Marita Dingus

(American, born 1956)

Auburn, Western Washington-based artist Marita Dingus creates multimedia sculptures using recycled and "discarded" materials. Informed by her experiences as an African-American woman, Dingus' artworks explore identity and social justice. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and both a Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from San Jose State University.