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A Conversation with J.B. Forbes and Bob Shay

A Conversation with J.B. Forbes and Bob Shay

A conversation with J.B. Forbes and Bob Shay will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 7pm at Heartland Art Club.

A Conversation with J.B. Forbes and Bob Shay will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at pm at at Heartland Art Club in Kirkwood, MO. Come experience over 40 years of images and stories these two St. Louis icons have delivered to the public by the printed page featuring photography and illustrations.



or...What does life hold after a deadline.

Featuring the photography and illustrations of J.B. Forbes & Bob Shay

Starting June 15, view over 50 works by Post-Dispatch Chief Photographer, J.B. (James) Forbes and former Post-Dispatch news artists, and current illustrator, teacher, Bob Shay at the Galleries at Heartland Art Club.

Since 1975, J.B. Forbes has been at the Post-Dispatch, first as a photojournalist, then Director of Photography and now Chief Photographer. He specialized in sports photography and has traveled to 27 countries covering wars, earthquakes, medical missions and current events.

Bob Shay was a news artist at the Post-Dispatch for nine years. Those years and it's recognition allowed Bob to pursue many outside opportunities and build a successful freelance business. He purchased and renovated an historic building in Benton Park West and bid farewell to the Post-Dispatch. Bob credits working at the Post for numerous things, primarily... learning the ability to work quickly! Everything was a deadline right now!

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