Marvin Hayes (b.1939-)
Hayes is an award winning illustrator, whose work appeared in Esquire, McCall's, Playboy, Redbook, Readers' Digest, Time, and Good Housekeeping. Encouraged by Ted Rousseau and Meyer Schapiro, he turned to fine art, working primarily in egg tempera and copperplate etchings.
Born on September 30, 1939 in Canton, Mississippi, his family moved to Orange, Texas before he was 2 years old. After World War II, the family relocated to Hamshire, Texas. He was recognized for his artistic as well as athletic abilities in high school. At graduation in 1958, he was recruited by legendary coach Bear Bryant and received a football scholarship to Texas A&M University. After o
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