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George Hill

Full name: George Snow Hill
Gender: Male
Born: November 13, 1898 in Munising, Michigan, United States
Died: February 3, 1969 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Husband of Polly Hill.

Biography

American graphic artist George Hill, husband of Polly Hill won an Honorable Mention at the 1932 Art Competitions in the category of graphic art paintings for his work Surf Fishing. He was one of the first black painters in the United States who gained fame in the 1930s and 1940s. Nevertheless, many of his works were ignored, not published, or simply stolen in the USA, which still had legal racism. He was a painter and sculptor, but gained most of his attention with murals.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 33 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings United States USA HM

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 33 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings HM Surf Fishing
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