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Charles Eugene Shannon  American  1914 -1995
Born: Montgomery, AL   
Studied: Cleveland School of Art 
Emory University 
Exhibited: Alabama Arts 
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts 
Jacques Seligmann Gallery, NYC 
Golden Gate Exposition, San Francisco, 1939 
Cleveland School of Art 
Cleveland Museum of Art 
City Art Museum of St. Louis 
Carnegie Institute 
Art Institute of Chicago 
Whitney Museum of American Art 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: African-American
Subjects Known For: Genre
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Born in Montgomery, Alabama, he became a painter of southern black genre in a style of elongated, rhythmic figures, and sombre tones. He also earned a lasting reputation as the man who discovered, exhibited, and documented the folk artist, Bill Traylor.

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