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.

Education:

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

Media:

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

Areas of focus:

Contemporary figurative acrylics

Website:

sandiebaconfineart.com

Exhibition highlights:

  • “Chicago Inside Out,” Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL – 2018
  • “EcoArts,” 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’s 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.

Node Highlight: 
bacon_monetspond_-_sandra_bacon.jpg