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Martin Puryear

Born: 23-May-1941
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sculptor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Post-minimalist

Father: Reginald
Mother: Martina
Brother: (four brothers)
Sister: (two sisters)
Sister: Rachelle
Wife: Jeanne Gordon (m. 1986)

    High School: Archbishop Carroll High School, Washington, DC
    University: District of Columbia Teachers College, Washington, DC
    University: BA, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (1963)
    University: Swedish Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden (1966-68)
    University: MFA Sculpture, Yale University (1971)
    Professor: Fisk University, Nashville, TN (1971-73)
    Professor: University of Maryland College Park (1974-78)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1992
    John Edwards for President
    Obama for America
    Peace Corps (1973-75)
    Peace Corps Sierra Leone (1964-65)
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    MacArthur Fellowship


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