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Ona Hayes

Ona Hayes (American, 20th century) collection available at the Michigan Art Gallery.

Ona Hayes was known for clean, simplified "Creative Expressionist" depictions in oil and was a student of Ruth Loring Janes. Her work "Odd Lots" was featured in a Detroit News article reviewing the Wheaton Gallery in Detroit: "'Odd Lots' by the same artist (Ona Hayes) is a bit of topsy-turvy geometry in pleasing shades of olive, lemon yellow, rust and brown. Containers ranging from the homely utilitarian to the beautifully eccentric all have their place in the lively pattern."

- The Detroit News, 1960s