In Focus Podcast

Episode 71  

Bob grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts near the infamous Lizzy Borden house…


Welcome painter/art instructor Bob Dec to In-Focus Podcast Number 71. Bob, who is originally from Fall River, Massachusetts,  received his BFA from the then Southeastern Massachusetts University, today’s University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in 1975.

Bob Dec received his MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 1977. He concentrated on painting drawing, printmaking, and photography while studying for both degrees.

Robert M. “BOB” Dec, has exhibited in art galleries and museums from New York City to throughout New England since 1975. Bob has experimented with a variety of styles of painting and photography throughout the years ranging from very realistic, to abstract.

Much of his work is inspired by classic cars, landscape, politics, the environment and music. Recent work has featured landscape using photo transfer techniques, acrylic, and pastel.

Listen in on his conversation as The Artist Index’s host, Ron Fortier delves more into Bob’s life, work, and future ambitions. This episode was recorded with Zoom during the pandemic of 2020. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR THE PODCAST LINK or LISTEN HERE(new episodes are added a short time after being posted here)

The whole concept of The Artists Index and the journey we are on is are still in the making and very organic. And, at this critical time in our country’s history, challenged by the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have continued to podcast remotely, assisted by Zoom, in order to assure that our guests remain safe and, in the comfort of their home.

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Robert M. Dec

Holden, Massachusetts


This program is supported in part by a grant from the New Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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