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Simmie Lee Knox, artist.


Knox, Simmie Lee was born in 1936.


Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Temple University Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia. Master of Fine Arts, Temple University Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia.


Staff member Museum of African Art, Washington. Portrait artist, since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Portrait commissions include, Martin Luther King, Junior, Bowie State College, 1974, Frederick Douglass, Museum African Art, Washington, DC, 1975, Judge H. Carl Moultrie, The H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse, 1985, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, 1989, Dorothy Height, National Council Negro Women, 1989, David & Joyce Dinkins, The Schomburg Collection, 1993, Colonel Rosemary McCarthy, United States Army Nurse Corporation, 1994, John V. Atanasoff, Cosmos Club, 1995, Muhammad Ali, 1995, Hank & Billye Aaron, 1996, Melvin Sabshin, American Psychiatric Association, 1997, Official White House portrait, President William Clinton & First Lady Hillary Clinton, 2004, exhibitions include Biennial Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, DC, 1971.