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The Artists of Kawartha book
Michael's painting 'Forgotten Chores' appears on the cover of the newly released book The Artists of Kawartha, featuring 32 artists working in the region. He has also written the forward. For more information visit www.theartistsbooks.com.

SAA award for Innocence by Michael Dumas
Michael's painting of a white dove titled 'Innocence' received the 2016 SAA President's Artistic Achievement Award. It was also
selected for the SAA 12 month Art and the Animal national tour.

Sparrow's Rest in museum collection and more.
Sparrow's Rest finds a home in the permanent collection of the Leigh-Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin. It is part of the 2018 Birds in Art Exhibition and is included in the national tour. Show posters featuring the painting are available through the museum's gift shop.

Dumas is three for three
A third win for Dumas in the bi-monthly plein air competitions, this time as 'Best Outdoor Still Life'.

Dumas wins a second award in the Plein Air bi-monthly competition.
Following his 'Best Nocturne' win in the Oct-Nov bi-monthly competition sponsored by Plein Air magazine, Michael wins 'Overall Best Oil' in the latest session for Dec-Jan.

Michael Wins 'Best Nocturne' in Plein Air Competition
'Best Nocturne' was awarded to Michael's painting 'Heart of Winter' in the Oct-Nov 2014 bi-monthly competition sponsored by Plein Air Magazine.

Dumas painting selected for Birds in Art
Influx - sparrows in the Louvre by Michael Dumas has been chosen for exhibition in the 2014 Birds in Art exhibition at the Leigh-Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Opening reception is thursday, September 4.

Dumas featured in debut issue of AQM
Art Quench website has launched its debut hard copy issue of
of Art Quench Magazine (AQM). Michael Dumas has been chosen as a featured artist in this premiere event.

Dumas receives Famous Alumni Distinction
Michael was honoured as a Famous Alumni by the Distance Education and Training Council, Washington, D.C., one of only six worldwide who received this distinction.

Michael Dumas wins Best of Show
Richeson 75 International Art Competition announces Michael Dumas entry of FORGOTTEN CHORES as best of show in their
December online exhibition: Animals, Birds, and Wildlife.

Art in Perspective TV Series
Michael Dumas is part of a new Rogers TV series entitled Art in Perspective.

Peterborough in Portrait Exhibition
The Peterborough in Portrait project celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Community Living Peterborough. Michael will have work in the show and is part of the curatorial team organizing and presenting the display. See full story for Michael's personal endorsement and further details.

Dumas in ATIM's Top 60 Contemporary Masters 2013
Michael Dumas selected for the Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art for 2013. This special edition catalogue published by Art International Magazine was launched during Florence Design Week features Michael's painting titled 'INFLUX' - Sparrows in the Louvre on the cover, plus four pages inside.

Michael places first in ArtQuench competition
ArtQuench.com chose Michael's painting Trust - Draft Horse & Sparrows as the first place winner in the March open subject art competition.

Dumas Winning Streak
In addition to Michael receiving an AFC Medal of Excellence 2012 for his painting 'Trust', he has also recently won the Artist's Magazine's 2012 Annual International Art Competition, the 2012 Artavita International Competition, and been designated Artist of the Year by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters for 2013.

Dumas wins AFC Medal of Excellence 2012
Michael's distinctive painting 'Trust', featuring two house sparrows and a draft horse received an AFC Medal of Excellence 2012. The painting is shown in the AFC Festival's 2012 book as well as on his website. His painting 'Spring Thaw' was chosen to be reproduced as a limited edition fund raiser with all proceeds being direct to the AFC.

Michael Dumas wins International Art Competition
Michael is the first place winner in the painting category of Artavita's international art competition.

Michael Dumas contributor writer in Arabella magazine
The spring issue of Arabella magazine contains a feature article by Michael Dumas, entitled 'Communion'. The subject of the article is AFC Flag Expedition recipient Kelly Dodge.

Michael Dumas in Southwest Art magazine
The March 2012 issue of Southwest Art magazine presents Michael Dumas in their spotlight on Strokes of Genius 3: The Art of Drawing.

Dumas in The Art of Drawing
Michael Dumas has been selected for inclusion in Strokes of Genius 3:The Art of Drawing, published by North Light Books.

Dumas in Arabella magazine
The summer issue of Arabella magazine features an article on the fine art of Michael Dumas, written by the artist, with a selection of his finest work. Arabella magazine is available through Chapters outlets.

Dumas wins 'Masterworks' for a third consecutive year
Michael's entry 'Mill Cloth', in the 2011 'Masterworks' show in Mentor, Ohio, has again won him the People's Choice - 'Best of Show'.

Dumas wins at the Bruno Capolongo Invitational
First Born, a painting by Michael Dumas depicting a mother mourning dove and one of her young has won Best of Show by People's Choice at The Bruno Capolongo Invitational held at the Hamilton Conservancy for the Arts Gallery.

Dumas wins 'Masterworks' twice in a row
With his entry 'Curious-Tiger Cub', Michael Dumas duplicates his Best of Show win by People's Choice, a rare twice in a row event.

Master Pallette Award 2009
Michael Dumas receives the 2009 Master Pallette Award, at Gallery One's Masterworks in Miniature annual showcase.

Dumas article in The Country Connection magazine
Michael Dumas has written an article which appears in the winter-spring issue of The Country Connection magazine.


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