Houston Eugene Conwill
(1947 - 2016)
Houston Eugene Conwill was active/lived in New York. Houston Conwill is known for black culture themed sculpture, found objects, installation.
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Biography Houston Eugene Conwill
Following is The New York Times obituary of Houston Conwill.
"Houston Conwill, Whose Sculptures Celebrated Black Culture, Dies at 69"
By Sam Robertson, November 20, 2016
Houston Conwill, a sculptor best known for collaborative site-specific works celebrating African-American culture and spiritualism, died on Nov. 14 in the Bronx. He was 69. His wife, Kinshasha Holman Conwill, the deputy director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, said that the cause was prostate cancer.
Mr. Conwill, a former seminarian and Vietnam War veteran, assimilated a wide range of genres and forms, among them maps and bowls of earth, to depict memory, heritage and the African diaspora in wo
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