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us: Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1940-02-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-05-22
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Columbus (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Columbus (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Columbus (Ohio)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbus College of Art and Design
        • Affiliation End: 1960
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbus Metropolitan Library (Franklin County, Ohio)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbus Museum of Art
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Tacoma Art Museum
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Brooklyn Museum
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Artists
            (lcsh) Art teachers
        • Sources

          • found: Rosen, M.J. Elijah's angel, c1992: CIP t.p. (Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson; illustrator)
          • found: Symphonic poem, 2003: CIP t.p. (Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson) data (b. 1940)
          • found: Wikipedia, May 26, 2015 (Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson; born February 18, 1940, Columbus, Ohio; died May 22, 2015, Columbus, Ohio; graduated from the Columbus Art School cum laude in 1960; diverse body of work ranges from drawings and woodcuts to complex sculptures made from natural and synthetic materials, such as twigs, carved leather, music boxes, and “hogmawg,” her own material composed of mud, grease, dyes, and glue; shown at the Columbus Museum of Art, the Tacoma Art Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 8, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn; Brenda Lynn Robinson; installation artist, educator; born 18 February, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, United States; lived in Poindexter Village; raised as a Catholic but attended Union Grove Baptist Church; graduated from a public school in Columbus (1957); took Saturday classes at Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD); worked at Columbus Public Library (1957-1964); was an art instructor at the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department; participated in a study tour in Africa (1979); added “Aminah” (faithful) to her given names (1980); exhibited works, galleries and museums in Chicago, New York, St. Louis (1983), National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Wexner Center for the Arts; won Ohio Governor's Award for the Visual Arts (1984), received a fellowship from the Institute for Contemporary Art in New York (1989))
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          • 1991-09-27: new
          • 2015-09-21: revised
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