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us: Stout, Renée

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    • us: Stout, Renée, 1958-
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    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Junction City (Kan.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Orleans (La.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Carnegie-Mellon University
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) African American art
          (lcsh) African American art--African influences
            (lcsh) Vodou--Southern States
              (lcsh) Vodou in art
                (naf) Laveau, Marie, 1794-1881
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) African American artists
                    (lcsh) African American women artists
                • Additonal Related Forms

                  • us: Mayfield, Fatima, 1958-
                • Sources

                  • found: MacGaffey, W. Astonishment and power, c1993: t.p. (Renée Stout) pub. info. (African-American artist)
                  • found: Her Hoodoo you love, c1998: t.p. (Renée Stout) p. 122 (b. 1958, Junction City, Kan.; artist; lives in Washington, D.C.)
                  • found: Tales of the conjure woman, 2013: title-page (Renée Stout) pages 13-15 (work explores the African American experience and system of African-derived beliefs from slavery to the present, known as Hoodoo or conjuring; has two alter egos, Madam Ching and Fatima Mayfield, a fictional healer/fortuneteller, whom she uses to express her work)
                  • found: Renee Stout's website, via WWW, June 3, 2014 (grew up in Pittsburgh; received BA from Carnegie Mellon in 1980; moved to Washington DC in 1985; trained as a painter but uses a variety of media: painting, drawing, prints, mixed media sculpture, photography and installation; works encourage self-examination, self-empowerment and self-healing)
                  • found: Wikipedia, June 3, 2014 (Renee Stout; artistic influences include Yoruba sculpture, and the nkisi (sacred objects); major subjects include Haitian Vodou, the culture of New Orleans and the creole Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau; strongly connected through her art to New Orleans)
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