Flower of Unending Darkness

  • Biography

    Richard Stout (1934 - present)

    Richard Stout
    Born Beaumont, 1934 – lives in Houston

    Education/Professional Career:
    Art Academy of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1952-53
    BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1957
    Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1968
    MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1969
    University of Houston, Instructor, 1969-74
    University of Houston, Professor, 1975-95

    Selected Exhibitions:
    1951 - Beaumont Art League,Texas
    1952 - Cincinnati Art League, Ohio
    1953 - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    1955-78 - “Beaumont Art Museum Tri-State Annual” (regular exhibitions)
    1956 - 1014 Art Center, Chicago (solo)
    1958-61 - Beaumont Art Museum,Texas (solo)
    1964 - Kansas City Art Institute (solo?)
    1965 - Texas Painting and Sculpture Annual,Witte Museum, San Antonio
    1968-70 - Contemporary American Art, sponsored by U.S. Department of
    Commerce, toured Australia
    1973 - “Three Americans”, Texas Fine Arts Association
    1974 - “Abstract Painting in Houston”, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    1975 - Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (solo)
    1975 - “Five Painters”, Pollock Galleries, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
    1977 - International Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
    1979 - Achenbach & Kimmerich, Dusseldorf, Germany
    1980 - “Eros”, Julius Hummel Kunsthandlung,Vienna
    1982 - “Art from Houston in Norway”, Stavenger Kunstforening, Norway
    1985 - “Fresh Paint: The Houston School,” The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    2007 - “Texas Modern,” Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University

    Selected Major Collections
    Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont
    Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin
    Butler Institute of Art,Youngstown, Ohio
    Dallas Museum of Art
    Houston Lighting and Power
    Kupferstich Kabinet, Museum of Art, Dresden, Germany
    McNay Museum, San Antonio
    Menil Collection, Houston
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    Welch Foundation, Houston
    (in addition to other private collections)