John Wesley Hardrick (September 21, 1891 – October 18, 1968) was an African-American artist.
- Life without labor is crime, and labor without art is brutality.
- Said in 1914 during an exhibit at Allen Chapel in Indianapolis; cited in William Edward Taylor, Harriet Garcia Warkel and Margaret Taylor Burroughs, A Shared Heritage, Indianapolis Museum of Art
- Cf. John Ruskin: "Life without industry is guilt, and industry without art is brutality," from Lectures on Art (1870), lecture III