Jorge Dumas (1928 - 1985) 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.
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.