Renée Stout
Lives & Works in Washington, D.C., USA
Renée Stout draws inspiration from current social and political events, the African diaspora, daily city life, and the spiritual realm. Stout’s objects and paintings often emerge from her decades long research into art history and Hoodoo spiritual traditions that have arisen from African roots through American slavery to the present.

Stout achieved her BFA at Carnegie Mellon University. Since then, she has received numerous awards including The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Award, The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award, Women’s Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award, Anonymous Was a Woman Award, the Joan Mitchell Painter and Sculptors Grant, and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award.

Most recent exhibitions include Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art, Toledo Museum, Speed Museum and Minneapolis Institute of Art (2022) and The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, (2022). Her work is included in a large number of globally recognised US-based collections including, The National Gallery, The Met, Smithsonian Institution, The Nasher, The High Museum of Art, Hirshhorn Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Saint Louis Art Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

Renée Stout will be presented by MARC STRAUS.
Renée Stout, Escape Plan D, With High John Root (Connecting the Dots), 2018, Graphite and mixed media on paper, 53.34 x 45.72 cm. Courtesy of the artist and MARC STRAUS.