Also a talented artist, In 1990 Hardison’s portrait of Sojouner Truth was presented to Nelson Mandela by New York Governor Cuomo. Her work has been presented to various U.S. and foreign dignitaries.
Other notables she depicted were Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman. They have been auctioned for more than $1300 per sculpture.
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