|Born||Emma Serena Dillard
December 20, 1887
Amherst County, Virginia
|Died||June 27, 1980(aged 92)|
|Education||Randolph-Macon Woman's College|
|Movement||American Folk Art|
Queena Stovall (20 December 1887 – 27 June 1980) was an American folk artist sometimes called "The Grandma Moses of Virginia."
Born Emma Serena Dillard in Amherst County, Virginia, she married at age nineteen and began painting at age sixty-two. She completed forty-seven paintings before her death. The Fenimore Art Museum holds her work in its permanent collection. A major exhibition of her work, entitled "Queena Stovall, Artist of the Blue Ridge Piedmont," was mounted in 1974–1975 and traveled to Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, Virginia, October 6–25, 1974; to the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia, January–March, 1975; and to the New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, N.Y., April–September, 1975.
- Jones, Louis C.; Jones, Agnes Halsey (1974). Queena Stovall, Artist of the Blue Ridge Piedmont: An Exhibition. New York State Historical Association..
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