BRIDGEPORT — Convicted felon Byron Troy has been home for five years after serving time for a gun charge and turned to art as a new outlet.
Troy, who lives in Norwalk but whose sculpture was a part of a nonviolence-themed art show in Bridgeport on Friday, said he used to be a “stick up man” — he would rob people while wielding a gun.
“Less Guns, More Roses,” was the theme at the anti-violence art show Friday at Blends Gallery on Main Street. Henry Reyes, one of the gallery’s curators, said there were 25 artists featured from Connecticut and 10 artists featured from New York. There were also clothing vendors from various Connecticut locations.
Troy’s art fit perfectly into the show’s theme, Reyes said Read More