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Conwill, Houston

(born: 1947) 

Born in Louisville, KY, Houston Conwill is a multi-talented painter and sculptor. He has received many awards, including the Prix de Rome Fellowship in 1984 and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in 1987. He collaborated on the creation of a terrazzo and brass project, Rivers, for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Houston Conwill is the brother of artist and poet Estelle Conwill Majozo. For more see The African American Almanac, 9th ed.; St. James Guide to Black Artists, ed. by T. Riggs; and Art at the Edge, by H. Conwill and S. Krane.


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NKAA Entry: Majozo, Estelle Conwill
NKAA Source: African American almanac
NKAA Source: St. James guide to Black artists
NKAA Source: St. James guide to Black artists

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NKAA Entry:  Majozo, Estelle Conwill

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