Hackney, Malcolm

Category: Artists

Hackney, Malcolm (1913-1982)

Malcolm Hackney was born in 1913. Before he joined the WPA Art Project he was a commercial artist and student at the Yale Art School. While living in New Haven he worked for the WPA from 1938-1939, doing most of his work for the Index of American Design. Hackney died in 1982.

Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; Social Security Death Index; WPA Federal Arts Project Newsletters, 1938, 1940.

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Malcolm Hackney:

Painted Chest (tulips): watercolor
Dove: watercolor
Franklin: watercolor
Flying Duck: watercolor
Pipe: watercolor
Chest on Chest: watercolor
Eagle: watercolor
Hackney, Malcolm