring and Learning workbooks.  She was a member of the American Folk Art Society and Blues Society, and created a Blues Collection of art based on the Blues Music Awareness, in hopes to keep the Blues alive. She has been a member of the Franklin County Arts Council since 2010.  She currently serves on the FCAC Diversity Team, and is the instructor of Sip and Paint for the Louisburg Senior Citizen Center. Linda is a member of the African American Quilt Circle of Durham, NC.  Linda promotes Mustee Folk Art at local events, including the annual African American Cultural Festival, Raleigh, NC.