Dempsey Essick

Dempsey Essick is known as the hummingbird artist, not only for delightful, obvious hummingbirds he paints, but also for the hidden hummingbirds included in his images. Inspired by his daughter Bethís experience of holding a live hummingbird, Dempsey has developed a line of hummingbird related gifts, referred to as Hummerville, that is unmatched. He is a member of the elite National Watercolor Society and is an official B.A.S.S. Artist. He is a hometown boy who maintains his Specialty Gallery in downtown Welcome, NC. To learn more about Dempsey and his Hummers, please visit