African Americans in Art…… Palmer Cole Hayden..

Mr. Palmer Cole Hayden was known as a Harlem Renaissance artist and was born in 1890.  He gained publicity in 1926 for a painting titled the Schooners which won him the prize given by William Harmon. After selling this painting he took the procedes and went to Paris to further immerse himself in art. He won the same award again for a still life painting years later. Mr. Hayden died in 1973.

Mr. Palmer Cole Hayden worked in both oils and watercolors.

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