Marita Dingus

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Marita Dingus: Skull and Flowers, Necklace in found fabrics, contrasting threads, rubber and wire. Skull and flower halo measure 6 x 4 3/4". Approximately 24" long.
Skull and Flowers
Necklace in found fabrics, contrasting threads, rubber and wire. Skull and flower halo measure 6 x 4 3/4". Approximately 24" long.
Exhibit: Funny Business: Making Mischief
Item is available Available ($468.00)
Marita Dingus: Reclining Skeleton, Necklace in found fabric, wire, and contrasting red thread. Approximately 35" long. 1 - 4" wide.
Reclining Skeleton
Necklace in found fabric, wire, and contrasting red thread. Approximately 35" long. 1 - 4" wide.
Exhibit: Funny Business: Making Mischief
Item is available Available ($488.00)
Marita Dingus: Skeleton Hand, Necklace in found materials including rubber, zipper, and ribbon. Approximately 20" long. No clasp, ties at the back of the neck. Hand measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/2".
Skeleton Hand
Necklace in found materials including rubber, zipper, and ribbon. Approximately 20" long. No clasp, ties at the back of the neck. Hand measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/2".
Exhibit: Funny Business: Making Mischief
Item is available Available ($288.00)
Marita Dingus: Doll Necklace, Neckpiece in leather, found glass, zipper, and wire. Figure measures 6" long. Approximately 24" long necklace.
Doll Necklace
Neckpiece in leather, found glass, zipper, and wire. Figure measures 6" long. Approximately 24" long necklace.
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Item is available Available ($488.00)
Marita Dingus: Stitched Doll Necklace, Neckpiece in found fabrics and glass. Figure measures 8 1/4" long. Approximately 18" long.
Stitched Doll Necklace
Neckpiece in found fabrics and glass. Figure measures 8 1/4" long. Approximately 18" long.
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Item is available Available ($468.00)
Marita Dingus: Start Bright Necklace, Neckpiece in found glass, metal, leather, and fabric. Figure measures 6 1/2" long. Necklace is approximately 24" long.
Start Bright Necklace
Neckpiece in found glass, metal, leather, and fabric. Figure measures 6 1/2" long. Necklace is approximately 24" long.
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
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Marita Dingus: Globe Necklace, Neck piece in fabric, thread, wire, and champagne cages, with metal clasp. Wears like a 16" long choker on top. Front dangles hang 10" long.
Globe Necklace
Neck piece in fabric, thread, wire, and champagne cages, with metal clasp. Wears like a 16" long choker on top. Front dangles hang 10" long.
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Item is available Available ($286.00)
Marita Dingus: Blue Spikes, Choker in found fabric, ribbon, thread, and buttons. 18" in length.
Blue Spikes
Choker in found fabric, ribbon, thread, and buttons. 18" in length.
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2015
Item is available Available ($288.00)
Marita Dingus: Jagged Necklace, Found materials and copper. Approximately 32" long.
Jagged Necklace
Found materials and copper. Approximately 32" long.
Item is available Available ($190.00)
Marita Dingus: , Necklace in found materials. Interior circumference measures 18". Largest width is 5
Necklace in found materials. Interior circumference measures 18". Largest width is 5'.
Item is available Available ($296.00)
Marita Dingus: Bib Necklace, Found materials and copper. Lays flat. 4" at widest point. Interior measurement circumference is 14 1/2".
Bib Necklace
Found materials and copper. Lays flat. 4" at widest point. Interior measurement circumference is 14 1/2".
Item is available Available ($318.00)
Marita Dingus: Spirit, Neckpiece in fabric and mixed media. Approx 35" interior circumference.
Spirit
Neckpiece in fabric and mixed media. Approx 35" interior circumference.
Exhibit: Tilling Time / Telling Time
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Biographical Information for Marita Dingus:



Residence: Seattle, WA

1980 BFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1984 MA San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1985 MFA San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2013 Marita Dingus - Fashion Free For All: Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, WA
2009 Marita Dingus - Buddha As An African Enslaved: Edmonds Community College, Edmonds, WA
2008 Bending Life: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Works by Marita Dingus: Edmonds Arts Festival Museum, Frances Anderson Center, Edmonds, WA
2006 Look Again: The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
2005 We Don't Come Back Brand New: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004 Marita Dingus: About Face: Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
2003 Talking to the Dead: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
2000 Holding Mojo Hands: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999 Marita Dingus: Green River Community College, Auburn, WA
1998 When Spirits Were Moved: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
Marita Dingus: Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Caught, Captured, Caged: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995 Marita Dingus Sculpture: Pierce College Fine Arts Gallery, Tacoma, WA
1994 Ancestors of African Descent: Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Boundless Spirits: Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

Grants/Awards:

2005 Morrie and Joan Alhadeff PONCHO Artist of the Year Award, Seattle, WA
1999 John S. Guggenheim Fellowship in Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Visual Art Fellowship, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
1992-93 NEA Travel Grant - National Council for Black Studies, First International Conference, Accra, GHANA


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