Acclaimed artist creating major Tom Lee Park installation

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 07, 2021 5:13 AM CT | Published: October 06, 2021 3:58 PM CT

“Even though Memphis may seem like a smaller city or less important in the world of art, I think that the project is one of the most significant opportunities for me,” the artist said. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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