Born September 7~ May Howard Jackson

May Howard Jackson (September 7, 1877-July 12, 1931) was an American sculptor, artist, and educator. She was the first known African American woman to attend PAFA, receiving a full scholarship.
Biography on Alexander Street website:

Portrait Bust of an African by May Howard Jackson
1899 / Bronze / 21″x12-3/4″ / Kinsey African American Art & History Collection (travels)

May Howard Jackson on Artnet:

Further reading:
PAFA Acquires Landscape Painting by May Howard Jackson:

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