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“People call it contemporary, untraditional folk art, part painting, part collage.” He admits that often when he finishes a painting he finds himself wondering, “Where in the world did that come from?” Acoustic, mixed media Left: Panties, mixed media

individual pieces. It’s amazing the different things people see in my art. They come up with some great stories!” Bibb himself is reluctant to define his art. “I can’t put a name to it. It doesn’t fit in any niche. ” When pressed, his description sounds more like a list of ingredients than a definition. “Textural, found objects, assemblage, folk, heavy Southern influence…” Again, he seems happier to let those who see his work categorize it. “People call it contemporary, untraditional folk art, part painting, part collage.” He admits that often when he finishes a painting he finds himself wondering, “Where in the world did that come from?” Susan Robertson, Director of the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama and a former Anniston resident, says that the art world is seeing more young artists like Bibb producing art that reflects a fascination with technology, media and materials. “As

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a group these ‘Gen Y’ artists have greater access to more materials, technology, information, and leisure time. The ‘cut and paste’

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