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us: Lee-Smith, Hughie

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    • us: Smith, Hughie Lee-
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        (naf) Eustis (Fla.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Albuquerque (N.M.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Cleveland School of Art
        • Organization: (naf) Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.)
        • Organization: (naf) Wayne State University
        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
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        (lcsh) Painters
          (lcsh) Printmakers
            (lcsh) Educators
        • Sources

          • found: Data from Beacon Films for Portrait of two artists [MP] 1982 (subj.) (Hughie Lee-Smith, American artist)
          • found: Three masters, 1988: t.p. (Hughie Lee-Smith) p. 40 (b. 10/20/15)
          • found: King-Hammond, Leslie. Hughie Lee-Smith, 2010: eCIP data view (African American painter Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999); his paintings are described as metaphysical and philosophical explorations of human relationships)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 26, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lee-Smith, Hughie; painter, printmaker, educator; born 20 September 1915 in Eustis, Florida, United States; studied at the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts; graduated with a certificate from the Cleveland School of Art (1938); was a printmaker in a WPA-sponsored art education project; was hired by Claflin College, Orangeburg, South Carolina, to develop an art curriculum (1939); received a bachelor's degree in Art Education, Detroit's Wayne State University (1953); was artist in residence at Howard University (1969-1971); his most familiar and acclaimed paintings are “Girl with Balloon” (1949), “Boy with a Tire” (1952), “Man Standing on His Head” (1970), and “The Dreamer” (1999); awards: the Founders Prize of the Detroit Institute of Arts (1951), the National Academy of Design Clarke Prize (1959), four awards from Audubon Artists Inc., election to the National Academy of Design ;his works are held in the National Museum of American Art and the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, D.C., the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City; died 23 February 1999 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States)
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          • 1983-07-20: new
          • 2015-04-20: revised
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