2023 "Urban/Rural Conversation" Artist: Walter Bailey


May 26, 2023

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"I believe the visual aRTs is an ever-changing natural creative process that adapts and changes so new aRT can be born. As a young Black Expressionist visionary, I always searched for the next great horizon. I broke with tradition during the tumultuous 1960s Black cultural revolution to explore new non-traditional media. I wanted distinction in style, theme, and expression. I found it in the durable but sensitive smooth acrylic polymer glass surface. Acrylic aRT potential for bold aRT, aRT forms, and genres is the driving force in the evolution of my creative envelope. Today I seek to vanguard change as I cling to one century and envision my Acrylic Fusion aRTs© medium expanding to the next."

-Walter Bailey

Artwork Location

Walter Bailey will have artwork on display May 16-July 6, 2023, at the MSU Extension Office at Focus Hope in Detroit. Additionally, Walter Bailey will also display artwork from July 6-August 5, 2023, at Art 634 in Jackson. 

Walter Bailey will also have select work on display at the following locations:

  • Windwalker Underground Gallery in Charlott: June 30-August 15, 2023
  • Art 634 in Jackson: July 6-August 5, 2023
  • Owosso Armory in Owosso: August 17-September 20, 2023

Artist Reception

June 14, 2023, Noon
MSU Extension-Focus Hope in Detroit
Music provided by Brandon McCoy

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