Born in Houston, TX on May 8, 1910. Hayes studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. By the 1930s he had settled in San Francisco where he had further study at the CSFA under Boynton and Stackpole. He died in Marin County, CA on July 26, 1958.
Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1937-41.
Works held in public places: Woodland (CA) Post Office; SF Boys' Club (mural); San Francisco Museum of (Modern) Art.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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