The wrong water fountain and other traumas. Bob Selby makes art from memories of the Jim Crow South.

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New England artist Bob Selby’s instatllation, “The Doors of Segregation Project,” is a metaphor for the obstacles to racial unity that exist despite the progress that’s been made breaking down walls.

Having had a long career as an award-winning illustrator and college art professor, Bob is now painting his soul in retirement.

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