Biography: Dwight "Kuimeaux" Drennan
Born: Little Rock, Arkansas
The artist, a former resident of Monroe, Louisiana, claims two states as home: Arkansas and Louisiana. His unique style of painting and drawing most often depicts landscape and life in the deep South states of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.
His work is included in several permanent collections in this region’s institutions, including Monroe City Hall, Monroe, Louisiana; Regions Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas; Bancorp South, El Dorado, Arkansas; and Rountree Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana. He also is represented in numerous private collections in the South, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C.
The artist has been selected three times for inclusion in the Arkansas Arts Center’s annual Delta Exhibition.
Drennan was the only local (Monroe, Louisiana) artist chosen
to appear in Masur Museum’s 16th Annual Monroe National Exhibition,
with two works represented. He also has exhibited work at the Arts and
Science Center of Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Louisiana
Art and Folk Festival, Columbia, Louisiana; 13th Annual Celebration of
Arkansas Artists, North Little Rock, Arkansas; Grand Prairie Arts
Festival, Stuttgart, Arkansas; Arkansas Festival of Arts, Little Rock,
Arkansas; Louisiana Folklife Festival, West Monroe, Louisiana; Monroe
Festival of Arts, Monroe Louisiana; University of Arkansas Gallery,
Little Rock, Arkansas; and the “Louisiana Lace” Invitational at
Monroe’s Rountree Gallery.
Copyright 2003-2005, Dwight Drennan