African-American artist whose work was motivated with the art of Jose Clemente Orozco as well as other Mexican muralists. He crossed many media, creating cartoons, natural oils, and collage. He was significantly influenced with the mural artwork of Diego Rivera. He went to the very first historically dark college and college or university in america, Lincoln University, after that Boston University, accompanied by New York College or university, where he had written for a regular journal known as The Medley. His painting, “The Come back of Odysseus,” was placed on display on the Artwork Institute of Chicago. He was created in Charlotte, NEW YORK, to mom Bessye J. Bearden; they relocated to NEW YORK while he was still a young child, and his family members quickly became mixed up in Harlem Renaissance. He was the co-writer of “Ocean Air flow,” the jazz amount popularized by Billy Eckstine and Dizzy Gillespie.