Artist Members

 

Below is a list of the local artists who are members of the DCAC. We appreciate their involvement in and contribution to the promotion of arts in Dawson County. Many volunteer their time to the Center and teach in the community. Some have websites with more information about their art. Click on the links below to go to learn more. More artists’ links are being added all the time.

Bert Grant

Bert Grant is self- taught artist.  His works over the past 15 years have been an effort to represent some of the beauty that he has encountered in his travels and attempt to share it with others primarily by way of painting and some photography. Much of these works...

Mary Bogle

Mary Bogle

Being a gardener, I took up art in December of 2017 when it was too cold to play in the dirt. Hobby Lobby was offering art classes and I decided to give it a try. Much to my surprise, I discovered I could draw! Thanks to my art teacher, Carol Weaver who...

Tom Reed

Tom Reed

Tom Reed Graduated from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, FL back in the days of Film and darkrooms. He worked in a variety of photography jobs, mainly in audio-visual business when slides were done with multiple projectors. He was also a...

Janice Edens

Janice Edens

Janice Edens, a Dawson County resident for the last 11 years, has been interested in photography since she received her first Brownie Box Camera when she was 8 years old. While in her early 20s, she bought her first SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera and was a film...

John Seibel

John Seibel

John Seibel's professional career in photography spans more than a decade and began in Austin, Texas photographing landscapes and cityscapes with a strong focus on architectural details.  Feeling the need for a change in location, he and his wife Mimi explored several...

Jane B. Broaddus

Jane B. Broaddus

Fabric is the foundation from which I create images by adding beads, buttons, found objects, and fiber in its various forms. I especially enjoy the spontaneity and surprise of collage. In some of my works, the goal is to express my odd sense of humor and hopefully...

Jeanne Tompkins

Jeanne Tompkins

My work reflects the foci in my life, love of nature and people and life situations in rural towns and cities by capturing quiet images or ones that show the character of rural areas and urban communities, the emotions of those around me. I passionately continue my...

Fred Dorr

Fred Dorr

Education: Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Puget Sound, 1963 Professional: Fred is a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America (previously Midwest Watercolor Society) and the Georgia Watercolor Society.  He is one of the original members of...

Cynthia Carney Todd

Cynthia Carney Todd

After raising a family and enjoying a career in the California Aerospace industry, Cindy Todd discovered photography.  She and her husband decided to relocate to Georgia, and she bought a camera to record the people and places of her childhood before leaving friends...

Dru Stowers

Dru Stowers

Dru Stowers is a local artist who has been a member of the Dawson County Arts Council since it was organized. Although Dru paints many subject matters, landscape is the favorite of the moment. Most of her paintings are started outside and finished in the studio. She...

Joyce Fox

Joyce Fox

After years of observing the tiny universe visible only through her microscope, Joyce Fox opened her eyes to a new and exciting world. Using a retirement gift of painting supplies, she set out to capture this newly discovered and surprisingly large world. Joyce...

John Bradley Fox

John Bradley Fox

John Bradley Fox (aka Brad) is a microbiologist-turned photographer. Originally from Tennessee and having lived o Atlanta for many years, Brad purchased a home in Dahlonega in 2011. He is still teetering on the edge of retirement, braved the traffic on 400 twice a...

Ann Alexander

Ann Alexander

Ann Alexander got a late start to painting. She first picked up a paintbrush after her children left the nest for college, simply as an outing with friends. That fateful excursion led to a passion she never knew existed, studying and learning from the ground up about...

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