Oscar Bailey

Oscar Bailey (1925 – 2010) earned a B.A. in art from Wilmington College in Ohio in 1951 and shortly thereafter went to work for a commercial printer in Delaware, Ohio. Deciding to make photography his career, he then enrolled in the MFA program at Ohio University College in Buffalo, New York graduating in 1958 with a degree in photography. In 1969, Bailey came to USF to start their photography program until he retired in 1985. Oscar Bailey was an active participant in the early days of Graphicstudio, contributing his expertise to a number of projects including those of Robert Rauschenberg and James Rosenquist.

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