From an early age I was fascinated by the mysterious and the unknown. I questioned and wrestled with concepts of being, identity and the purpose. I soon developed a deep desire to help others and went on to study Osteopathic Medicine. As an identical twin I was fully aware of what I call a metaphysical connection, a connection beyond the body and as a teenager I witnessed a number of so called "paranormal" or exceptional experiences which would go on to shape my life. These would eventually lead me to study a Masters degree in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies at Northampton University at the Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes (CSAPP). I have worked at the prestigious College of Psychic Studies in London as a tutor and consultant, seeing clients who were often searching for a spiritual connection and/or development of their intuitive & psychic skills, as well as helping those clients coping with grief. I have been a healer member of the Healing Trust for 30 years and now worked as an Osteopath in my own private practice for 30 years. I set up when I was 22 year old. This is still my main work and I occasionally teach at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine.
My artistic practice started in 2011, when I trained in sculpture at the London Atelier of Representational Art and then went on to complete an MA in Sculptural Practice from Colchester School of Art in 2013. My work integrates and is informed by my previous work and intellectual and spiritual interests; exploring existential themes through figurative expressionism. I deliberately limit each bronze figure to one unique edition referencing the singularity and complexity of the individual nature of human existence and experience.
"Bacon has made a career of pushing the boundaries of figuration within his respective medium. He engages with construction and deconstruction to create one-off figures posing questions of spirituality, the human body and its capabilities for movement, and comparison of material versus immaterial existence. Through the work we see Bacon’s sculptural pursuit of the Beyond the Body."