Houston E "Keg" Chandler
Houston E. "Keg" Chandler was active/lived in Iowa, Missouri. Houston Chandler is known for wood sculpture, masks, ceramics, graphics, painting.
Biography Houston E. "Keg" Chandler
"Resistance of the material is not itself a hindrance…it creates fertile energy in one's mind."
Chandler, or "Keg" to his friends and acquaintances, attended Vashon
High School and Lincoln University in St Louis. Chandler was a
talented athlete as well as artist, and he competed in the 1934 St
Louis relays. He was also a first-rate football player. He
continued his education at the University of Iowa, earning both an MA
and an MFA. He was the second African-American to earn an MFA from the
University of Iowa, the first being his friend and fellow sculptor,
Chandler studied with Humbert Albrizio, Lester Longman and James
LeChay. During the summer of 1946, he resided at
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