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:
https://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/bibliographic_entity%7Cbibliographic_details%7C4078817

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: http://www.artnet.com/artists/may-howard-jackson/

Further reading:
https://aaregistry.org/story/a-great-sculptor-ahead-of-her-time-may-jackson/
PAFA Acquires Landscape Painting by May Howard Jackson: https://bit.ly/3kUGgNH
https://www.thekinseycollection.com/

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