Created and Sold by David Hayes

David Hayes

Vertical Motif Number 7 - Public Sculptures

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Vertical Motif Number 7, 1977. On the grounds of Saint Thomas Aquinas church at the University of Connecticut. It is donated to the artist’s longtime parish shortly after his death.

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David Hayes
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American Modern Master David Hayes, 1931-2013.

David Hayes was born in Hartford, Connecticut and received an A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1953 and a M.F.A. degree from Indiana University in 1955 where he studied with David Smith. He has received a post-doctoral Fulbright award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is a recipient of the Logan Prize for Sculpture and an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He has had some 400 exhibitions and is included in over 100 institutional collections including those of the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York. In 2007 was conferred an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Albertus Magnus College. He worked in Coventry, Connecticut and Paris, France over a period of six decades.