"Art is my passion as it is central to everything that I do."
Dr. Arthur Bacon did not not start out as a visual artist. "In graduate school, at Howard University, Bacon’s involvement in his passion was limited to illustrations for scientific papers — he had little time for other things. He received his M.S. and Ph.D., in 1963 and 1967, respectively. He is credited with discovering a new species of protozoa. But visual art has always been his first passion. More