1985 Color offset lithograph
21 1/2 x 29 3/4 in.
Born 1942, New Orleans, LA
1973 M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore
1969 B.A., Southern University, New Orleans, LA
SELECTED AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS
2014 United States Artists Fellowship, James Baldwin Fellow
2013 National Conference of Artists (NCA) Life Time Achievement Award
Artist in Residence, RedLine Milwaukee “Roll With It, Brass Bands in the streets of New Orleans”, Duke University Press
2012 Sculpture Commission, Jimmy Club Sculpture Garden, St. Ann, Louisiana
2011 Artist in Residence, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA)
2009 Artist in Residence, École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nantes, France
2008 The Benjamin Altman Prize, National Academy of Design
2006 The Pollock Krasner Foundation Award
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
2005 Cue Art Foundation Fellowship
2004 The Governor’s Award, State of Louisiana
2002-4 Artist in Residence, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
2000 Artist in Residence, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
1997 Commission, Spoffard Juvenile Detention Center, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Louisiana Division of the Arts Artist Fellowship NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Arts for Transit, (135th St/Lenox Ave)
Commission, Philadelphia International Airport, Terminal A (Murals)
1995 Municipal Collaborative Project for Downtown Winston-Salem, N.C.
1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1993 John Guggenheim Fellowship (sculpture)
1989-90 New York State Council on the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Visual Art Fellowship
1987 New York Foundation for the Arts Artists Fellowship Award
1985-86 Brandywine Workshop Visiting Artist Fellowship
1984-85 and 1989-90 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship Grant
1983 and 1988 Commission, Public Art Fund, Inc., New York, NY
1980-81 Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement, New York
1977-78 Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
1976 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD, (Sculpture)
Offered at $3800
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