Houston Conwill, American sculptor, Died at 69


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.