The 2017 DUMA Biennial will be held May 27 – August 20, 2017 and is open to all media created within the past two years. The exhibition is open to all artists, 18 years of age or older, residing within a 200 mile radius of Dubuque, Iowa. Purchase awards and exhibition opportunities are some of the additional benefits possible for artists whose work is selected for this very popular and competitive exhibition that highlights the quality and variety of artwork currently being produced in this area.
Amanda C. Burdan, Ph.D., Associate Curator of the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Ms. Burdan will present awards at the exhibition reception Friday, June 2, 2017 and lead a gallery talk on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
Best in show: $1000. Second place: $500. Third place: $250. The juror also has the option of awarding Honorable Mention recognitions.