Gregory Dunham Biography
Gregory Dunham is a Massachusetts native, who moved to Castine, Maine, in 1987. He has over 50 years of experience working in watercolor, oil, graphite drawing, and lithography. His works hang in collections around the world, including: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University; The Tides Institute and Museum, Eastport, ME; Boston Public Library Print Collection; Art Bank Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC; The Wilson Museum, Castine, ME; MBNA Collection/Bank of America; Eastern Maine Medical Center; Lord Dunleath, Ballywalter in the County Down, Northern Ireland; Donald Sussman & Representative Chellie Pingree, (ME); and Sir Nigel Elton Sheinwald, the Former HM Ambassador to the United States of America, Washington, DC, and London, England.
Dunham has won many awards, including the Rockport Art Association’s Silver Medal. He has participated in national group and juried exhibitions since 1972, and has shown in such places as The American Watercolor Society, The National Academy of Design, The Art Institute of Boston, University of New Hampshire, Butler Institute of American Art, Penobscot Marine Museum, The University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, and the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. His professional affiliations have included: the Rockport Art Association, 1972–present; Guild of Boston Artists; and the New England Watercolor Society. In 2022, Dunham’s work was featured in an exhibition at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, and two of his watercolors will be included in the upcoming book The Art of Penobscot Bay by Carl and David Little.
Dunham was a founding member of two cooperative galleries in Massachusetts before moving to Maine, where he and his wife founded the McGrath Dunham Gallery, which operated for nineteen years and represented over fifty artists. In 2006, Dunham decided to close the gallery to focus on his art full time. Dunham has served on the board of governors at the Rockport Art Association, is a past president of the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA, and was a founding member and co-chair of the Castine Arts Association. He is currently represented by Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, ME, and Patricia Hutton Galleries, Doylestown, PA.