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Art ID1201
Classification Mixed Media  
Artist Houston Conwill; Estella Conwill; Joseph DePace  
Title of Work DuSable's Journey 
Print Issue  
Date Made 1991  
Medium Terrazo and inlaid brass 
Dimensions: (in inches) Height: 18'     Width: 18'     
Description

 

Biographical information?

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Houston Conwill, sculptor
Born in 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lives in New York
Education
1976-M.F.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1973-B.F.A., Howard University, Washington DC
1969-70- University of Texas, Austin
1963-66- St. Meinrad Monastery, Indiana
Honors
1990-Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Niagara University
-Distinguished Alumnus, Howard University
1989-Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, also 1982
1987-Fellowship, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
1985-Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
1984-Prix de Rome, American academy in Rome
1982-Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Ebonics Outstanding Alumnus, University of Southern California

Estella Conwill Majozo, poet
Born in 1949 in Louisville, Kentucky
Lives in New York
Education
1991-Post Doctoral Seminar, African American Culture:
History, Culture, Method, Center for the Study of
Black American Literature and Culture, University of Pennsylvania.
1980-Ph.D., English, University of Iowa
1976-M.A., University of Louisville, Kentucky
1975-B.A., University of Louisville, Kentucky
Publications
Jiva Telling Rites, Third World Press, 1991.
"The Call/Response" and "Gwendolyn Was Here/Is"
in Say That the River Turns, Third World Press, 1987.
"Contradictions in Black Life: Recognized and Reconciled in
How I Got Ovah", CLA Journal XXV, No.1.
Darkness Knows, Lake Mc Bride, Iowa, Macaenas Press, 1979.
Love Songs and New Spirituals, Edited with Frederick Woodard,
Iowa City, University of Iowa, 1980.
Metamorphosis, Louisville, Bruce Press, 1975.
True Poems, Edited with Frederick Woodard, Iowa City
University of Iowa, 1978.

Joseph DePace, architect
Born in 1954 in New York
Lives in New York
Education
1982-M.Arch. in Urban Design, Harvard University
1978-B.Arch., City College of New York
Honors
1989-Clemson University Performing Arts Center Competition
1986-Gendhi National Cultural Center Competition, New Delhi
1985-Exhibition of Project, Venice Biennale in Architecture
1984-Steedman Fellowship, American Academy in Rome
1978-Del Gaudio Award, New York Society of Architects
 

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