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Houston Chandler

 (born 1914)
Houston E. "Keg" Chandler is active/lives in Iowa, Missouri.  Houston Chandler is known for wood sculpture, masks, ceramics, graphics, painting.

Biography   Houston Chandler


"Resistance of the material is not itself a hindrance…it creates fertile energy in one's mind."

Houston 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, Elizabeth Catlett.

Chandler studied with Humbert Albrizio, Lester Longman and James LeChay. During the summer of 1946, he resided at   ...  Displaying 750 of 2185 characters.

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