Acrylic and latex on panel, 32″ x 48″
Eliot (left) and Joe were born in Dodge, Nebraska. Eliot died in his youth. Joe was born in 1920. He was a bright student graduating from high school a couple years early. He worked in the family movie house, tavern and he was a fireman and assisted the local Doctor with emergencies. The Navy sent him to Northwestern University to teach radio then Eniwetok and Bikini Atoll. After that war he became an architect. Joe was my Dad and we spent a lot of time in galleries and museums looking at art.
Tom Bicak was born in rural Nebraska and moved to Idaho in 1976 while pursuing an academic career in physiology and ethology. After 15 years of teaching and research, Tom took a 28-year break and created Celebration Park, Idaho’s only Archaeological park. Tom is nationally recognized as a champion of Rock Art preservation, he built numerous parks, and a museum. He was instrumental in the creation of the Idaho Oregon Snake River Water Trail, The Desert Studies Institute at BSU, preservation of the Guffey Bridge and the Idaho Cupule Stone. Now Tom aspires to be a painter.