Sandra Bacon

Sandra is a classically trained versatile artist whose artworks are inspired by nature, art materials and intellectual curiosity. Her practice spans from weekly figure drawing to painting in a variety of mediums. She shows in galleries throughout the Midwest, is in numerous corporate collections, and has received many commissions.


  • Maryland Institute Graduate School of Painting - M.F.A.
  • University of Redlands - B.A.
  • New Trier West High School


Contemporary and traditional acrylics, drawing, watercolor, oil, painted sculpture

Areas of focus:

Contemporary figurative acrylics


Exhibition highlights:

  • Chicago Inside Out, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL - 2018
  • Arts, The Art Center of Highland Park, Highland Park, IL - 2018
  • Transmogrification, Elmhurst Art Center, Elmhurst, IL - 2017
  • ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI - 2014-2017
  • Chicago Tree Project, Chicago Sculpture International, Chicago, IL - 2017-2018

Other interests and inspirations:

Murals and public art

Sandra' teaching style:

She teaches workshops throughout the Midwest on materials and painting techniques using a range of mediums and a variety of styles.  She focuses on allowing students to explore processes.

Sandra loves EAC because . . .

It is openminded and emphasizes strong skill-based work.  She enjoys the camaraderie and exposure to contemporary artwork through classes and exhibitions.

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