Deidre But-Husaim is a visual artist based in Adelaide who has painting at the core of her practice. She attended Adelaide Central School of Art and Adelaide Centre for the Arts. She paints with oil on canvas (linen), her work is mostly figurative.
But-Husaim has a Bachelor of Arts (Painting) from Adelaide Centre for the Arts and an Associate Degree of Visual Art from Adelaide Central School of Art. She has held solo exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney. But-Husaim has been a finalist in the Archibald Prize, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Redlands Art Awards, John Fries Memorial Prize and The RBS Emerging Artist Award.But-Husaim entered a painting into the 2008 Churchie Emerging Art Prize but withdrew the work as certain policies of the exhibition organisers prompted the artist to take a stand against discrimination and make her feelings public.