|Renee L. Stout|
Junction City, Kansas
|Training||Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
Stout was born in Junction City, Kansas, and raised in Pittsburgh, in a family that enjoyed creative activities. Her mother did needlework. Her father, a mechanic and steelworker, liked to tinker. An uncle was a fine-art painter.
She has participated in numerous exhibitions including several exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and at the De Beyerd Museum in the Netherlands. Her work is in numerous collections including The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. Her awards include two Pollock Krasner Foundation Awards, The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Regional Visual Arts Fellowship, a Tryon Center for Visual Arts Residency, and the Driskell Prize given by the High Museum of Art. In 2012 she was named the winner of 2012 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. 
- Ackland Art Museum article retrieved January 7, 2007
- Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture (2011). Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists (1st ed ed.). Baltimore, Md: Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. ISBN 9780615436142.
- "Renée Stout / American Art". Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
- The View From Here article retrieved January 7, 2007.
- Official website of Artist Renee Stout retrieved January 7, 2007
- Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun, July 15, 2012.
- Renee Stout, official website