Hayes Friedman was born in 1942 and has been working as a figure painter since the seventies. Hayes studied drawing in Greece and Italy, and studied in fine arts and the history of art from The American University.
Friedman mostly works as a big format painter, using unique and reductive choices result in highly charged, yet extremely quiet imagery.
Education : Oklahoma State University, studies in Egypt, Greece and Italy; BA in European Art History and Fine Arts at the American University; MFA in painting at The American University; Post Masters study at Skidmore College and the Corcoran School of Art.
Exhibitions : Arlington Art Center 1980; Beyond Realism at Jane Haslam Gallery 1981; Washington Project for the Arts 1981; Arkansas Art Center 1981;
Captiol Children's Museum in Washington, DC; Dimock Gallery at the Museum of George Washington University; Embassy of Guatamala; Peace Corps Executive Offices; United Arab Republic of Egypt, Cultural and Educational Bureau.