UICA Curator Juana Williams will serve as the juror.
Juana Williams is the Exhibitions Curator at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA). She holds a BA in Art and an MA in Art History, both from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to joining UICA, Williams held multiple positions at various art institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Wayne State University Art Department Gallery, the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Williams is passionate about community engagement, elevating diverse voices, and giving a platform to artists for innovative expressions. She continually advocates for liberating artists and preserving art-centered spaces. She creates exhibitions to work as a catalyst for dialogue centered on current cultural topics, to support artists, and to promote the power of visual arts.