Houston Eugene Conwill was born on April 2, 1947, and died on November 14, 2016.
He was an African-American artist.
He was known best for large-scale sculptural installations.
Conwill’s work has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and other major institutions.
He earned a BFA from Howard University in 1973, followed by an MFA from USC in 1976.
During 1982, Houston was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for fine arts.
In 1984, Conwill won the American Academy in Rome’s prestigious Rome Prize.
Houston Conwill passed away at 69 years old.