It starts with a few brush stokes, brown swoops on a bright white canvas. As artist Dr. Art Bacon leans over to peer at his subject—a young girl seated on a stool—a classroom full of fourth-graders leans forward to watch him.
Soon, the swoops and swishes of brown paint form the familiar face of one…
Dr. Art Bacon has worn a lot of hats in his 80 years — scientist, researcher, student, educator, civil rights activist.
But as he addressed a crowded room of observers in Troy University’s International Arts Center on Tuesday, he focused on the role that makes him happiest.
“For 40 years I had essentially a dual…
Renowned painter, scientist, educator and civil rights activist Dr. Art Bacon will discuss his new exhibit at Troy University’s International Arts Center on Feb. 27.
Bacon’s Gallery Talk takes place from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the center, which will display his work through April 23.
Bacon will discuss his art and inspiration, followed…