Forrest Bess1911-1977

Checkerboard Foundation
New York, NY

$20,000 toward Forrest Bess: Here is a Sign, a documentary film/video. Working his entire life in Bay City, Texas, Bess was a self-taught visionary painter of iconic and enigmatic images on small canvases. The documentary will be co-directed by filmmakers Chuck Smith and Ari Marcopoulos.