Jorge Dumas, Uruguayan (1928 - 1985 )<br/><br/>Jorge Dumas was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1928. He first came to the United States in 1960 to collaborate with Carlos PAez in the design and execution of the mural for the Pan American Union Building in Washington, D.C.<br/><br/>Dumas' works have been exhibited throughout the United States and South America. He received first prize in the National Salon of Buenos Aires. His paintings were chosen to represent Uruguay at the show that opened the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires. Dumas has taught painting and drawing at the Fine Arts Academy in Salta, Argentina.<br/><br/>1944 Studied drawing and painting at "Taller Torres Garcia".<br/>1946 First show of drawings together with the Hungarian sculptor Anthony Khun, Sao Paolo, Brazil.<br/>1949 Traveled to Argentina as set designer for the company o Modern Dances of Miryan Winslow.<br/>-<br/>Traveled to Valparaiso and Santiago de Chile.