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Founded in 2003, the DUMA Biennial is a highly-competitive, juried exhibition highlighting leading contemporary artists from across the Midwest who are actively producing and presenting new work. The 2019 DUMA Biennial juror is Sarah Humphreville, senior curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The 2019 DUMA Biennial artists:

Elisa Ahmer, Rockford, Illinois

Nelson Armour, Chicago, Illinois

Judy Bales, Fairfield, Iowa

Victoria Bein, Edgerton, Wisconsin

Pamela Callahan, Highland, Wisconsin

Amy Carani, Monroe, Wisconsin

Patrick Carr, Evanston, Illinois

Rachel Cox, Iowa City, Iowa

Rachel Deutmeyer, Dubuque, Iowa

Wendi Dibbern, Galena, Illinois

Maggie Douglas, West Des Moines, Iowa

Elizabeth Eagle, Dubuque, Iowa

Stephanie Failmezger, Peosta, Iowa

Julia Franklin, Des Moines, Iowa

Celine Hartwig, Iowa City, Iowa

Donté K. Hayes, Iowa City, Iowa

Ali Hval, Iowa City, Iowa

Peggy Johnston, Des Moines, Iowa

Mary Jones, Indianola, Iowa

Ioannis Karalias, Galena, Illinois

Michael Knapstein, Middleton, Wisconsin

Joseph Madrigal, Decorah, Iowa

Rachel Merrill, Des Moines, Iowa

Maureen Healy Mossman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tanner Mothershead, Iowa City, Iowa

Paul Nitsche, Ridgeway, Wisconsin

Daniel O’Brien, Platteville, Wisconsin

Lois Peterson, Dakota, Minnesota

Mary Porterfield, Chicago, Illinois

Kristin Quinn, Davenport, Iowa

Elizabeth Rhoads Read, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Vera Scekic, Racine, Wisconsin

Rowen Schussheim-Anderson, Davenport, Iowa

Martin Spei, Oregon, Illinois

John Swartwout, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Jessica Teckemeyer, Dubuque, Iowa

Matthew Terry, Davenport, Iowa

Kathy Weaver, Chicago, Illinois

Mary Zeran, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Sarah Humphreville

Sarah Humphreville has been part of the Whitney curatorial department since 2012 and has worked on exhibitions such as Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, and American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe. Humphreville will present a gallery talk on June 8, 2019.