Alvin Hollingsworth, also known under pseudonym Alvin Holly, was an American painter and one of the first African-American comic-strip illustrators.
Featured image: Alvin Hollingsworth - Standing by the Sea, ca. 1960 (detail). Acrylic, Oil and Collage on Board. 27 × 33 in. 68.6 × 83.8 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy RoGallery