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Oleary Bacon, American artist. Recipient Outstanding Contribution award Civitan Club, Frankfort, 1987, Outstanding Merit award Lexington Art League, 1992; grantee Kentucky Foundation for Women, Louisville, 1992, American Institute of Architects grantee Summerfair, Inc., Cincinnati, 1993.


Bacon, Oleary was born on December 16, 1944 in Louisville. Daughter of Cuttie William and Erma Nell Bacon.


Bachelor in Sociology, Kentucky State College, 1967. Master of Social Work, Loyola University, Chicago, 1973.


Field worker Department for Econ Security, Louisville, 1967-1969. Unit supervisor Department for Human Resources, 1969-1973, branch supervisor, 1969-1974, district program manager Covington, Kentucky, 1974-1981, administrative specialist Frankfort, 1981-1991. Fine artist O'Leary Bacon, Universal Artist, Newport, since 1985.

Janitor Ohio Building Services, Cincinnati, since 1996.


Board member United Way Greater Cincinnati, 1976-1979. President board directors Northern Kentucky Community Center, Covington, 1978-1980. Personnel chairperson Covington Family Health, 1980.

Volunteer Library. for Blind Kentucky Department Libraries, Frankfort, 1983-1984, Civitan Club, Frankfort, 1987. Supporter Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, Alabama, 1999. Member National Museum for Women in Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Rading, gourmet cooking, sewing, framing, whittling.


Cuttie William

Erma Nell Bacon